Secondary issues

The Glitch:

Sometimes multiple mistakes show up in small portions of hydronic systems. The piping configuration shown in Figure 1 is one example. It represents a simple secondary circuit within a primary/secondary system. Can you spot at least four specific installation details that could create problems within this system?


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Are you an ace troubleshooter?

Within the pages of this magazine, PM’s Hydronics Editor John Siegenthaler, P.E., will pose a question to you, our readers, to review a system’s schematic layout and discover its faults, flaws and defects. Discover archived “The Glitch & The Fix” exercises at its radiant-focused website, Good luck!