John Mesenbrink

Training in 2024 is just as important as ever. How do you integrate training, education and continued learning with today’s busy contractor? Power Points, sales pitches and doughnuts. Tried and true methods of training gone by, that’s for sure. But what does today’s training look like, especially in the purview of the younger generation of Read more

On the opening day of the AHR Expo in Chicago—Monday, January 22—the crew from Mechanical Hub was fully immersed in the very first Coffee with Caleffi Live from the Caleffi booth. There, emcees John Mesenbrink and Tim talked with industry powerhouses John “Siggy” Siegenthaler, Bob “hot Rod” Rohr, Eric Aune and Andy Mickelson about the Read more

At the Taco Comfort Solutions booth at this year’s AHR Expo, the company had a new twist—a virtual reality (VR) demo and a glimpse into the future of training. Mechanical Hub caught up with Dave Holdorf, Product & Application Instructor – East for Taco. Here is what Dave had to say: With the success of Read more

Ambient Hydronic Heat Pump

The Ambient Air-to-Water Hydronic Heat Pump is introduced by U.S. Boiler Company for residential customers looking to upgrade their hydronic systems with the most efficient electric option available. The new heat pump has a 5-ton capacity (rated at 60 MBH) and provides reliable space heating with outdoor temperatures as low as -13°F.  Offering a COP Read more

Are we beyond using the COVID pandemic years of 2020-2021 as a benchmark for anything moving forward? Ok, this will be my last but I felt that AHR 2024 knocked it out of the park, with attendance numbers equaling that of shows past, pre-pandemic. I actually heard, and this hasn’t been verified as of yet Read more