Are you a boiler room junkie?
Do you have an unnatural obsession with your HVAC system? Wendy Bounds explains the six symptoms of an affliction known as 'Boiler Room Obsessive Disorder.'
Thu, Jul 15 2010 at 3:16 PM
It’s safe to say that in most homes there’s usually a single area or room that ends up being lavished with a bit more attention than other parts — kitchen, garden, and master bathroom all come to mind. But the boiler room? Well, as The Wall Street Journal’s Wendy Bounds
explains in a recent article,
that’s increasingly the case.
Home cooling and heating systems have come a long way in recent years. They’ve become less menacing, noisy, and bulky and more and sleek, stylish, sexy, and energy-efficient (is Steve Jobs to blame?) and in turn, some homeowners have focused their undivided attention on them. I’ve yet to enter a household where a nifty-looking water heater is the apple of the homeowner’s eye — take a look at this! Isn’t she a beauty?! — but from the sounds of Bounds’ article, it isn’t entirely implausible.
Do you or a loved one spend more time hanging out in the boiler room than on the back porch? Does your heart race at the mention of a well-designed HVAC system? If so, Bounds is here to discuss the six symptoms to look for in a “boiler room junkie.”
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