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We’re celebrating John Siegenthaler’s 25th anniversary as a Plumbing & Mechanical columnist. Siggy, a well-respected hydronics expert, is a consulting engineer and principal of Appropriate Designs in Holland Patent, New York. His Hydronics Workshop column is the most-read column on www.pmmag.com. This eBook features Siggy’s most-read content from both Plumbing & Mechanical and PM Engineer, covering topics ranging from piping to thermal storage tanks to the dos and don’ts of hydronic system design.
John Siegenthaler’s Top 25 most-read articles
Common sense is the best guarantee of a well-performing, safe plumbing system.
Lessons learned from those that came before.
Preventing Legionella while protecting against scalding at points-of-use.
It never hurts to perform your own inspections.
The lost art of repairing flush ells.
Tips and tricks for adopting this increasingly popular technology.
The best method for piping two water heaters.
The pace of change in the plumbing industry seems to be a bit faster than it was prior to 1954.
Troubleshooting an electric water heater.
Fixing others’ installation and servicing mistakes.
Wax Toilet-Bowl Gaskets: Do you like them plain or with a horn?
The importance of proper venting.