There’s no such thing as magic in hydronics. There are no magic boilers, controls, or circulators that know what to do. If someone can’t explain to you exactly how a delta (Δ) P or a ΔT variable-speed circulator works, and why, without using the word “magic” or some derivative thereof, they don’t really know.
Provides Guidance on the Design and Installation of Residential Hydronic Heating Systems
May 18, 2015
ACCA announced it has reached an agreement with the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) to be the publisher of the I=B=R Residential Hydronic Heating Guide, as well as the H-22 Heat Loss Calculation Guide, the H-22 worksheets, and ¼ Scale House Plans.
B&G’s Circulator Pump Met Property Caretaker’s Criteria
February 16, 2015
From the outside, the 1920s villa in the seaside community of Newport, Rhode Island, appears as any other historic home in the neighborhood. But inside the 15,000-square-foot house, the heating system is state-of-the-art — including Wi-Fi and remote programming capabilities — powered by a Bell & Gossett (B&G) pump system.
Taco President and CEO John Hazen White Jr. announced the appointment of Wil VandeWiel as the new president and chief operating office of Taco, effective Dec. 15. As president and COO, VandeWiel will oversee daily operations and work with White and the board of directors in steering Taco’s growth in the years ahead.
Frost & Sullivan has recognized Armstrong Fluid Technology with its 2014 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Frost & Sullivan said Armstrong’s solution portfolio enables it to deliver equipment, as well as complete HVAC systems with fully integrated controls, to provide end-to-end fluid solutions.
New Seminar Covers ‘Energy Insights – Optimizing Hydronic Systems for Energy Savings’
April 3, 2014
Victaulic and Tour & Andersson (TA) have announced new dates and a new session topic for their series of hydronic balancing seminars, known as the TA Hydronic College. The new seminar topic is “Energy Insights – Optimizing Hydronic Systems for Energy Savings.”
Seminar Will Give You a “Liberal Arts Education” in Hydronic Systems
July 10, 2013
The National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals (OESP) is sponsoring Dan Holohan’s Classic Hydronics seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Timonium, Md. The seminar will start at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner. Holohan will speak from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
A tradeoff has always existed between the water temperature at which hydronic heat emitters are sized and their cost. The higher the supply water temperature assumed by the designer, the smaller the required heat emitters and the lower their installed cost.