Taco Inc.: Geothermal HVAC Textbook
A follow-up to the Geothermal HVAC: Green Heating and Cooling undergraduate textbook is the graduate-level textbook Modern Geothermal HVAC: Engineering and Control Applications. The latest book was created for graduate-level students and industry professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge of geothermal applications and advanc-ed hydronics. Jay Egg, geothermal consultant and one of the authors of Geothermal HVAC: Green Heating and Cooling; Greg Cunniff, applications engineering manager for Taco Inc.; and Carl Orio, chairman of Water Energy Distributors are the book’s authors. The textbook, contains 15 chapters covering topics from geothermal open and closed loops; standing well methods; applications to HVAC basics, equipment, and the latest developments in radiant cooling with chilled beams; variable-speed pumping; controls; and more. Also, Cunniff describes several of Taco’s product offerings, such as its single-pipe LoadMatch® system, LOFlo® injection pumping system, variable-speed pumping technology, and the building management control system iWorx. The book, published by McGraw Hill Education, also includes the latest information on geothermal rebates, incentives, and legislation. Each chapter concludes with a series of review questions. The textbook is available in hardback on Amazon.com and as an e-book.