Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 27, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 720 pages
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A reference you'll warm up to

From the background and basics of heating systems to the newest chip-based technology, this first volume of Audel's HVAC Library gives you comprehensive information you need on the job. Whether you're installing, servicing, repairing, or troubleshooting an old or new heating system, you'll find what you're looking for, from wood and coal furnace maintenance to new calculations and the latest environmental technologies and regulations.
* Review the basics of installation, wiring, and troubleshooting for different HVAC systems
* Choose the correct system for the space, climate, and needs
* Compare the economy and efficiency of various fuel types
* Install, maintain, and troubleshoot conversion units
* Find formula cross references, data tables with conversions, and listings of trade organizations and equipment manufacturers
  

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Contents

Heating Fundamentals
9
Insulating and Ventilating Structures
27
Sizing Residential Heating and
73
Heating Fuels
111
WarmAir Heating Systems
125
Hydronic Heating Systems
149
Steam Heating Systems
185
Electric Heating Systems
253
Air Filters
356
Oil Furnaces
375
Coal Furnaces Wood Furnaces
419
Electric Furnaces
453
Steam and HotWater Space
481
Circulator Pump
550
InducedDraft Fans
558
Boiler Repairs
568

Cooling Controls
264
Furnace Fundamentals
273
Gas Furnaces
291
Gas Furnace Components
299
Chimney
330
Pilot Burner Adjustment
337
Combustion Air Adjustment
343
Typical Startup Instructions
350
Boiler and Furnace Conversion
569
Appendix A Professional and Trade Associations
603
Appendix B Manufacturers
615
HVACR Education Training
627
Appendix E Conversion Tables
669
Index
679
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About the author (2004)

James E. Brumbaugh has spent twenty years in the residential and light commercial construction industry. He is an accomplished educator fluent in several languages, and has written more than fifteen books on HVAC, construction, and the building trades.

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