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Hundred of products come across the editorial desks at Plumbing & Mechanical each year. The products on these pages earned the special designation as PM’s Products of the Year for 2013.
Well-designed and properly installed hydronic radiant heating systems have earned a deserved reputation for superior comfort. Even so, many people hesitate on using these systems because they can’t just push a button on their thermostat to change the system from heating to cooling.
The day-long technical workshop will be led by industry expert John Siegenthaler.
Webstone has expanded its product line to include thermostatic mixing valves. These forged lead-free brass valves provide output ranges from 95° F to 131° F, making them ideal for point-of-use, hydronic heat or water distribution systems.
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.
The American Institute of Architects has approved the 10-week online course “Mastering Hydronic System Design” for 26HSW Learning Units. AIA members need 18 learning units per year, 12 of which must be on Health, Safety and Welfare topics.
In past columns, we’ve discussed geothermal water-to-water heat pumps and air-to-water heat pumps via hydronic heat sources. Both can be a great match to low-temperature hydronic distribution systems.
PM Hydronics Editor John Siegenthaler and longtime columnist Dan Holohan will present educational sessions Jan. 22, 2014, at PM LIVE! during the AHR Expo in New York City.
The course is part of a new continuing education initiative directed toward the goal of an ANSI-recognized certification program for radiant heating and cooling system designers and installers.
“Mastering Hydronic System Design,” an online course taught by BNP Media Plumbing Group Hydronics Editor John Siegenthaler, is now underway to a sellout class of 50 students. The course runs over a period of 10 weeks and includes about 20 hours of video instruction. The course is scheduled to run again for another 10 weeks starting Feb. 14, 2014.
Session added to April 9-11 Northeast Biomass Heating Expo.Read More