Amy and Steve Bohner of Alchemy Construction

Amy and Steve Bohner of Alchemy Construction.

Distillery dream becomes reality with hydronics experience

In 2011 Steve and Amy Bohner decided to open the first craft distillery in Arcata, CA They began their research conducting extensive training at a distillery in Chicago Their scope of work included assembling and installing distillery equipment, concrete work, electrical, plumbing, steam boiler installation, roof framing and venting Installation of the mechanical room included a Hurst 10 HP steam boiler for process heating only

ARCATA, CALIF. — Just an hour-and-a-half south of the Oregon border, somewhere between where the redwood forests meet the Pacific Ocean, Amy and Steve Bohner — husband and wife entrepreneurs living in Northern California — started Alchemy Construction in 1998 with a focus on sustainable building practices.

One of Steve’s specialties is his mechanical rooms for radiant heating and solar systems. Installing boilers and process piping has become something of an art form with copp

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