Protection Considerations for Wood Gasification Boilers + PDF Tutorial

Online

Length: 2 modules

Instructor: John Siegenthaler

Subjects: Renewable HVAC: Boilers, Renewable HVAC: Biomass

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Description

John Siegenthaler discusses the protection of boilers in this free 58-minute lecture.

Enroll today and learn more about the protection of boilers against low entering water temperature and against overheating during power failures.

John discusses the dewpoint of exhaust products, how to protect wood-fired boilers against low water temperatures through thermostatic bypass valves, loading units, variable speed shuttle pumps, and on/off toggled circulators. He also covers the use of circulators, heat dumps, barometric dampers and breach draft in the event of overheating, and much more!

Additional tutorial: download a six page PDF document on Wood Gasification Boiler Protection. This tool provides useful diagrams and details to keep in mind if you have a solid fuel boiler project coming up.

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Instructor

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John Siegenthaler

Principal, Appropriate Designs

John Siegenthaler, P.E., is a mechanical engineer and graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a licensed professional engineer, and Professor Emeritus of Engineering Technology at Mohawk Valley Community College. “Siggy” has over 32 years of experience in designing modern hydronic heating systems. He is a hall-of-fame member of the Radiant Professionals Alliance...[more]

Course Outline

Watch: Boiler Protection Systems

Watch as John discusses protection considerations for wood gasification boilers.

Download the Wood Gasification Protection Tutorial PDF

This six page PDF document walks provides useful diagrams and details to keep in mind if you have a solid fuel boiler project coming up.

After The Course - Feedback and Additional Resources

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