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From the November 2009 issue of Plumbing & Mechanical.
John Hazen White Jr. is the third generation
leader of Taco, a family owned
manufacturer of hydronic
heating systems and products with
production facilities in Cranston, R.I.,
and Fall River, Mass. PM interviewed
Johnny White in mid-September in his
office in Cranston. PM: Where do you see growth in
the hydronics industry?
JHW: The commercial side of the
business is really the biggest growth
opportunity for Taco. But the problem
is that the commercial hydronic segment
of the HVAC business is really
only about 10 percent of the total HVAC
industry, and it's shrinking. This is what's
driven us to think about system design.
I've been saying for years that if we're
not careful, this business becomes selling
cast iron by the pound, it really does...MORE