Q regarding draining condensate from condensing boiler


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Old 03-05-13, 02:21 PM
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Q regarding draining condensate from condensing boiler

What are the options for discharging the condensate beside having a drain pipe connected to a drain?

I do not have a drain in my basement, but I do have a port on my big drain pipe where washer drains to. The port is about 3 feet above the floor level. So an option would be to have a sump pump taking care of it, but it seems a bit of an overkill, plus the port is far away from possible boiler location.

Are there any other options? What is the typical amount of condensate say per day/week?
 
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Old 03-05-13, 03:10 PM
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You should also plan on a neutralizer. Can be purchased, or make your own from PVC pipe and fittings and use marble chips from the garden center.
 
 

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