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"Modern Hydronic Heating: For Residential and Light Commercial Buildings" by John Siegenthaler

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"Modern Hydronic Heating: For Residential and Light Commercial Buildings" by John Siegenthaler

"Modern Hydronic Heating: For Residential and Light Commercial Buildings" by John Siegenthaler
Delmar, Cengage Learning | 2012 | ISBN: 1133417264 9781133417262 | 746 pages | PDF | 70 MB

This book is about state-of-the-art hydronic heating systems for residential and light commercial buildings. It was written to provide comprehensive, contemporary, and unbiased information for heating technology students, as well as heating professionals.

From simple applications to multi-load / multi-temperature systems, learn how to use the newest and most appropriate hydronic heating methods and hardware to create system the deliver the ultimate in heating comfort, reliability, and energy efficiency.
Heavily illustrated with product and installation photos, and hundreds of detailed full-color schematics, the book is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive reference on hydronic heating for the present and future. It transforms engineering-level design information into practical tools that can be used by technical students and heating professional alike.
This revised edition features the latest design and installation techniques for residential and light commercial hydronic systems including use of renewable energy heat sources, hydraulic separation, smart circulators, distribution efficiency, thermal accumulators, mixing methods, heat metering, and web-enabled control methods.
Everyone involved in the heating trade will benefit from this preeminent resource of the North American heating industry. It is well-suited for use in a formal education course, self-study, or as an on the job reference.

Contents
Preface
Fundamental Concepts
Heating Load Estimates
Hydronic Heat Sources
Properties of Water
Pipings Fittings and Valves
Fluid Flow in Piping
Hydronic Circulators
Heat Emitters
Control Strategies Components and Systems
Hydronic Radiant Panel Heating
Distribution Piping Systems
Expansion Tanks
Air Removal Filling and Purging
Auxiliary Loads and Specialized Topics
Schematic Symbols
RValues of Common Building Materials
Useful Conversion Factors and Data
Glossary
Index
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