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Online course on air-to-water heat pump systems begins next month

August 1, 2016 | By HPAC Magazine

HeatSpring, in partnership with John Siegenthaler, P.E., and the SpacePak division of Mestek Corporation, will soon launch a five-week online course entitled: Application of Air-to-Water Heat Pumps for Hydronic Heating and Cooling.

This course explains the benefits of combining modern air-to-water heat pumps with state-of-the-art hydronic delivery systems that provide space heating, cooling, and domestic water heating in both residential and commercial applications. It is designed for heating professionals, including contractors and engineers.

The course begins by building the case for use of air-to-water heat pumps in comparison to other types of heat pump systems. It goes on to discuss specific design details that enhance system performance, especially for cold climate heating. It concludes by presenting several complete system designs for a variety of applications.

This course is approved for 10 AIA learning unit credits, and begins on September 19, 2016.

About John Siegenthaler

HPAC columnist John Siegenthaler, P.E., is a mechanical engineer and graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a licensed professional engineer, and Professor Emeritus of Engineering Technology at Mohawk Valley Community College. “Siggy” has over 32 years of experience in designing modern hydronic heating systems. He is a hall-of-fame member of the Radiant Professionals Alliance and a presenter at national and international conferences on hydronic and radiant heating. Siegenthaler is principal of Appropriate Designs – a consulting engineering firm in Holland Patent, NY. The 3rd edition of his textbook – Modern Hydronic Heating – was released in January 2011.






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