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Buildings and Their Systems
2. Identify Basic Hydronic Distribution Configurations and Components
Rather than using air to heat or cool a home, hydronic systems use water. No I'm not talking about a whole-house mister system but an in-floor system of copper pipes snake coiled and set into the sub-floor or floor. Hydronic heating and cooling systems are widely used in Asia and are slowing becoming more popular throughout the US. Baseboard radiators are used to dissipate heat in a hydronic system. Hydronic systems can be multi zoned to control what part of the house gets heated when.
2a. Building Components
2b. Conservation Strategies
2c. Comprehensive Building Assessment Process
2d. Design considerations