High Efficiency Boiler Systems


A significant change in the North American hydronic heating industry took off and gained altitude in the mid 1990’s. Residential and light-commercial gas-fired boilers started to rapidly evolve from high-temperature, chimney-vented appliances to pressure-vented, modulating, high-efficiency condensing (mod-con) boilers.

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Roy Collver on Materials & Manufacturers of Condensing Boilers

On the Condensing Boilers in Hydronic Systems Discussion Board…
Expert instructor Roy Collver discusses construction materials and manufacturers of condensing boiler machines.

Student 1:
Roy, great videos and a ton of great information! Thanks a million! I have a couple of comments and questions. Stainless steel is very strong on the galvanic charts, but have you looked at the thermal […]

HeatSpring’s Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway!

At HeatSpring, we celebrate innovative builders and designers who work to improve the overall quality and performance of public and residential buildings…
Our Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway was created for those who have helped plan, design, construct, and/or operate a high performance building. Entrants could submit a photo of their high performance project(s).* The photo could show the entire high performance building or […]

Free Lecture: Multiple Mod-con Boiler Concepts

In this new free lecture, Roy Collver, President, OTBC Inc, examines important details you should know when combining two or more boilers into a single heating plant. He covers applications from large residential, up to bigger commercial and institutional systems.
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Key Takeaways

Important piping and control considerations when combining mod-con boilers, including do’s […]

Five Questions about Hydronic Heat Sources

On the Mastering Hydronic System Design Course discussion board with expert instructor John Siegenthaler…
Takeaways:

Although closely spaced tees are great for hydraulic separation, a modern hydraulic separator provides air and dirt separation in addition to hydraulic separation.
When considering whether to use electric boilers for radiant hydronic heat or electric resistance radiant heating, it’s important to design the distribution system […]

Hydronic Air Handlers + Condensing Boilers = Greater System Efficiency

The article below is a guest post from Roy Collver, President, OTBC Inc. Roy teaches Condensing Boilers in Hydronic Systems, a 6-week course where students optimize system designs and control strategies to take full advantage of the energy savings and comfort benefits boilers have to offer.

Who Should Read This: 

Heating professionals
Radiant heating experts
Heating installers
Heating engineers

Learning Takeaways: 

ECM technology is going to have a […]

February 9th, 2015|Categories: Boilers, Hydronic Heating|Tags: , , , |