Kicker heater piping

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Old 07-17-04, 01:12 PM
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Kicker heater piping

What is the proper way to pipe a toe kicker heater (1/2" supply and return) on a 3/4" single pipe series loop baseboard heating system when using monoflow t's? Should 1 or 2 monoflow t's be used? If 1 monoflow t required on which side supply or return?
 
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Old 07-18-04, 02:17 PM
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One monoflo tee is all that is required if the heating loop is below the heater. The location of the tee isn't too critical, although I prefer to use them on the return side of the heater because you get less air in the heater that way. Be sure to put a balancing valve in the line to the heater in case you need to regulate the flow.

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