Specifying Light-Commercial Boilers

Kapanen, Bill
November 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Nov2004, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p30
Explores the factors to consider in selecting and specifying hot-water boilers for comfort heating. Construction types of boilers; Overview of the operating temperatures and pressures of the boilers; Applications of boilers with built-in fans.


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