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Hydronic heating moves heat through the use of water from a point of production to a space to be heated. The moving water releases the heat upon reaching a heating device. Radiators are examples of hydronic heating syste... More »

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Hydronic basedboard heating systems can be purchased at The Home Depot, Lowe's, eBay or Amazon.com. Hydronic baseboard heaters can be filled with either oil or water. When filled, electrical current is used to warm the f... More »

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Hydronic heating is more energy efficient than forced-air heating, since the hot water inside the sealed hydronic system takes longer to lose heat once it reaches temperature. Heated air cools rapidly as it flows through... More »

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An electric hydronic boiler transfers heat by running water or vapor through a closed pipe system. A network of baseboards, radiant tubing and radiators transmits heat through an entire house or other type of building. More »

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Common designs for hydronic heating systems include an energy input that ignites a heat source and warms water in a tank. The water, acting as a vessel to transport the heat, is then transmitted through pipes and circula... More »

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An Aquatherm heating system uses the gas or oil water heater in the home to provide heat to an air handler, which then warms the house. It normally requires installing a larger water heater with greater BTU input but sav... More »

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A boiler heating system heats water and pushes either hot water or steam through a series of pipes and radiators to provide heat. Specifically, steam is distributed through pipes to the radiators, and hot water is distri... More »

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