Recirculation System Design - Putting it All Together - Manufacturers, Engineers, and Contractors

Recorded On: 10/27/2019

This presentation will provide an introduction into the design, installation, and maintenance of domestic hot water recirculation systems. Upon successful completion of the course learners will be able to:

1.     Describe the components of a domestic hot water recirculation system.

2.     Select the proper size water heater for your system.

3.     Understand the differences in fixed- vs. variable-speed pumps and how to select the right pump for the system.

4.     The importance of balancing a recirculation system and the variety of balancing valve options available. 

5.     Understand how ASSE standards and plumbing code changes will affect your designs.

6.     Implement Legionella prevention best practices in system design.

7.     Explain the importance of installing to design specifications.

Nick Tallos has more than 45 years of experience in valve design, manufacturing, and applications with a specialty in thermostatic, self-operating valves and devices. He is currently the VP of Engineering at ThermOmegaTech┬« and has been a member of the team for 25 years. He has been the inventor or co-inventor of several patents related to thermostatic devices. Nick graduated from Villanova University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Society of Automation, American Society of Plumbing Engineers, and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.


This session was recorded at the 2019 Tech Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA.

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