Classic Hydronics: How To Get The Most From Those Older Hot-Water Heating Systems

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9780615561073: Classic Hydronics: How To Get The Most From Those Older Hot-Water Heating Systems

Most of the buildings you go into are older than you are, right?

Yeah, me too. America is a heating museum. And most of the heating systems in those older buildings have gone through lots of changes over the years, some of them painful changes. Many of these systems went in before we knew as much as we know today about hot-water heating.

So let's talk about how Classic Hydronic systems work, where they came from, how they've changed over the years, and what we can do right now to get the most of out them without spending a fortune. Oh, and I promise you a few great stories along the way because that's just the way I am, and I know you love a good story.

My goal with this 8-1/2 X 11, 154-page, spiral-bound book is to make you see inside those older systems, and to be able to do stuff that others say can't be done. If I can do that (and I think I can), you will be nodding your head and smiling at your newfound knowledge, and I will be in a state of bliss.

Here's what's inside:
Chapter 1 - A Simple Copper Elbow,

Chapter 2 - The Classics,

Chapter 3 - An Interview with a Dead Man,

Chapter 4 - Classic Gravity,

Chapter 5 - Classic Pumping,

Chapter 6 - Classic One-Pipe,

Chapter 7 - Classic Two Pipe,

Chapter 8 - Classic Circulators,

Chapter 9 - Classic Temperatures,

Chapter 10 - Classic Air Problems,

Chapter 11 - Classic Radiant,

Chapter 12 - The Radiator,


As with all my books, I want you to be delighted. If you're not, just send it back to me for a full refund. I'll even pay your shipping costs both ways. I'll bet you keep this one, though.

Order it now. You'll love it!

Dan Holohan

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About the Author:

Dan Holohan has written 17 books about the joys of steam and hot water heating. He operates the popular website, a great place to get straight answers.


As we grow older, Dan grows more philosophical. His latest book continues where Greening Steam left off. Applying lessons learned and advise gleaned through the troupe of Internet experts, Classic Hydronics teaches everything the most seasoned installer or service guy would want to know about hot water heating. And the best part is that you won't even know you're learning. Gosh, why couldn't high school be this interesting?

From the history of ancient heating to the selection of circulators for the newest project, this book teaches every detail. Cold rooms? Air noises? Want to make a circulator explode? Read Classic Hydronics and learn how to do it.

Thank you Dan. Every book is better than the one before. --Long Beach Ed on

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