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Shrimp and Fun at Taco Event

Once again, many industry folks capped off the first day of the AHR Expo by enjoying shrimp the size of your fist at the Taco event. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency and attracted a who’s who of industry professionals.


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Get Real — Get Hydronic Heat

Attention to Engineering and Design May Save Generations of Comfort Grief

My daughter Erin, along with her three sisters, grew up listening to me talk nonstop about hydronic heating. Erin recently bought a house with a furnace.


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Rhode Island Mansion Pumps Up its Efficiency

Updated Circulator Pump Offers Immediate Benefits

Inside the 15,000-square-foot house, the state-of-the-art heating system — complete with Wi-Fi and remote programming capabilities — is powered by a Bell & Gossett (B&G) pump system.


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Designing Efficient Boiler Systems

Heat Load, Operating Temp, Piping Are Top Concerns

According to the experts, the most common mistake made by designers and installers is failing to calculate the correct heat load. 


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Canadian Associations Consider Hydronics Standards

All Partner Organizations Will Seek to Train or Support Training to the Agreed Upon Learning Standards

CIPH together with CMMTQ, HRAI, and TECA began a coordinated review of their respective hydronics training programs with the goal of creating a national learning standard for hydronics certification. 


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Communication is a Contractor’s Best Tool

Don’t Be Afraid to Share the Ins and Outs of a New Wet Heat System

The moral of the story is to do the complete job, from the start. This means explaining to the homeowner ahead of time what you are going to do and the potential problems that could arise after the installation is complete. 


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HVAC Training Track: Dec. 9, 2013

The full-day workshop will feature topics key to the optimal installation of biomass boilers for space and hot water heating in residential and commercial settings. 


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Feb. 19, 2014: New Seminar to Discuss Hydronic Heating Supplied by Renewables

John Siegenthaler to Present Full-Day Seminar

Mohawk Valley Community College announced that it is offering a professional development seminar for engineers and contractors in the state of New York called “Hydronic Heating Supplied by Renewable Energy Sources,” presented by John Siegenthaler, P.E.


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Boilers, Water Heaters Efficiently Evolve

Manufacturers Aim For Higher Efficiencies, Smaller Footprints

When it comes to boilers and water heaters, manufacturers are sensing an ongoing trend — the move to higher-efficiency models.


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Heat Transfer: Nature Versus Math

Formulas and Assumptions Don’t Always Predict what Happens

The following formula has been around the North American hydronics industry for a long time: Btuh = 500 x gpm x delta T. It can be used to estimate the rate of heat transfer into or out of a device that has a stream of water flowing through it at a known flow rate, and with a measured temperature change between the inlet and outlet of that water stream.


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2012 Hydronics Roundtable

Views from the first-ever Hydronics Roundtable in Providence, R.I.

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NEWSMakers: Kari Arfstrom

Kari Arfstrom, executive director of the HVACR Workforce Development Foundation, talks about the upcoming HVACR & Mechanical Conference. Posted on Jan. 23.

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