Radiant Conditioning of the Indoor Environment

List, Hamish; McGuire, Luke
September 2012
Engineered Systems;Sep2012, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p44
Trade Publication
The article offers tips for the design, modeling, and operation of hydronic radiant cooling and heating systems. It discusses the basics of hydronic radiant systems, which are more energy efficient that the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. It suggests the simplification of layout with each manifold serving four to six zones. It recommends the maintenance of floor and ceiling surface temperatures at least two degrees above room dewpoint temperature cooling mode.


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