Basic Guidelines for Sizing Large Commercial Hot Water Tanks

Basic Guidelines for Sizing Large Commercial Hot Water Tanks

A correctly-sized hot water tank is vital for many businesses including hotels, apartments, and restaurants. A tank that’s too small won’t be able to deliver enough hot water during periods of peak demand, but a tank that’s too big will require you to pay for more hot water than you need.This process is further complicated by the large number of variables that determine the ideal size of a business’s hot water tank, including the type of business, the number of customers, the number of hot … [Read more...]

950-Gallon Hot Water Vessels for a Food Manufacturer

Commercial and industrial water heating systems are never exactly the same, which is why RECO USA often custom designs a system to meet a client's particular requirements, as we did for this client project. In this article, we’ll dive into why we installed two 950-gallon stainless steel vessels with double wall heat exchangers for a national food manufacturer. Varying Hot Water Demand Swings It’s not uncommon for a food manufacturer to have massively different load needs throughout the day. In … [Read more...]

RECO USA Unveils New Control Master® at 2018’s AHR Expo in Chicago

2018’s AHR Expo at Chicago McCormick Center was the largest attended since its inception in 1930. With over 2,150 exhibitors, 72,000 attendees, and 500,000 sq feet of exhibits, the show attracted leading HVACR manufacturers & suppliers from all over the world. We were excited to demonstrate our new integrated system controller, the RECO Control Master®. The response was overwhelmingly positive, with many attendees complimentary of its large control screen and the BMS/BACnet features which … [Read more...]

What Factors into the Cost of a Commercial Hot Water Heater?

All businesses need a commercial water heater, even if it’s just to heat the tap water in the bathroom. However, some businesses such as apartments, hotels, and restaurants require far more hot water than that used by a small retail shop or office. The wide range of hot water requirements for businesses means that the variety of commercial water heaters is greater than that of residential water heaters. Selecting the best water heater for a particular business, therefore, requires careful … [Read more...]

Introducing the RECO Control Master®

We are proud to introduce our all-new general purpose programmable controller, the RECO Control Master®.  Integrated System Control for Thermal Heating Equipment Designed to work with either our own thermal heating equipment or that of others, the Control Master® provides integrated system control that includes: • Precise temperature, pressure, and level management • Full alarm/fault logging and diagnostics • Compatible with all building management systems (BMS)  Built … [Read more...]

New Operations Manager of RECO USA

RECO USA, America’s leading supplier of water heating and storage equipment, is pleased to announce Reggie Parker as its new Operations Manager.  Parker takes over from James (Jim) Brown, who is retiring after 20+ years with the company.  Parker joins RECO USA with extensive experience in fabricated metal work, field erection, and production supervision.  He comes from CB&I, the large engineering, procurement, and construction company based in the Houston, Texas area where he worked for … [Read more...]

New President of RECO USA

RECO USA, America’s leading supplier of water heating and storage equipment, is pleased to announce Bob Platt as its new President.  Platt takes over from William (Bill) Carr, who is retiring as the company’s President and had been with the company in various positions for over 40 years.  Bob Platt joins RECO USA with extensive experience in fabricated heating and fluid flow equipment and systems.  Most recently, he worked at Concepts NREC, an engineered software, design, and manufacturing … [Read more...]

500 Gallon Hot Water Storage Tanks for the US Navy

When it comes to building large commercial hot water tanks, no two projects are ever quite the same, which is why so many companies and organizations come to RECO USA for custom designed hot water tanks. Custom Building 500 Gallon Hot Water Storage Tanks The large 500-gallon tanks we built in this project were made of a particularly special material, solid 90/10 Copper-Nickel and built to American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) design code specifications. Copper Nickel Tanks These … [Read more...]

One of the Best Commercial Water Heaters On the Market: ThermoDyne HX

The Powerful, Compact ThermoDyne HX Water Heater When you think of steam & boiler water heaters, you may think of a large piece of industrial equipment that requires a lot of space – especially for high-demand applications, like you might need at a hospital or school. However, the ThermoDyne HX is an indirect-fired, semi-instantaneous steam & boiler commercial water heater that delivers high recovery capacity while requiring a smaller amount of space. Performance of a Commercial Water … [Read more...]

Is It Time to Replace My Commercial Water Heater?

Being the facility manager at a large commercial building, university, or hospital is no easy task. The list of things to do never goes away and only ever gets longer. The giant aging water heater in the basement may plug along for years without needing much attention. Until the day there's a problem with the hot water and fixing that system goes to the top of the list of priorities. Commercial Water Heaters Can Last a Long Time It's not unheard of for old hot water tanks to last 60 or even 70 … [Read more...] |

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