The Importance of Low-Temperature Distribution Systems

Online

Length: 1 module

Instructor: John Siegenthaler

Subjects: Renewable HVAC: Biomass, Renewable HVAC: Hydronic Heating

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Description

This lecture explains the importance of low water temperature heat emitters and distribution designs in modern hydronic systems. It covers the relationship between heat source efficiency and water temperature. It shows and describes several types of heat emitters that can operate at low water temperatures. It goes on to describe homerun distribution systems and modern variable speed circulators. It concludes with three examples that put all the sub-assemblies into complete systems.

By the end of the lecture you will understand:

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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

Video Lecture and Discussion

In this module, you'll watch the video lecture and download an MP3 recording of the 1-hour Q+A call.

After The Course - Feedback and Additional Resources

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