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Plumbing TRACK 1: Plumbing

Dan Holohan

Dan Holohan



Dan began his career in 1970 with a Long Island manufacturers’ rep. In 1989, he left there to become a writer. He has written 23 books for the heating industry, along with hundreds of magazine columns. He lectured widely and started the popular site in 1997. In 2016, Dan’s daughter, Erin Haskell took over the family business. Dan continues to write columns for the heating industry, and he is working on his fifth novel.


Dead Men’s Steam School

This all-technical seminar will make you familiar with the many types of old steam heating systems and what goes wrong with them. Dan Holohan's easy-to-follow explanations will have you seeing inside these old systems. You'll be a much better troubleshooter after this one. If you have to deal with America's older steam systems, you’re going to love this course.

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And plenty of good stories to pull all of this together. You won't be bored!


  1. Describe many of the steam systems found in America’s older buildings so that attendees will be able to identify them by type and function.
  2. Analyze the common misconceptions people have of steam systems.
  3. Verify the proper way to size, pipe, vent, and trap steam-heating systems.
  4. Use a variety of methods to analyze the cause of steam-heating problems and identify how to put together a plan to solve those problems.

This session has been approved for the following CEUs 
2.5 AIA LU/Elective AIA     0.25 IACET CEU iacet.png

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