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Old 10-22-06, 05:23 PM
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Is a Taco 007-f5 powerful enough to reach third floor?

We just moved in and are discovering the joys of owning a home


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Old 10-22-06, 06:54 PM
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Taco 007 F5

The third floor might be a stretch for a 007. Here are pump curves for the various 00 series circulators. May help.

http://www.taco-hvac.com/uploads/FileLibrary/00CurveChart.pdf
 
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Old 10-22-06, 07:58 PM
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What's the piping like? Loop length(s)? Mono-flow tees?

OK, saw other post. If the third-floor zone is on it's own circulator, figure out approximately how long the loop is. Guestimate number of elbows. Multiply number of elbows by 2.06 and add that to the number of feet of straight pipe, which includes heatting element. What do you get?

But if you only have 4 psi in the system, that's more likely the problem. You need about 16-18psi to get to the third floor.
 
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none of the piping is exposed so I can't figure out the loop.
I followed the pipe from the basement and where it turns out upstairs on the second floor is my bedroom door
I misprinted before it's a second story (boiler in basement, first floor, second floor) and it's a two zone system each with own circulator
Replaced Bell and Gossett series 100 with the Taco 007-F5

Do you think the pump is big enough?

Thanks very much I appreciate your help
 
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Old 10-22-06, 08:19 PM
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Rare would be the case in which a 007 would not be fine for a second story. Get the boiler pressure up & the air out of the system, then we can address the circulator.
 
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You're looking for 12-16psi on your pressure gauge.

007 should be fine for pumping this; nearly the same curve as the B&G Series100 in the typical residential head/flow range. Have three 007s myself, including one on a llllloooonnnnnggggg loop on the second floor.
 
 

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