burnham in4 gas fired steam boiler electric question

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burnham in4 gas fired steam boiler electric question

Hi all, I have a Burnham IN4 gas fired steam boiler, does this have a blower that is power by electricity? what is the electricity actually powering on? Thanks for your time, Sean
 
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Hi Sean, I'm really not clear on your question... can you tell us why you are asking? and a little more info?

If you just want to know what runs on electricity... well, the controls do, the gas valve does, if you have a vent damper, that does...
 
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The model number you mentioned does not have a fan. A fan would be on an INPV4 the PV standing for power vent. The fan and circulator runs on 120v everything else runs on 24vac.
 
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Thank you guys, my real question is about using the furnace with a generator in case of power failure. It was suggested to go with a 6 circuit transfer switch to the main. While that makes sense and sounds good, it's about $800 to install.

Is it possible to get the furnace going on generator another way?

Thanks again,]
Sean
 
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Hi Sean, yes, there's always another way... but I would recommend that you ask this question over in the electrical forum. There are folks there that are better prepared to answer this type of question.
 
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