John Siegenthaler, P.E
Mr. John Siegenthaler, P.E.
Appropriate Designs

Appropriate Designs


John Siegenthaler, P.E.
Principal, Appropriate Designs

John Siegenthaler, P.E. is a mechanical engineering graduate of Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute and a licensed professional engineer. He has over 25 of experience in designing modern hydronic heating systems. John is also an Associate Professor of engineering technology at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY. He is the author of the text Modern Hydronic Heating, and numerous other publications dealing with hydronic heating.

John also runs Appropriate Designs, a team of engineering professionals dedicated to advancing the science and proper application of modern hydronic (water-based) heating. They are specialists in the application of engineering principles, computer aided design, technical writing, and teaching. They integrate these capabilities as necessary to continually develop new support materials for the hydronics industry.

Some of the services they offer are:

  • Development of customized design and analysis software
  • Professional engineering services for hydronic system design
  • Development of training publications for hydronic heating

If you have a project require technical support in the field of hydronic heating, please contact Appropriate Designs to discuss how they might assist you.