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Boiler nozzle

Thanks for all the input.
I guess to make myself feel better I am going to have another company do a combustion analysis on the boiler. The guy I used had all the right equipment to do it but I am...
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Boiler nozzle

Well it was started by an HVAC guy here in town.
I am not sure of initial readings other than the efficiency was at 89%. He did use a combustion analyzer.
The oil is no. 2 fuel oil. Never had a...
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Oil boiler fuel nozzle question?

So, I have my brand new Burnham MPO installed just under 3 months.
I am currently out of town and my wife calls a few days ago and the boiler is off and the green light on the control is blinking. ...
11-28-09, 11:29 AM
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Circuit Length

Thanks, that info helped.
From what I can see it is suggesting a 10 gauge wire to run the length I need.
Could I run 10/2 from the panel to a j box in the building and then branch my circuit off...
11-27-09, 05:33 PM
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How long can I run 12/2 20 amp circuit

Basically I have a small out building that I want to run electric to. I have a 20 amp slot open in my panel.
Can I run a 12/2 wire from the panel to the outbuilding? The total circuit would be...
10-12-09, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Alaskanstar

Thanks, I really appreciate the input. Could I...

Thanks, I really appreciate the input.
Could I just add a couple of additional joists to strengthen and achieve the same thing? i.e. placing another joist between the existing ones thus making the...
10-11-09, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Alaskanstar

It is an area 6 feet across and 4 feet wide (the...

It is an area 6 feet across and 4 feet wide (the 6 feet running parallel with the joists). It will actually be right in the middle of the joists.
Thanks!
10-10-09, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Alaskanstar

Do I need more support??

So here is the situation:

I have an area in my living room that we put a new stove/fireplace (an RSF Topaz) in. It is not a chimney fireplace but more a fire box with a stovepipe. Around the...
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Posted By Alaskanstar

This message is really focused for those on the...

This message is really focused for those on the board in Alaska.
I am wondering about state code on some boiler items and what is or is not required.

Low water cut-off?
Height of boiler off of...
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This may be a really dumb question but I figure I...

This may be a really dumb question but I figure I had better ask anyway, in case there is something I am missing.

As I stated earlier in this thread, my boiler is about 14 feet from where the zone...
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Posted By Alaskanstar

So, I am refining this install. So far I am now...

So, I am refining this install.
So far I am now going with the following

Burnham MPO 115 with Supply side Taco 007
Honeywell zone valves
Taco 3 zone control with priority
Super Stor Ultra 45...
07-21-09, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Alaskanstar

Finishing butcher block counter tops??

I'm thinking of putting a butcher block counter top on part of my island. What is the best to use to finish this? I probably will NOT be cutting directly on it so I would like some kind of finish...
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I am wondering now, what would be the easiest...

I am wondering now, what would be the easiest thermostats to install?
I would like to have a programmable model but I know I replaced one about a year ago and had a heck of a time trying to wire it...
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Posted By Alaskanstar

Thanks Bilbo What you are saying is what I...

Thanks Bilbo

What you are saying is what I thought at first but then as I got further into this install and started reading other ideas I wasn't sure what was best or not.
I am going to be...
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OK, that looks simple since my manifolds are...

OK, that looks simple since my manifolds are close by each other. Thanks. So now I am thinking I am going to go ahead and do the zone valves with a 007 system circulator. I think I will buy another...
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If I follow figure 18B (on the Burnahm MPO...

If I follow figure 18B (on the Burnahm MPO installation manual), where in the system would be best to install the differential bypass valve?
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Posted By Alaskanstar

circulator sizing?

So I am now leaning towards the Taco Circ with FC instead of going with zone valves.
My zones are as follows

1 has a length of about 20 feet
2 has about 80 feet
3 has about 100 feet
and 4 is...
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Yikes, another newbie question...

Ya'll are probably getting tired of my questions by now.
Anyways, on the drawing for my burnham MPO it shows the expansion tank and cold water feed for the boiler plumbed into the supply loop unlike...
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Weird Question...

OK, so I have put solid hardwood floors in our house and my wife would like to have them put in our bedroom.
Problem.. our house was built in 1986 and I guess at the time curved walls were in...
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Posted By Alaskanstar

So the inevitable question... how would one go...

So the inevitable question... how would one go about piping/wiring in one of these buffer tanks?

Also, I had thought about solar conversion but since I live in Fairbanks this would only really...
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Posted By Alaskanstar

I'm looking at the taco circulators with...

I'm looking at the taco circulators with integrated flow checks. Are these considered a good bet or would it be more dependable to go with separate flow checks?
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Posted By Alaskanstar

Is it worth it???

OK, so I am replacing my old boiler and tankless coil with a new Bunrham MPO and a Spuerstor indirect tank.
We bought the house last year and the person before had just put in a brand new electric...
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Posted By Alaskanstar

Question New boiloer install questions

Going to install a new boiler system. Have a 35 year old WM with 3 zones (with zone valves).
Putting in new Burnham MPO with a super store indirect heater. Questions?

Is there an advantage to...
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