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11-04-13, 10:20 AM
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Posted By GMS99

I agree.

We normally close our pool with the water just below the skimmer which is roughly the same level as the return lines. We have a mesh cover, though, so we try to keep room for seasonal snow...
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Perception of flow

I believe the basement zone is not getting proper circulation based upon baseboard performance. The baseboards are plumbed in series through the finished basement walls, with the upstream baseboards...
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Posted By GMS99

No IFC on circulators

The the flo-checks are separate (B&G valves, the red valves in the photos).

I recharged the expansion tank last night to 12 psi. The pressure is now fluctuating between 12 psi (cold) and 19 psi...
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Posted By GMS99

Yes, held fast fill open

Yes, I held the fast-fill open the entire time purging. I used a washing machine hose on drain valve, submerged the open end in a bucket, and the flow was rapid. About 20 gallons later, the water...
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Posted By GMS99

So increasing the purge pressure seemed to work

This weekend I carefully increased the purge pressure for the basement zone (roughly 15-20 psi) using the quick fill lever on the pressure reducer and was able to re-establish purge flow in that...
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Posted By GMS99

Thanks for the replies!

Sorry I didn't post pics, but I'll try to soon.

FYI, there are no zone valves. Each zone has its own Taco circulating pump, not a common pump. Moreover, the water fill/make-up connects to the...
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Can't get basement zone circulation after replacing circulating pump

I was hoping someone had some insight into this problem. I recently replaced the Taco circulator for the basement zone on our 3 zone hydronic boiler. With the old broken circulator, the first two...
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