Boiler of Choice


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Old 09-21-06, 08:12 AM
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Boiler of Choice

I wanted to know what is the preferred boiler with 80 - 85% efficiency which has a history of good quality and reliability

1) Burnham
2) Weil-Mclain
3) Crown
4) any others?

Also like to know the pros and cons of these boilers

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Old 09-21-06, 10:14 AM
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Everyone who's ever looked at my Burnham Series2 says it's a solid boiler for the long term. I agree. Simple and well-constructed

Some are not too wild about W-M's, but there are lots out there.

No experience on Crown.

A step up would be Buderus. For gas, their GA124 is reputedly a very good boiler. Looked at one in a showroom recently. Nice construction.
 
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Old 09-21-06, 10:18 AM
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Burnham or Thermo Pride. Of course Burnham makes the Thermo pride and Crown.
 
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Old 09-21-06, 06:34 PM
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Boiler choice

Buderus, Burnham, & Crown in that order. I do not like W/M at all. They are put together with "elastomeric seals". In English that means rubber. I've seen way too many leak.

If you are talking about oil fired, I'd put Crown's CT series just below Buderus.
 
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Thanks everyone for the help
 
 

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