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Commercial Piping Practices 101

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2023 2:23:32 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Variable Primary Piping, Primary-Secondary Piping

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When it comes to installing commercial boilers and water heaters, selecting the right piping method is crucial for optimal performance and energy efficiency. Various piping methods are employed to ensure proper circulation and heat distribution within the system. In this blog, we will explore different piping methods commonly used in commercial settings, offering a comparative analysis to help you make an informed decision based on your specific requirements.

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Variable Primary OR Primary-Secondary Piping

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 30, 2019 1:53:10 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Boiler, Condensing Boilers, Hydronic Boilers, Non-Condensing Boilers, Variable Primary Piping, Primary-Secondary Piping

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Hydronic Boilers Piping Arrangements

Just like we would debate over sports, music, or politics, engineers have long held strong opinions about piping arrangements for hydronic heating systems.  Which is better:  Primary-Secondary or Variable Primary?  They each have their benefits, but most boiler manufacturers tend to side with Primary-Secondary.  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a different choice?

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