Low-Pressure Lowdown: The Rise in Steam-Heat Applications

The industries spurring the increase in demand.

For more than a century, steam heat has been a staple of homes and commercial buildings. Steam has proven extremely effective at providing controlled, consistent heat throughout a building without the need for pumps, requiring only a durable boiler. Over the last 50 years,
however, the use of steam for regular comfort (space) heating has declined, as newer technologies have gained traction.

Yet specific industries and applications, such as breweries, distilleries, and scientific

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