Boiler Control Module Replacement?


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Old 03-01-06, 03:33 PM
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Boiler Control Module Replacement?

My boiler is running much to hot to be efficient, I wanted to drop the set temperature from 180 deg F to 100 deg F. The range of my L8148E controller bottoms out at 180 deg F, so I went to find a new controller.

I was pointed toward and purchased an Aquastat Relay (AQ475A) from Honeywell to replace Aquastat Relay (L8148E). While trying to install the new part I have found there seems to be a bit of incompatability between the two units.

The "Boiler Aquastat" node from the AQ475 unit requires 120Vac where the "Burner" node from the L8114E requires 24Vac. What will I need to achieve compatibility, or will I need to find another unit?
 
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Old 03-01-06, 05:06 PM
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100º is WAY too low. You will get virtually no neat from 100º water. What type of emitters do you have (fin tube baseboard, cast iron radiators, convectors, etc.)?
 
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Old 03-02-06, 07:08 AM
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100* supply temps? What kind of boiler do you have that will tolerate return temps of less than 100* water?
 
 

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