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ECM Circulator Myth-Busting

ECM Circulator Myth-Busting

Anthony Tosco, president of Avanti Plumbing, Heating & Mechanical, installs Taco’s 0018e ECM circulator. The ECM-powered 0018e features Bluetooth communication to a mobile app, providing real time control, diagnostics and reporting, such as installation history,...

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Vertical Turbine Pumps

Vertical Turbine Pumps

Featured on Mechanical Equipment Inc. Do you know that Taco’s VT Series Vertical Turbine Pumps, powered by Hydroflo Pumps, provide the ultimate in reliability and ease of installation? With 6” to 18” bowl diameters, the VT Series provides quiet, dependable performance...

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Taco Names Merchant as New President

Taco Names Merchant as New President

Cranston, RI – Taco Family of Companies CEO and owner, John Hazen White, Jr., announced today that Cheryl Merchant will join the company on January 1, 2019 as President of Taco Family of Companies, North America. Ms. Merchant has spent the last 19 years as the...

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Taco Multi-Purpose Tanks

Multi-Purpose Tanks Built for Broad Applications Taco Comfort Solutions® line of Chilled and Hot Water Multi-Purpose Tanks provides the options and durability needed for a broad range of hydronic applications. The Taco Multi-Purpose Tanks (MPT), which range in...

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LeakBreaker Water Heater Shut-Off Now with eLink

LeakBreaker Water Heater Shut-Off Now with eLink

The LeakBreaker, a water heater leak protection device that guards against flood damage from a leaking water heater, is now available with Taco Comfort Solutions’ eLink wireless technology. The LeakBreaker unit consists of a control unit, a valve with actuator, a...

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Taco Introduces eLink™ Connectivity Platform

Taco Introduces eLink™ Connectivity Platform

With the addition of eLink, Taco Comfort Solutions® avails rapid, mobile access to all product information. eLink uses NFC tags installed on Taco products to provide users with all relevant information by linking to a digital document library of the most up-to-date...

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Optimized Efficiency Package

Optimized Efficiency Package

Meet the Oe package! In a push to attain the highest efficiency standards, choosing a Taco Optimized Efficiency Package (Oe Package) is a big step ahead. Whether you're motivated by regulatory requirements, saving the environment, or simple cost reductions, Taco's Oe...

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Taco Comfort Solutions Wins Local Safety Award

Taco Comfort Solutions Wins Local Safety Award

Taco Comfort Solutions' Fall River, MA facility hasn't experienced an OSHA reportable injury in over nine years despite being a heavy metal fabrication shop processing over four million pounds of steel each year.Taco Comfort Solutions has earned the 2017 Excellence in...

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Introducing the new 0015e3™

Cranston, RI, January 27, 2017 – Taco - Introduces the new 0015e3 The 0015e3™ from Taco Comfort Solutions is the 3 setting ECM circulator that replaces all 3-speed hydronic circulators in its class. It follows on the heels of the 007e ECM circulator...

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Major Update to FloPro Designer

Major Update to FloPro Designer

Major Update to FloPro Designer System Software Now Available Smarter, more powerful design tool Taco’s Newly-Updated FloPro Designer One of Taco’s most powerful FloPro Team services is the newly-enhanced design software package that’s almost as intuitive as a...

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SmartPlug. Smart Idea.

SmartPlug. Smart Idea.

Taco Comfort Solutions is proud to introduce the award-winning SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control®. A hot water recirculating system can save homeowners a significant amount of water – up to 12,000 gallons per year. But continuously running circulators and improperly...

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Taco Introduces the 007e

Taco Introduces the 007e, the Successor to the 007 Taco Comfort Solutions has introduced the new 007e ECM high-efficiency circulator, offering the equivalent performance of the legendary 007 combined with high-efficiency ECM technology that uses up to 85% less...

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Taco Introduces 5121 Mixing Valve

Taco Comfort Solutions Offers the 5121 Mixing Valve for Domestic Water The 5121 Mixing Valve is a compact, lead-free domestic water thermostatic valve designed to deliver stable, mixed water temperatures for faucets or any point-of-use installation wherever an ASSE...

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Taco Earns Best Places to Work Award

TACO COMFORT SOLUTIONS EARNS BEST PLACES TO WORK IN RI AWARD Cranston, RI, July 11, 2016 – Taco Comfort Solutions has earned a 2016 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island award, presented by Providence Business News. This is a second Best Workplace award occasion for...

