John Siegenthaler

P.E., 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 and a presenter at national and international conference on hydronic and radiant heating. John is principal of Appropriate Designs – a consulting engineering firm in Holland Patent, NY. The 3rd edition of his textbook – Modern Hydronic Heating – was released in January 2011. John currently writes about hydronic heating and solar thermal system design for several trade publications.

Courses

HVAC
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
64 students
5 modules
$475
HVAC
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
287 students
10 modules
$995
HVAC
Hydronic Heating
Biomass

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
$995
HVAC
Hydronic Heating
HVAC Design

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
713 students
1 module
Free
HVAC
Biomass

Hydronics for High Efficiency Biomass Boilers - Sponsored by NYSERDA

This workshop fulfills contractor training requirements to participate in NYSERDA's 'Renewable Heat NY' program. The course examines best practices for combining modern, high efficiency wood-fired boilers with hydronic distribution systems.

by John Siegenthaler

4.7/5
151 students
8 modules
CEUs
Free
HVAC
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
894 students
1 module
Free
HVAC
Hydronic Heating
Biomass

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
548 students
1 module
Free
HVAC
Hydronic Heating
Biomass

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
391 students
1 module
Free
HVAC
Biomass
Boilers

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
105 students
2 modules
Free