Items Tagged with 'radiant'


Our industry needs more focus on distribution systems

It’s not all about the boiler.

As an industry, we have to move beyond judging the quality of a hydronic system based solely on the heat source.

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Get real — get hydronic heat

Reality shows.

An old, cast-iron pipe, with the slightest amount of water in it for two winters can crack laterally and for quite a few feet.

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Montana green heat at the Hunting Adventures in Sanders County, Mont.

The challenge was to determine the best way to heat the space.

The heating system for this hunting lodge complex includes a wood-gasification boiler, radiant floor heating and hydronic unit heaters.

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Warmboard radiant heat system

Warmboard’s Total Warmth System features Warmsource, a radiant heat solution that includes tubing, manifolds and a water heater.

Ideally suited for installations fewer than 3,000 sq. ft., the system offers an integrated solution to provide ample heating and zones for any home.

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How flow rate affects heat output

When “thinking mathematically,” most people think in proportions.

German water.

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Knobbed mats for radiant heating

Uponor’s Fast Trak knobbed mats provide a faster method for installing PEX tubing in a radiant floor heating system.

Uponor’s Fast Trak knobbed mats provide a faster method for installing PEX tubing in a radiant floor heating system.

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The basics of radiant ceiling cooling

No drips allowed.

 For decades, well-designed and -installed hydronic heating systems have earned a reputation for superior comfort. Still, potential customers who understand and desire the benefits of hydronic heating often ask, “But how does this system provide cooling?”  

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Towel Radiators

Runtal towel radiators provide radiant comfort by dispensing heat evenly, gently and quietly.
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PEX Crimp Tools for Tight Spaces

RIDGID Close Quarters ASTM F1807 PEX crimp tools have handle openings up to 70% smaller than standard PEX crimp tools, which gives contractors the ability to maneuver more easily in tight spaces.
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WinWholesale invests majority interest in Carr Supply

Dayton, Ohio-based WinWholesale Inc., PM’s 2012 Supply House Of The Year, recently obtained a majority interest in a new partnership with Columbus, Ohio-based Carr Supply and Carr Supply of Michigan, wholesale distributors of plumbing, HVAC supplies and equipment, and water well supplies.
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