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Taco Awarded President’s

TACO AWARDED PRESIDENT’S “E” AWARD FOR EXPORTS BY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry McCarver, Vice President, International Sales, Taco Comfort Solutions, 401-942-8000/LarMcC@tacocomfort.com. TACO AWARDED PRESIDENT’S “E” AWARD FOR EXPORTS...

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SmartPlug® Improves Performance

SmartPlug® Improves Performance

Taco's SmartPlug® Improves Performance of Standard Hot Water Recirculation FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Eugene Fina, Taco, 401-942-8000; genfin@tacocomfort.com. Taco's new SmartPlug® Instant Hot Water...

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00e 1816

Taco's 00e 1816 Infinitely Variable Speed ECM High-Efficiency Circulator FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Eugene Fina, Taco, 401-942-8000; genfin@tacocomfort.com. Taco's new SmartPlug™ will optimize hot water...

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00e 2218 ECM Circulator

Taco's 00e 2218 Delta-T Variable Speed, ECM High-Efficiency Circulator FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Eugene Fina, Taco, 401-942-8000; genfin@tacocomfort.com. Taco's 00e 2218 Delta-T Variable Speed, ECM...

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SelfSensing End Suction Pumps

Taco SCI and SFI, First SelfSensing End Suction Pumps FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Eugene Fina, Taco, 401-942-8000; genfin@tacocomfort.com. Taco SCI and SFI, First SelfSensing End Suction Pumps Taco has...

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Taco No Longer Just a Heating & Cooling Company

TACO REORGANIZES & REINVENTS ITSELF AS A GLOBAL BRAND FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene Fina, Vice President Marketing, Taco Comfort Solutions, 401-942-8000/genfin@tacocomfort.com TACO REORGANIZES & REINVENTS ITSELF AS A GLOBAL BRAND - No Longer Just a...

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00e 3452 ECM Circulator

Taco Introduces 00e 3452, ECM Circulator for Light Commercial Systems FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Eugene Fina, Taco, 401-942-8000; genfin@tacocomfort.com. Taco Introduces 00e 3452, ECM Circulator for...

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Hot Water Recirc Systems

Taco Grows its Family of Hot Water Recirc Systems FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Eugene Fina, Taco, 401-942-8000; genfin@tacocomfort.com. Taco Grows its Family of Hot Water Recirc System Taco has a solution...

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Taco Completes Acquisition of Askoll® Sei

TACO GROUP COMPLETES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ITALIAN PUMP MANUFACTURER ASKOLL SEI   FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene Fina, Vice President Marketing, Taco Comfort Solutions, 401-942-8000/genfin@tacocomfort.com TACO GROUP COMPLETES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ITALIAN...

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Taco Expands iWorX®

Taco Expands iWorX® Building Automation Platform Capabilities FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Vastyan, Common Ground, 717-664-0535; cground@ptd.net, or Rick Turmel, Taco, 401-942-8000; rictur@taco-hvac.com. Taco Expands iWorX® Building Automation Platform...

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Taco Acquires Askoll SEI

TACO ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ASKOLL SEI   Cranston, RI, USA-Dueville, Italy, October 30, 2015 – Advancing the strategic partnership with Italian pump manufacturer Askoll®, Taco Comfort Solutions™ announced today that it has signed an agreement with Askoll...

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FloodBreaker™ Flood Protection

Featured by Mechanical Hub     FloodBreaker™ Flood protection: Help your customers avoid a catastrophe with a water alarm shutoff! Taco introduces the FloodBreaker™ whole house, adjustable leak detection system that monitors all water use in the home and...

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Wet Heat Technology Review

Hydronics Trends: Whole-System Comfort From the March 4 2013 issue of TheNews by Angela D. Harris The application of wet heat technology has expanded over the years and new technologies that improve control and efficiencies are pushing this industry sector...

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School Upgrades Hydronic System With Self-Sensing Pumps

Orleans Elementary School Located at the “elbow” of Cape Cod, where the peninsula points north, is the quaint seaside town of Orleans, Mass. Although the Atlantic Ocean wards off the wicked cold inland towns above the 42nd parallel often experience, Orleans still has...

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00-VS Circulators Birthday Bash

Ten Years of Taco 00 Variable Speed Circulators Taco’s celebrating! On November 18, many wholesalers and manufacturer’s reps across the country will make it their festive best to mark the 10th birthday of Taco’s Variable Speed 00 Circulators. Of course, that means...

