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John Siegenthaler

P.E., Appropriate Designs

John Siegenthaler, P.E., is a mechanical engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a licensed professional engineer, and Professor Emeritus of Engineering Technology at Mohawk Valley Community College. “Siggy” has over 40 years of experience in designing modern hydronic systems. He is a hall-of-fame member of the Radiant Panel Association, and a presenter at national and international conferences on hydronic and radiant heating. John is principal of Appropriate Designs – a consulting engineering firm in Holland Patent, NY. He is the author of two textbooks: Modern Hydronic Heating 4th Edition., and Heating with Renewable Energy. John currently writes about hydronics technology for several trade publications including: Plumbing&Mechanical, PM Engineer, and Heating,Plumbing, Air Conditioning (HPAC) in Canada.

Courses

Heat Pumps
Hydronic Heating
HVAC Design

Mastering Hydronic System Design

Master Advanced Hydronic Design with John Siegenthaler. John works with you for 10 weeks - Learn to design state-of-the-art systems that deliver comfort, efficiency, and reliability.

by John Siegenthaler

4.6/5
289 students
10 modules
$995
Heat Pumps
Hydronic Heating
HVAC Design
Air-to-Water

Application of Air-to-Water Heat Pumps for Hydronic Heating & Cooling

This course introduces the technology used in modern air-to-water heat pumps and shows how to build complete systems around them.

by John Siegenthaler

4.6/5
69 students
5 modules
$475
Green Building
HVAC

Hydronic-Based Biomass Heating Systems

This comprehensive 10-week course, developed in partnership with the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC), is a unique opportunity for professionals to learn from an industry expert and take their skills to the next level.

by John Siegenthaler

4.7/5
60 students
10 modules
CEUs
$795
Green Building
HVAC

Hydronics for High Efficiency Biomass Boilers

This course examines best practices for combining modern, high efficiency wood-fired boilers with hydronic distribution systems.

by John Siegenthaler

4.7/5
204 students
8 modules
CEUs
Free
Heat Pumps
Hydronic Heating

Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

According to John Siegenthaler, The future of hydronic heating is low water temperature-- necessary to optimize the performance of condensing boilers, heat pumps, and solar thermal collectors.

by John Siegenthaler

4.6/5
752 students
1 module
Free
Heat Pumps
Hydronic Heating
HVAC Design

Achieving Hydraulic Separation in Hydronic Systems

This lecture will outline 4 different methods for providing hydraulic separation, some of which may reduce the installation and operating cost of a system.

by John Siegenthaler

4.8/5
931 students
1 module
Free
Heat Pumps
Hydronic Heating

The Importance of Low-Temperature Distribution Systems

In this lecture, hydronics expert John Siegenthaler explains the importance of low water temperature heat emitters and distribution designs in modern hydronic systems.

by John Siegenthaler

4.7/5
559 students
1 module
Free
Green Building
HVAC

Protection Considerations for Wood Gasification Boilers + PDF Tutorial

John Siegenthaler discusses the protection of wood gasification boilers through a 58 minute lecture, and a free PDF tutorial.

by John Siegenthaler

4.6/5
109 students
2 modules
Free
Green Building
HVAC

Temperature Stacking in Thermal Storage for Biomass Heating Systems

This free lecture describes a unique method of managing the operation of biomass-fueled as well as auxiliary boilers for optimum system performance.

by John Siegenthaler

4.5/5
395 students
1 module
Free