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Books on HW Heating

MikeyB Member Posts: 696
Thanks to the Dan's books and the steam pros on the wall, I now have a elementary understanding of residential steam heating. I'd now like to learn about HW heating and would appreciate some guidance as to what books I should read and a suggestion as to the order I should read them in.


- Rod


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  • MikeyB
    MikeyB Member Posts: 696

    Rod, check out "Residential Hydronic Heating I=B=R Coursebook", and Dan's "Go with the flow" all of these books are located in the online store on this site, They are all great reads, well woth the price
  • Andrew Hagen_2
    Andrew Hagen_2 Member Posts: 236

    John Siegenthaler's book "Modern Hydronic Heating" is also very good.
  • Bob Bona_4
    Bob Bona_4 Member Posts: 2,083
    I would

    start with "how come?" by Dan Holohan.

    Great introductory book, and the writing style makes me smile everytime I pick it up.
  • MikeyB
    MikeyB Member Posts: 696

    Siggy's book is fantastic, Also the Radiant books from RPA's web site are also very good, also written by J.Siegenthaler
  • MikeyB
    MikeyB Member Posts: 696

    Thanks for all the suggestions. Now I just have to figure out a good answer when my wife asks why I'm buying books on hydronic heating when we don't have a HW system.

    - Rod
  • Mark Eatherton
    Mark Eatherton Member Posts: 5,837
    ANy of Dans books are a great resource...

    I use Siegenthalers book in the classes I teach. Dan sells it at

    It's not so much a case of "You got what you paid for", as it is a matter of "You DIDN'T get what you DIDN'T pay for, and you're NOT going to get what you thought you were in the way of comfort". Borrowed from Heatboy.
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