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Bill Kibbel

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Hey Chad, I gotta check this place out. Lets put together a couple days of classes here.

Adaptive reuse of a former insane asylum in Buffallo, NY

 

 

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That place is awesome! We've stayed at historic hotels in Buffalo, but somehow we've missed this one.

It takes a while for me to get all the approvals necessary from NY. If you're serious, ( and I hope you are) send me a couple course outlines and I'll get the paperwork going.

It'll be an extravaganza!

 

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I have been allocated one more fifty pound pill for 2019 and am prepared to use it for just this occasion! 

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Les (Mr. Smooth) shows up and steals all the women.

I'd really like to see this building - an excellent story of preservation/adaptive reuse.

I also want to see Buffalo.   Dad was born and raised there and started his engineering career at Becco Chemicals.  Grandpa Kibbel was a plumber at Niagara Hydroelectric.

I just recently discovered my Great Grandfather was the plumbing inspector for Buffalo for about 25 years.  He also taught advanced plumbing and heating and wrote a book on plumbing.  It turns out I've already read his articles in The Journal of Plumbing and Heating and Mechanical Contracting and Plumbing including the article I read decades ago that really helped me understand gravity hot water heating.  

 

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2 hours ago, Bill Kibbel said:

Les (Mr. Smooth) shows up and steals all the women.

I'd really like to see this building - an excellent story of preservation/adaptive reuse.

I also want to see Buffalo.   Dad was born and raised there and started his engineering career at Becco Chemicals.  Grandpa Kibbel was a plumber at Niagara Hydroelectric.

I just recently discovered my Great Grandfather was the plumbing inspector for Buffalo for about 25 years.  He also taught advanced plumbing and heating and wrote a book on plumbing.  It turns out I've already read his articles in The Journal of Plumbing and Heating and Mechanical Contracting and Plumbing including the article I read decades ago that really helped me understand gravity hot water heating.  

 

That's Fantastic!

We're going to make this a *thing*. 

 

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I am going to see him Friday and will check if he has any complimentary tickets left for me.  Problem is my wife, Concetta, is insisting she attend if it comes together!

 

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