Siegenthaler Named PM Hydronics Editor
John Siegenthaler has accepted the position of hydronics editor for Plumbing & Mechanical, PM Engineer and Supply House Times. In this capacity, he also will oversee hydronic coverage in the Radiant Heating Report, Radiant Flooring Guide, Solar Heating Report, Radiant & Hydronics e-News and www.radiantandhydronics.com.
“John Siegenthaler is universally respected for his knowledge of hydronics and radiant technology, and he is a masterful, concise writer as well,” Editorial Director Jim Olsztynski said. “I have been associated with John for many years and am thrilled that he has accepted this position.”
Siegenthaler will continue to write his columns and feature stories for PM and PM Engineer and will contribute columns to Supply House Times and Solar Heating Report. In addition, he will advise BNP Media’s editors on topics and technical matters related to hydronic heating.
“Hydronics technology is constantly evolving,” Siegenthaler said. “New products in combination with improved design and installation methods allow hydronic systems to deliver unsurpassed comfort and energy efficiency. As I see it, a well-planned hydronic system is the essence of ‘green’ technology.
“Remaining a professional in this field requires continuous learning. As hydronics editor for BNP Media, I’ll strive to provide readers with information that allows for constant refinement of one of the most versatile heating technologies ever developed.”
Plumbing Group Publisher George Zebrowski noted: “John Siegenthaler is recognized by both our readers and the manufacturing community as the pre-eminent hydronic heating and solar thermal columnist and speaker in the country. He has the uncanny ability to put technical subject matter into easy-to-understand columns and seminar sessions.
“We’re excited to announce this relationship, which will continue John’s editorial presence in our magazines and increase his role in developing hydronic heating and solar thermal feature stories and columns that will be of value to our readers.”