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Hydronic cooling for smaller buildings

Not just for skyscrapers.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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Hydronic cooling also works in smaller buildings.


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What to remember when designing your next hydronic plus forced-air system

Hydronics + forced-air systems
By Brian Stack
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What to remember when you are designing your next big system.


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2014 Pipe Trades Giants: Positive outlook

Plumbing and mechanical contractors see good news for future business.
By Kelly Faloon
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Just over a third of respondents reported increased revenue last year from 2012.


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Our industry needs more focus on distribution systems

It’s not all about the boiler.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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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.
By Dan Holohan
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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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How flow rate affects heat output

When “thinking mathematically,” most people think in proportions.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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German water.


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Kids and mechanical malfunctions

Could they be the cause of your mechanical malfunctions?
By Dan Holohan
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Our daughter Kelly and her husband, Craig, wanted to give our grandchildren names that would never appear on a souvenir rack in a touristy store, so they named our grandson Sullivan “Sully” Daniel and our granddaughter Dempsey Jane.


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Talking to my computer

My first experience teaching an online course.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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Last fall, I taught my first online course dealing with designing hydronic heating systems. The course was titled “Mastering Hydronic System Design.” It was a collaborative effort between HeatSpring Learning Institute, BNP Media’s CE Campus and myself.


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Condensing combiboilers

Navien introduces the NCB Series combiboilers, the first condensing combination boilers capable of simultaneously delivering plentiful hydronic heat and unlimited domestic hot water
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Navien introduces the NCB Series combiboilers, the first condensing combination boilers capable of simultaneously delivering plentiful hydronic heat and unlimited domestic hot water


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Some ways to simplify hydronic systems

Less is best when it comes to hydronic heating systems.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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After completing a hydronic installation, especially one that’s taken you a few days longer than expected, do you ever ponder that there is just too much “stuff” in some of these systems?


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