Hydronic Fundamentals Webinar Series Starts January 22

The Canadian Hydronics Council is offering its popular web series for anyone in the hydronic heating industry, including designers, installers, wholesale sales professionals, manufacturers, contractors, and government officials. You can find more information and registration here.

The five one-hour sessions will cover introductory and intermediate topics as follows:

Introductory Hydronic Fundamentals Webinars

Module 1: Hydronics Fundamentals
Wednesday January 22, 2020

In this one-hour session you will learn about: What is hydronic heating and where is it used, What are the advantages of hydronic heating, Residential and commercial hot water heating applications, Main components of a hydronic heating system and Hydronic heating terminology.

Module 2: Heat Sources for Hydronic Heating
Wednesday February 5, 2020

In this one-hour session you will learn about: Closed loop vs open loop hydronic systems, Hot water boilers; Non condensing & condensing boilers, Hot water tanks, Heat Pumps and Solar systems and Sample boiler selection and sizing parameters.

Module 3: Heat Emitters for Hydronic Heating
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

In this one-hour session you will learn about: Radiator types:  Cast iron, Copper fin tube, Cabinet, Panel, Towel warmer, Fan coil, air heating, Radiant floor heating, Indirect domestic hot water heating, Snow melting, Pool heating and Hybrid Multi-Function systems.

Intermediate Hydronic Fundamentals Webinars

Module 4:  Hydronic Circuit Components
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

In this one-hour session you will learn about the functions and features of the main components that are used in a hydronic heating system: Circulating pumps, Expansion tanks, Low water cut-offs, Air separators / air vents, Pressure relief valves, Boiler fill assembly, Heat exchangers, Low loss headers, System piping and Specialty fittings.

Module 5:  Sizing Hydronic Components
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

In this one-hour session you will learn about the basic parameters that are used for sizing and selecting hydronic heating components: Basic heat loss fundamentals, Calculating flow rate requirements for hydronic systems, Sizing and selecting circulating pumps, Sizing and selecting expansion tanks, Sizing and selecting mass tanks and Sizing and selecting indirect DHW tanks.

Source: Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating

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