Category Archives: Quality Is No Object

Nominations for Enginuity’s Annual (lack of) Quality Awards, showcasing shocking cases of questionable craftsmanship and design in the world of HVAC and Plumbing.

Hands-On Steam Control

In this week's installment of Enginuity's 'Quality is no Object' Awards, where we take pictures of the hilariously questionable things we find done by other contractors at our jobsites...

Steam. Imagine your in-house operational staff proposing the following: Why bother replacing the non-functional control valve when you can install a ball valve that you manually operate on a daily (hourly) basis to control space temperature and just hang the old control valve off a nearby piece of conduit? This is one thing if it was a weekend and you needed a quick solution and quite another when it's been there for years...