Understanding Primary Pumping
Condensing Boiler Technology
Wednesday, September 14th
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Presented by: Mr. Nathan Hughes is a mechanical engineer with 9 years of experience designing HVAC, fire protection, and plumbing systems. He received a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Illinois University and is currently with Greeley and Hansen, a leading environmental consulting engineering firm dedicated to the water and wastewater industry. His experience includes heating and cooling systems, software analysis and selection, plumbing systems, fire protection systems, and energy modeling. Mr. Hughes is responsible for design coordination with other disciplines involved. In addition, he has served as the primary mechanical contact for numerous sophisticated projects during construction. He has been a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers since 2008.
Topic Summary: This presentation will discuss non-condensing boiler systems, condensing boiler technology, and system comparisons. Focusing on primary pumping condensing boilers, boiler industry trends, and comparing this technology against a traditional design of hot water boiler systems.
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