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Counter Design radiant heating and cooling systems with help from top experts

The first and only professional guide of its kind, Radiant Heating and Cooling Handbook is packed with tools that make the work of HVAC systems designers, engineers, and technicians go more smoothly and easily. Relating heating and cooling theory to the principles of thermal comfort, this expert handbook by pros Richard Watson and Kirby Chapman provides all the help you need to select, design, size, and position the most popular and efficient systems for industrial, commercial, and residential applications. You get:

*Case studies that clarify application and installation of every system type
*Models for coupling radiant and forced air heating and cooling for the ultimate in comfortable, energy-saving interiors
*Examples and sample calculations to solve real-world radiant heating and cooling problems in building, contracting, and engineering
*Equations, strategies, and analyses to help you set parameters from sizing and cost to human comfortability

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Heat Transmission Handbooks, manuals, etc, Heat Radiation and absorption Handbooks, manuals, etc