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Florida Public Safety Complex Utilizes Taco Products

"Mission-Critical Climate Control"from the March 2013 issue of ACHRNEWS Customer: Leon County Public Safety Complex (Tallahassee, Florida) Objective: Provide an HVAC solution for a mission-critical facility housing public safety and emergency communications. Work...

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FuelMizer

Taco Releases FuelMizer™ Boiler Reset Control Taco’s FuelMizer™ outdoor reset switching relay is a microprocessor-based control designed to regulate the supply water temperature of a single boiler, based on the outdoor temperature. With reduced supply water...

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March to Efficiency

Taco’s ‘March to Efficiency’ Offers Free Products, Training Taco's 'March to Efficiency' promotion begins Friday, March 1. Each day in March, Taco will give away a featured e-smart product (their most resource-saving technology) or a seat in a Factory Training course....

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3350 Pressure Reducing Valve

Taco’s -New 3350 Pressure Reducing Valve Taco’s new 3350 valve is used to automatically feed water to a hydronic system whenever pressure in the system drops below the pressure setting of the valve. Gone are the days of holding the valve open or locking it in an open...

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New FloPro Training

Taco Offers New FloPro Training Taco’s FloPro Training program for 2103 combines factory courses at their new Innovation & Development Center with many more training sessions offered remotely at wholesaler and rep locations nationwide. The company offers a broad...

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FloPro® Designer

Taco’s Newly-Updated FloPro® Designer One of Taco’s most powerful FloPro Team services is the newly-enhanced design software package that’s almost as intuitive as a sketchpad, but greatly more capable. Best of all, it’s free to all FloPro Team members – allowing you...

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GeoSentry

Taco’s new GeoSentry Geothermal Zone Valve The Taco GeoSentry™ Zone Valve is designed to enhance the overall performance of any open- or closed-loop geothermal system by providing accurate, reliable control of exchange fields. A microcircuit-based logic is used to...

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FuelMizer

Taco Releases FuelMizer™ Boiler Reset Control Taco’s FuelMizer™ outdoor reset switching relay is a microprocessor-based control designed to regulate the supply water temperature of a single boiler, based on the outdoor temperature. With reduced supply water...

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FloPro University Revs up for its Fourth Year

Taco’s FloPro University Revs up for its Fourth Year Taco’s FloPro University (FloPro U) is ready for its fourth-year students with a new factory and in-the-field class schedule. With live webinars and archived video e-learning sessions, FloPro U offers high-quality,...

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Viridian High Efficiency Commercial Pump Line

Taco’s Enhanced Viridian High Efficiency Commercial Pump Line Taco’s commercial, ECM, wet rotor Viridian pump offers up to 80 percent savings in energy consumption compared to a standard commercial pump of the same size. With fully automated, self-sensing variable...

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Multi-Purpose Tank

Taco Offers New Multi-Purpose Tank Taco’s commercial MPT (Multi-Purpose Tank) product line incorporates features of Taco’s buffer tank, 5900 and standard in-line air separator lines within a single product. This product line offers tank sizes ranging in volume between...

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Commercial Design Suite enhancements

Taco Enhances its Commercial Design Suite Software Users of Taco’s System Design Suite software, a powerful collection of hydronic design tools, can now download updates automatically. All three Design Suite components – the Taco Hydronic System Solution Software,...

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Taco Acquires HydroFlo Pumps

TACO ACQUIRES HYDROFLO PUMPS - Development Opens Up New Markets for Taco & Will Grow Hydroflo - Cranston, RI, October 18, 2012 – Taco, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced equipment and systems for use in HVAC applications, has announced its purchase of Hydroflo...

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“Do Your Best Work” Contest

April 16, 2012 - Taco's "Do Your Best Work" Facebook wall contest kicked off on April 11. The contest is designed to showcase exemplary hydronic installations or facets of your daily trade experience, designed and perfected by you. There's still time to submit photos...

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Taco’s advanced Zone Sentry® Chilled Water Capable

Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Taco has taken the capable and energy-saving Zone Sentry zone valve and added another feature to its list of advantages. The valve easily handles chilled water applications. The valve excels in situations where condensate could be an...

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Taco Introduces all-new Zone Controls

Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Before making improvements to their complete line of zone controls, Taco asked for feedback from installers. The firm's engineering department put all the recommendations to good use. Taco's new switching relays offer the same...

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Taco Introduces SmartPlus Hot Water Recirculation

Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Designed for systems with dedicated hot water return lines, the new SmartPlus circulator combines the reliability of Taco's 00® line with cutting edge electronics to achieve efficient domestic hot water recirculation. When set to...

