Inside the Boiler Room

ABMA has launched our podcast - Inside The Boiler Room.  If you are working with boilers, this podcast is for you. The podcast has been established to raise awareness of today’s boiler industry and share important issues impacting our sector.

You can listen to our podcasts below or download them using the following links. iTunes - Stitcher - Podbean   

Episode #5 of Inside the Boiler Room features Connor Lokar from ITR Economics.  This episode includes an economic outlook for overall economy and boiler industry, the short and long-term impact of Trump Administration focus on tariffs and the realities for coal, gas and renewables.

 


Steve Taylor from WARE joins ABMA for Episode #4 of the podcast to discuss the importance of boiler maintenance and training. Our conversation addressed the need for a comprehensive maintenance schedule, how to head off issues before they become big problems and the importance of partnering with expert field technicians.

In addition, we discussed the importance of training for boiler installers, operators and anyone working with boilers and Steve shared some details on WARE’s Boiler University.

This episode discusses the importance of proper boiler installation with the publication authors Gene Tompkins, ABMA’s Technical Consultant and Jim Kolbus, product manager at Clark-Reliance. Our discussion touches on various areas of the boiler installation from common missteps and the role of codes and standards to what can happen if the boiler is not properly installed by a trained technician.

Ross Eisenberg, vice president of energy and resources policy at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) joins the podcast to discuss the outlook for Federal Energy and Environmental policy in the age of Trump.  During our discussion, we discuss the unique times in Washington, the Trump Administration’s focus on manufacturing and the outlook for energy and environmental policies from DOE and EPA that could have an impact on the global boiler industry. 

This episode is an introduction to the American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) and our new podcast. We share insights on why ABMA decided to a podcast, what to expect and preview a few upcoming episodes.