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Multiple Mod-con Boiler Concepts - Self Study

by Roy Collver • Last updated 02/2021

4.5/5 (view ratings)
129 students
1 module
47 minutes
4 assignments

Course description

In this free lecture, Roy Collver examines important details you should know when combining two or more boilers into a single heating plant. He covers applications from large residential, up to bigger commercial and institutional systems.

Key Takeaways:

  • Important piping and control considerations when combining mod-con boilers, including do’s and don'ts
  • Application “sweet spots” in system design that allow you to optimize the efficiency of condensing boilers and give you maximum payback
  • Specialty applications that particularly favor condensing boilers
  • Free “Common piping, quick sizing guide” that you can download - This guide is intended to aid the decision making process during your initial system design – it is “rule of thumb”, not a final engineering tool.

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Full course outline

Module 1 - Lecture Video

In this module, you will watch Roy Collver's free lecture where he examines important details you should know when combining two or more boilers into a single heating plant. Roy covers applications from large residential, up to bigger commercial and institutional systems.

  • Free Course - Multiple Mod-Con Boiler Concepts (47:29 minutes)
  • Multi Boiler Sweet Spot Article (.pdf)

Author

Roy Collver

President, OTBC Inc

Hydronics Specialist / Educator, Class 1 Gas-Fitter and Illustrator, Roy has applied his creative force and problem solving abilities toward the improvement of hydronics in North America for over 35 years. His varied experience at the very cutting edge of new development in hydronics has allowed him to apply his unique knowledge and skill set toward becoming a premier... Learn more

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4.5
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129 students have taken this course

by Shaun Jackson 05/26/2020

students please get involved because this is a lifelong beneficial & rewarding career

by Pedro Perez 01/29/2019

It's an interenting course.

by Eugene Rohl 01/11/2019

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by Chris Brooks, Owner/Operator, C. Brooks Plumbing 09/21/2018

Very informative session on being able to reduce energy usage, and getting away from the concept that more and bigger is always the answer.

by Andrew Richards 04/26/2018

This course took my existing knowledge of residential mod-con boilers and applied it to commercial settings so its easier to understand how to design large heating loads efficiently.

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