March 1, 2010
At HVAC Comfortech 2009, 11 products were recognized as Product Showcase Award winners. Judges took into consideration the ease with which HVAC contractors

At HVAC Comfortech 2009, 11 products were recognized as Product Showcase Award winners. Judges took into consideration the ease with which HVAC contractors can apply the technology, and the technical value of the product or service to the HVAC industry. We'll feature these products each month in upcoming issues of Contracting Business. This month, we're featuring Veto Pro Pac's LT-XL Laptop/Tool Bag, the winner in the Tool category. For additional information on any of the products listed here, circle the appropriate number(s) on the reader service card at the back of this issue or visit

Computer Laptop/Tool Bag

Big Hit With Workers Who Combine High Tech & Hammers

The Model LT-XL follows in the tradition of Veto Pro Pac's other high-quality tool bags, all designed for use by professional tradesmen to withstand the day-to-day rigors of a job site. The Model LT-XL is made of ultra-rugged, PVC impregnated, denier body fabric, and has a thick, injection-molded polypropylene base. It stands up and keeps tools within reach, stored in such a way that a craftsman has immediate inventory of every tool available.

Veto Pro Pac tool bags are built to stand up to the rigors of professional use. The tool bags have the following features, plus much more:

  • Durable waterproof base (3mm thick polypropylene)
  • Heavy duty fastenings and zippers (marine-proof rivets, industrial strength double nylon stitching and oversized zippers)
  • 5-year limited warranty
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Thybar's Retro-curb for Metal Buildings Allows Positioning With Roof Seams

Installation of roof curbs on metal buildings is made easier with the Retro-Curb from Thybar Corporation, company sources say. These insulated curbs allow for unrestricted positioning on standing seam roof systems, and are custom designed to accommodate any roof slope for rooftop equipment. The curb has an oversized, flat, pre-punched base flange that can be cut out to allow alignment with the seams on the roof.

Other standard features include 1-1/2-in. - 3#. density fiberglass insulation, 10-in. minimum height, and T-bar reinforcing in sizes over 36-in. Optional features are aluminum construction, liner panels, 14-gauge construction, and special height.
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Series TC Cast Iron Boiler with PureFlow Technology

Peerless Boilers' Series TC hot water commercial, cast iron boiler is now equipped with the new PureFlow technology. The PureFlow system assures a stable return temperature and is an effective method to reduce or eliminate stress failures in cast iron boilers. Installation of the PureFlow system is simple and requires no additional controls, pumps or piping. Each PureFlow system is completely self-adjusting and sized for a specific TC boiler model.

The oil, gas or combination gas/oil-fired TC boiler is ideal for large commercial hot water and steam applications and is available in 15 sizes as knocked-down, assembled sections or fully packaged boilers. The Series TC is designed for forced draft firing to provide the highest possible efficiencies. Boilers are equipped with a choice of Beckett, Carlin, Power Flame or Webster power burners. Front and rear flame observation ports aid burner setup.
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The “Gladiator” Saddle Box for Pickups Offers Stylish Solution

Highway Products, Inc. of White City, OR has introduced its “Gladiator” model saddle box for pickup trucks. This marine grade aluminum tool box gives a stylish look with machine punched bumps and is available in many powder coated colors. Each box comes with a removable tool tray, LED light, two rope hooks welded on the front face and a lifetime warranty.
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