Other Applications

It is possible to use the boiler of a hydronic heating system to sup­ply heat for such purposes as melting snow and ice on walks and driveways, heating a swimming pool, or heating a patio. Separate circuits are created for each of these functions and are controlled by

Other Applications

Their own thermostats. They are designed to tap into the main heat­ing circuit from which they receive their supply of hot water. If win­ter temperatures stay at or below freezing for long periods of time, the water in an outdoor circuit must be protected with an antifreez­ing additive. See Chapter 5, “Heating Swimming Pools” in Volume 3 for detailed coverage of this subject.

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