Geothermal, HVAC Graduate-Level Textbook Available from McGraw Hill

Modern geothermal book cover with Orio Egg0071792686_RCRANSTON, R.I. — McGraw Hill Education has published a follow-up graduate-level textbook to its highly successful Geothermal HVAC: Green Heating and Cooling undergraduate textbook, published in 2011.

In addition to geothermal consultant Jay Egg, one of the authors of the first textbook, the new volume, Modern Geothermal HVAC: Engineering and Control Applications, which came out this summer, features contributions from Greg Cunniff, P.E., applications engineering manager for Taco, Inc. and Carl Orio, chairman of Water Energy Distributors.

Modern Geothermal HVAC: Engineering and Controls Applications was designed for graduate-level students and industry professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge of geothermal applications and advanced hydronics.

The textbook contains fifteen chapters ranging in topics from geothermal open and closed loops and standing well methods and applications, to HVAC basics, equipment and the latest developments in radiant cooling with chilled beams, variable speed pumping and controls.

The book also includes the latest information on geothermal rebates, incentives and renewables legislation in place.  Each chapter concludes with a series of review questions.

Geothermal loops in water-to-water applications work particularly well with advanced hydronic equipment provided by a manufacturer like Taco, which specializes in pumps, valves, heat exchangers and controls. Taco author Greg Cunniff describes several of Taco’s most advanced product offerings like its single pipe LoadMatch system, LOFlo injection pumping system, variable speed pumping technology and Taco’s building management control system iWorx.

Modern Geothermal HVAC: Engineering and Controls can be purchased on Amazon. It is also available as an e-book. The book has received wide acclaim from professional engineers, designers, contractors and manufacturers across the industry based on reviews posted on Amazon.