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10-10-09, 08:12 AM
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Posted By BillyG.

Well I'm putting new storms on the 2nd floor and...

Well I'm putting new storms on the 2nd floor and building storms for the first floor. I can reach the storms to remove on the 1st floor but I don't want to be climbing up to the 2nd floor to remove...
10-09-09, 07:15 PM
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Views: 1,887
Posted By BillyG.

Thanks Bud, for the interesting link. Oh yes,...

Thanks Bud, for the interesting link. Oh yes, there are many other upgrades needed too. Just need more time to get'em done; insulation, wiring, plumbing etc. Installed a couple of high eff. gas...
10-09-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By BillyG.

Old Window Rehab?

I've been rebuilding windows that are probably 100+ years old and am not completely satisfied. With 25 windows left of the 30 total I've been looking for a supplier of replacement jambs and hardware....
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Views: 858
Posted By BillyG.

:thinker:I just added a Taco SR501 Relay to my...

:thinker:I just added a Taco SR501 Relay to my Honeywell Trans. and Automags. Tomorrow will be the test after the gas line is done. Thanks anyway, Billy
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Posted By BillyG.

TT Pres.Excell. 110 Second circ. wiring???

Hi all; I've installed the above gas boiler but am stuck at wiring the zone valves and 2nd circ. I have 3 AutoMag zone valves wired parallel back to 7 & 8 and fed parallel from 24v Honeywell AT72D...
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Views: 1,145
Posted By BillyG.

Hmmm...I'll have to check that out again with the...

Hmmm...I'll have to check that out again with the supplier who said there was---no matter; since I'm adding circs but it isn't the best news I've heard today:(
Is there a place here where pics of...
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Views: 1,145
Posted By BillyG.

OK direct it is with plenty of valves. I'm...

OK direct it is with plenty of valves. I'm installing a taco 007 F5 plus the TT comes with a built in circ; not sure what kind it is. Will I have enough flow? Do you need to know anything else to...
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Views: 1,145
Posted By BillyG.

Who; Thankyou; I'm installing circs on all...

Who; Thankyou; I'm installing circs on all boilers on the sypply side but now the question of a boiler loop has me thinking. Do you think it is a plus to have a loop? The manual shows a one zone...
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Views: 1,145
Posted By BillyG.

Who; I was concerned about the high water temp...

Who; I was concerned about the high water temp effects on the circ. more then the pressure. Do you think that will affect the life of the circ.?
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Posted By BillyG.

System piping thru boiler page states; Fig. 12,...

System piping thru boiler page states; Fig. 12, pg. 22 illustrates a single zone utilizing the boiler circ. as the system circ. However this figure shows a CH circ. on the supply side of the system...
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Views: 1,145
Posted By BillyG.

Piping a Mod-Con?

I am told I don't need a CH circulator in the piping of a TT Solo60 because it has a circulator built in. My systems are single zone connected to cast rads. I will install wye strainers, air...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

No one responded on the electric boiler. I could...

No one responded on the electric boiler. I could not use electric because the electric company is owned by the town and holds the landlord responsible for the bill if the tenant does not pay. This is...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Sold on TT...

After talking to a distributor/owner and another tech rep from TT at length I am sold on the solo 60 working and not short cycling. Only because of the mass I have with the old cast iron radiators...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Not yet convinced.....

I have yet another option I'm looking at. Slant Fin Sentry S34EDP boiler for the smallest (500SF) apartment. It has a 34K in and a 25K out btu rating at 85%. What do you all think as compared to the...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Another thought...

Any thoughts on this approach? Due to the uncertainty of a boiler working properly I have been also looking at Rinnai RHFE-1004FA Wall mount Heaters. They do put out 9-32K btu that would meet the...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Understood; kinda :o)

Thanks Who; That was not boring at all but long it was. I kinda get the picture. Since I have cast iron radiators with all that mass it will reduce the cycle time even if I don't call for the higher...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Who; you had me excited there for awhile until I...

Who; you had me excited there for awhile until I called Triangle-Tube. Talked to a Greg and he said to prevent short cycling in apts. 2&3 with the Solo-60; I would need to add a buffer tank however...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

BTU Meter ???

Well I forgot to mention that after checking at length for weather temps on Google I ended up with 5* as Trooper suggested. Thanks Trooper. As far as a BTU Meter...The idea is perfect but a bill...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Heat Loss Calculations...

OK; here are my calcs on all 3 apartments by using Slant-Fin calculator download. First is the unweatherized; second is after the insulation and storms.
Apt.#1(1293 SF) 62,170 and 53,321btu's...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Not sure of my calculations?

Furd; My first try at the Slant-Fin Calculator is with the inside temp at 70 and the outdoor at 32. I Live in E.PA so I just guessed but if you have any directions for finding outdoor temp please...
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Views: 2,893
Posted By BillyG.

Installing Mod-con boilers before weatherizing

I have a brick 3 unit I need to get heat into for the tenants before they need it. I'm considering natural gas modulating condensing boilers to give the tenants the best efficiency. I can separate...
06-16-05, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By BillyG.

OK I'm leaning toward the latex modified thinset...

OK I'm leaning toward the latex modified thinset but what is the (sheet membrane) and where do I get it---would home depot sell it---how thick is it?
06-15-05, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By BillyG.

Subfloor Goof

I know it is a nono to set tile over osb but what could happen? I have 3/4 T&G osb over 2x12's 16 oc and then 1/2 " osb over that. I forgot my plan and now there is no room under steel ext door for...
Replies: 8
Views: 3,956
Posted By BillyG.

Unhappy Kenmore Dryer???

Been away on vacation 2 weeks and thought I would have a response when I came back --- but none found. Please look at my last posts and let me know where I go next. My posts are found under "Kenmore...
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Views: 3,956
Posted By BillyG.

Smile Kenmore Electric Dryer???

Found part of the problem---there was a piece of metal stuck in the heater; grounding it out---it is a little scared but not burned thru---I suspect it will be ok but I'm sure this will shorten it's...
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