This Old House, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Review-Chapter Eight

Direct Heat In this chapter of “This Old House, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning,” Richard Trethewey and Don Best inform the reader of the variety of direct heating systems available. Direct heat systems are space heaters, pipeless wall and floor furnaces, wood and gas fireplaces, wood stoves, radiant electric, and baseboard electric resistance heating. Baseboard [...]

Supercharge Your Knowledge of Radiant Heating

Radiant Heat Transfer Radiant Heat Transfer is a concept within the domain of thermal engineering that is concerned with the creation, usage, conversion and exchange of thermal energy. What we know as “heat” is thermal energy and this energy is classified into mechanisms of thermal convection, thermal radiation, thermal conduction, and phase changes. Advection: This [...]

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