Hydronics

Hydronics is the term describing the use of water as a heat-transfer medium in heating systems, and a cooling-transfer medium in cooling systems.

Hydronics is the term describing the use of water as a heat-transfer medium in heating systems, and a cooling-transfer medium in cooling systems.

Types of hydronic systems:

  • heated water
  • chilled water
  • steam

 

Hydronic systems may further be classified by factors such as:

  • Flow (forced/gravity)
  • Temperature (low/high)
  • Pressure (low/high)
  • Piping arrangement (e.g. 1- or 2-pipe system)
  • Pumping arrangement




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