The thermostatic radiator valve (TRV) is also called thermostat or thermostatic valve. In this article I introduce you to the function of a thermostatic radiator valve. First of all, however, a differentiation must be made, because a thermostatic radiator valve consists of two components: the thermostatic head and the radiator valve. [Read more…] about How do Thermostatic Radiator Valves Work?
In this article I will review the smart radiator thermostat V3+ from tado° and have tested it in combination with the Alexa voice control. The version V3+ is the latest version of tado° and is also compatible with older tado° thermostats. The thermostats are suitable for new buildings but also for retrofitting in existing buildings. [Read more…] about Review: tado° Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+
In this article I introduce the volumetric flow rate and the flow velocity as further physical quantities and show you two examples how you can calculate them. [Read more…] about Volumetric Flow Rate and Flow Velocity
In this article I will explain what hydronic balancing is and which steps are necessary to balance a heating system. For the term hydronic balancing the term hydraulic balancing is often used. Hydraulic balancing is relatively simple. [Read more…] about What is hydronic balancing?