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Taco Offers New Controls for Chilled Beam Applications

Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Taco is also introducing its latest generation of advanced hydronic controllers. Taco's new series of iWorx® CHB controllers provide full integration of chilled beam systems, while simplifying installation. The controllers monitor...

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Taco introduces iWorx Geothermal Controllers

Taco introduces iWorx Geothermal Controllers Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Taco iWorx® GHP and HPM controllers are designed to increase geothermal system efficiencies and assure occupant comfort under a variety of application requirements. The new controllers...

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iWorx Enhanced with Open Protocol

iWorx Enhanced with Open Protocol Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Taco's iWorx® building control system is now even more configurable and flexible with its new GCI (Graphical Control Interface) series of integration devices. The GCI series utilizes JENEsys™ and...

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Taco upgrades FloPro Designer system design software

Taco upgrades FloPro Designer system design software Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - FloPro Designer's graphic interface allows you easily and quickly conduct a detailed heat loss analysis, layout near boiler and system piping, size and select all the components and...

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Taco Improves BumbleBee Variable Speed Circulator

Taco Improves BumbleBee Variable Speed Circulator Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - Taco has announced its second generation BumbleBee variable speed, wet-rotor circulator. The high-efficiency, ECM motor requires only 9 to 42 watts, depending on the load. The pump can...

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Taco Equipment Warms Up Northern Wisconsin High School

It gets mighty cold in winter in Eagle River, a small community of less than 1,500 in the Northwood's region of upstate Wisconsin. Eagle River, a former Indian settlement that was founded by lumberjacks and trappers in 1853, experiences severe, dry cold in winter (the...

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Hydronics vs. Air…and the Clear Winner

In North America, we do not heat or cool buildings; we heat or air-condition them. Is the temperature too cold? Crank up the heat. Is it too hot? Crank up the air-conditioning.This method of temperature control is ingrained in our language and in the names of our...

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Taco’s Newly-Updated FloPro Designer

At the AHR Expo, Las Vegas, NV, January 31, 2011 - One of Taco’s most powerful FloPro Team services is the newly-enhanced design software package that’s almost as intuitive as a sketchpad, but greatly more capable. The free-of-charge program and heat loss design suite...

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Taco Connect Stirs Lead Generation for Installers

At the AHR Expo, Las Vegas, NV, January 31, 2011 - Taco has introduced another benefit for FloPro Team members. It’s called Taco Connect and helps provide contractors with the most important ingredient for business success: new customers.Taco’s FloPro program provides...

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Taco Expands FloPro Factory Training for 2011

At the AHR Expo, Las Vegas, NV, January 31, 2011 -Taco’s FloPro Factory Training offers a broad range of professional development opportunities for plumbing and heating contractors in 2011. Participants learn to grow their hydronic expertise and boost profitability....

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Taco’s Social Media Presence Expands Ambitiously

At the AHR Expo, Las Vegas, NV, January 31, 2011 -Taco, Inc. has embraced the social media realm as ambitiously as any HVAC firm internationally. "We immediately saw the potential for outreach among installing contractors, engineers, system designers, technicians,...

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Air Separator Eliminates Bubbles

Taco's 4900 series air separator has eliminated costly and troublesome servicing to remove air bubbles and algae from a school's hydronic systems.Air elimination in hydronic systems is an important requirement when it comes to system efficiency and comfort. The...

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Testimonials – Notes from the Field

Taco is proud to bring our line of commercial pumps to the data-rich .RFA format.Access is easy through the Taco web site and the AutoCad® and AutoDesk® Revit® Architectureprograms for building information modeling (BIM). Now Designers can sketch freelyand Engineers...

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Get That Added Boost

Specifying Domestic Water Booster Pumps by GREG CUNNIFF, PE, Taco inc., Cranston, RI In tall buildings the pressure provided by a municipal water system is generally not sufficient to provide adequate pressure at the top of the building. As an example, municipal water...

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Benefits of Demand-Controlled Pumping

An electronically demand-controlled pumping system sends cold water back to the water heater until hot water arrives at the sink, shower, or other fixture where it is needed. by LARRY ACKER and GARY KLEIN Much water and energy is wasted in residential buildings, due...

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North Woods School Turns Gold Year-Round

An HVAC system made for thechanging seasons helped a Wisconsin school earn LEED Gold. Reprinted from Commercial Building Products – JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2009 The Northland Pines High School, Eagle River, WI, is the first LEED-certified school in the Badger State—and not...

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