Patrick Linhardt is a thirty-seven-year veteran of the hydronics industry who has been designing and troubleshooting steam and hot water heating systems, pumps and controls on an almost daily basis. He is a noted educator and the author of Linhardt's Field Guide to Steam Heating (available on Amazon). Pat was awarded "Honored Associate Member" by ACCA of Greater Cincinnati in 2007, and has been instructing Ohio, Kentucky and NATE accredited classes since 2006.
He has been an occasional contributor to CONTRACTOR Magazine since 2005 and a regular monthly columnist since 2019, where his column has become the cornerstone of our successful Hydronics & Radiant section. We are proud to publish this selection of his recent work, and hope these columns serve to educate and inspire a new generation in the industry.