The engineer is aware of the importance of minimum flow to the pumps in hydronic systems. The R. L. Deppmann Monday Morning Minutes Part 1... READ MORE
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Every week a question comes into R. L. Deppmann about the minimum flow rate through hydronic pumps and the best way to achieve it. Today,... READ MORE
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There are many types of air vents in hydronic heating and cooling HVAC systems. It is not unusual to see an engineered set of drawings... READ MORE
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Sometimes simple things can slow you down in the design of hydronic heating and cooling systems. Air vents for use in water and glycol systems... READ MORE
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Part 2 of this series on expansion tank locations showed the expansion tank in a high-rise hydronic system located at the top of the system.... READ MORE
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Where should the hydronic expansion tank be in a tall high-rise hydronic system design? In part 1 of this article, I identified the size and... READ MORE
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We received an interesting question from an Ohio engineer working on the renovation of a 30-story high-rise hydronic heating system. This engineer was looking out... READ MORE
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I could entitle the next many weeks as TANKS-A-LOT. (Sorry). Over the next many weeks, the R. L. Deppmann Monday Morning Minutes blog will examine... READ MORE
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William Shakespeare may not have known anything about hydronic engineering, but a small part of his play, Romeo and Juliet, could be renamed Flexible Connectors... READ MORE
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Expansion joints in hydronic systems are used when the natural flexibility of the pipe will not handle the calculated movement caused by thermal expansion.  Those... READ MORE
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