GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1931

GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1931

Advertisements from 1931, the third year of HPAC Engineering magazine, then called Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

1931 was a year of great American classics: Charlie Chaplin in the theaters, baseball legends Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, the first Dracula movie, and convicted gangster Al Capone. But the classics in the heating, piping, and air-conditioning industry belong to our advertisers! Take a walk through history with these vintage ads.

 

National Regulator Co.

National Regulator Co. ad from the January 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Metaphram Damper Regulators by National Regulator Co.

 

Detroit Stoker Co.

Detroit Stoker Co. ad in the January 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Detroit Stokers by Detroit Stoker Co.

 

Propellair-Inc.

Propellair-Inc. ad in the February 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Ventilating Fan from Propellair-Inc.

 

The Dayton Rubber Mfg. Co.

The Dayton Rubber Mfg. Co. ad in the February 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Dayton Cog-Belt Drives from The Dayton Mfg. Co.

 

Nichols Products Corp.

Nichols Products Corp. ad in the March 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditoning.

 

Nichols Air Heater by Nichols Products Corp.

York Ice Machinery Corp.

York Ice Machinery Corp. ad from the March 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

 

York Refrigeration by York Ice Machinery Corp.

The Herman Nelson Corp.

The Herman Nelson Corp. ad from the April 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Herman Nelson Invisible Radiator by The Herman Nelson Corp.

Diehl Manufacturing Co.

Diehl Manufacturing Co. ad in the April 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Diehl Motors by Diehl Mfg. Co.

Jenkins Bros.

Jenkins Bros. ad in the May 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Jenkins Valves by Jenkins Bros.

 

 

Multicell Radiator Corp.

Multicell Radiator Corp. ad in the May 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Multicell Unit Heaters from Multicell Radiator Corp.

 

 

Modine Manufcturing Co.

Modine Manufacturing Co. ad in the June 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Modine Unit Heaters by Modine Mfg. Co.

 

 

Illinois Engineering Co.

Illinois Engineering Company ad in the June 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Illinois Heating Systems by Illinois Engineering Co.

 

Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.

Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. ad in the July 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

J & L Steel Pipe by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.

 

 

National Radiator Corp.

National Radiator Corp. ad in the July 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

The Aero Convector by National Radiator Corp.

 

Spang, Chalfant & Co. Inc.

Spang, Chalfant & Co. Inc. ad in the August 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Steel Pipe by Spang, Chalfant & Co., Inc.

L.J. Wing Mfg. Co.

L.J. Wing Mfg. Co. ad in the August 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Wing Featherweight Unit Heaters by L.J. Wing Mfg. Co.

Republic Steel Corp.

Republic Steel Corp. ad in the September 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Toncan Iron Pipe by Republic Steel Corp.

 

American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers

American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers ad in the September 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

The American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers Guide

Hoffman Specialty Co. Inc.

Hoffman Specialty Co. Inc. ad in the October 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Hoffman Bellows Type Traps by Hoffman Specialty Co., Inc.

Bonney Forge and Tool Works

Bonney Forge and Tool Works ad in the October 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Welding Fittings by Bonney Forge and Tool Works

Barber-Coleman Co.

Barber-Coleman Co. ad in the November 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Barber-Coleman Electric System by Barber-Coleman Co.

The V.D. Anderson Co.

The V.D. Anderson Co. ad in the November 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Silvertop Steam Trap by the V.D. Anderson Co.

 

 

Johnson Service Co.

Johnson Service Co. ad in the December 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

The Johnson System by johnson Service Co.

 

The Carbondale Machine Co.

The Carbondale Machine Co. ad in the December 1931 issue of Heating Piping and Air Conditioning.

Spira Flo Ammonia Condensers by The Carbondale Machine Co.

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