Radiant Heating and Cooling Green Heat Transfer for the Built Environment.pdf
A comprehensive guide to built environment thermal conditioning systems
Radiant Heating and Cooling: Green Heat Transfer for the Built Environment provides the latest information on radiant heating and cooling with green energy. The book covers relevant radiant/alternative energy ASHRAE, DOE, EPA, and international standards. Conduction and convection heat transfer issues are reviewed and discussed throughout.
- Features the latest DOE recommended guidelines for HR&C
- Shows how to increase thermal comfort, reference energy standards, and calculate design, layout, and energy consumption
- US EPA ENERGY STAR classification for certain radiant heating products
Introduction to Radiant Systems; Fundamentals of Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics; Thermal Comfort; Sizing and Load Estimation; Radiant Heating Systems; Control of Radiant Heating Systems; Hybrid Systems; Engineering Design Tools to Assist in Heater/Cooler Sizing
Richard D. Watson is president of SSHC, Inc., a leading HVAC radiant systems design and manufacturing firm in the Northeast with headquarters in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and a consultant to utilities and other organizations.
Kirby S. Chapman, Ph.D., is professor of mechanical engineering at Kansas State University, and a widely consulted expert on radiant heating and cooling principles and applications.
Section 1. Introduction to Radiant Systems
SECTION 2-Fundamentals of Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics
SECTION 3-Thermal Comfort
SECTION 4-Sizing and Load Estimation
SECTION 5-Radiant Heating Systems
SECTION 6-Control of Radiant Heating Systems
SECTION 7-Hybrid Systems
SECTION 8-Engineering Design Tools to Assist in Heater/Cooler Sizing