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Title:
Radiant floor heating
Author:
Woodson, R. Dodge (Roger Dodge), 1955-
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xvi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780071347860
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Radiant heating is healthy, quiet, economical, and clean method of heating - invented in the Roman empire. This work provides know-how needed to: understand and explain the advantages of in-floor radiant heating; install, test, and debug embedded and dry radiant heat systems in new or existing homes; and, avoid common errors and mishaps.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Why Aren't More Contractors Using In-Floor Heating Systems?
Chapter 2 Comparing In-Floor Systems to Other Systems
Chapter 3 Designing Functional, Cost-Effective Systems
Chapter 4 Combining In-Floor Systems and Baseboard
Chapter 5 Establishing Heating Zones
Chapter 6 The Mechanics of Manifolds
Chapter 7 Boilers
Chapter 8 Material Selection
Chapter 9 Circulating Pumps
Chapter 10 Controls and Control Systems
Chapter 11 Components For Heating Systems
Chapter 12 Expansion Tanks
Chapter 13 Domestic Water Heating
Chapter 14 Slab-on-Grade Piping Systems
Chapter 15 Thin-Slab Piping Systems
Chapter 16 Dry Piping Systems
Chapter 17 Radiant Systems for Ice Removal
Chapter 18 Purging Air from Systems
Chapter 19 Solar Heating Systems
Chapter 20 Coal-Fired Heating Systems
Chapter 21 Wood-Fired Heating Systems
Chapter 22 Troubleshooting Gas-Fired Boilers
Chapter 23 Troubleshooting Oil-Fired Boilers
Chapter 24 Selling Radiant Heating Systems
Glossary
Appendix A Pressure Losses And Flow Charts
Appendix B Temperature Charts
Index