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well, they built the house that way(and others)...

well, they built the house that way(and others) 50 years ago.

this wall is on the north side of the house. it's the back wall of the attached garage. I am unable to put a ceiling/insulated in...
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Posted By castle1500

this is why I have new service Pictures by...

this is why I have new service

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and why I am concerned about the shingles not laying down. the ice...
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Posted By castle1500

the drip loops are currently 16", so I'll ask the...

the drip loops are currently 16", so I'll ask the electrician what we need to do.

thanks!
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Posted By castle1500

hhmm.. I'll ask my electrician who did the...

hhmm..

I'll ask my electrician who did the work for me.
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Posted By castle1500

ok so why is my electrical service not legal?

ok

so why is my electrical service not legal?
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Posted By castle1500

shingles not laying flat

I replaced a section of my roof last month and not all of the shingles have laid flat yet. The repair was made on the north side of the roof(not much sun) and there are not many warm days left.
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Posted By castle1500

yes, my thoughts exactly. the Taco 009 pump...

yes, my thoughts exactly.

the Taco 009 pump has a higher flow rate and might be the final cure. I'm going to let it run for a few days and see how it runs as the weather is getting colder and the...
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Posted By castle1500

I reverse purged the system(only Zone 2). Flow...

I reverse purged the system(only Zone 2). Flow is twice as much as it was purging the normal way! Water flow was this black "boiler" water, let it ran until it was clear.

Ran the system, now the...
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Posted By castle1500

I've been thinking about the zone valve all...

I've been thinking about the zone valve all along.

what is the best way to troubleshoot? is taking it apart the only way? is there an o-ring that seals the mechanism, that way I can take it...
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Posted By castle1500

just saw your other question. house is on...

just saw your other question.

house is on slab, pipes go THRU slab and are UNDER it. the system holds pressure, so I'm thinking that it is not a leaking pipe problem. it makes it a challenge to...
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Posted By castle1500

I'll give it a go. Thanks!

I'll give it a go.

Thanks!
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Posted By castle1500

can turn off return, can turn off supply to...

can turn off return, can turn off supply to boiler, but then no fill water input.

added some pix of this.

could most likely reverse purge, but pop-off would still be in play if extra would be...
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Posted By castle1500

that zone is difficult to purge. street pressure...

that zone is difficult to purge. street pressure rises too fast and the pop-off goes(around 32#).

I have tried to move the flow setter a few times and it does not make a difference.
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Posted By castle1500

I added three pictures of the zone purge valves...

I added three pictures of the zone purge valves and I guess a balance valve?

I left these the way they were and have never touched them, old boiler or new.

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Posted By castle1500

put flat black paint on pipes to get better...

put flat black paint on pipes to get better reading with IR gun. still have to play with the gun to get a decent reading. I let system warm up, hadn't called for heat most of the day.

measured...
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Posted By castle1500

pictures are here Pictures by castle1500 -...

pictures are here

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I'll re-measure temps with paint or taped pipes tomorrow--more accurate than what I...
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Posted By castle1500

Zone 1 - roughly 55' of fin-tube/35' pipe ...

Zone 1 - roughly 55' of fin-tube/35' pipe

Zone 2 - roughly 68' of fin-tube/80-90' pipe

ranch style house - both zones are on a single floor

by the way--the old boiler(50+ years) did not have...
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Posted By castle1500

yes, it's an IR gun. I'll try to paint the pipe....

yes, it's an IR gun. I'll try to paint the pipe. need to get flat black paint, maybe tomorrow.

the pump is pumping. in fact, when the boiler is hot(240deg) when Zone 2 is running and Zone 1...
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Posted By castle1500

I have an CEN-TECH Thermometer--I know, I know,...

I have an CEN-TECH Thermometer--I know, I know, not an exact science--it's all that I have to work with other than by feel. I will need to look at it again to verify readings.

Taco Pump Model...
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Posted By castle1500

supply is about 160deg, return is around 125deg

supply is about 160deg, return is around 125deg
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Posted By castle1500

all registers are hot, so I'm thinking it's a...

all registers are hot, so I'm thinking it's a zone valve issue. how do I tell if the zone is partially blocked or not opening all of the way? it appears to be opening all the way. is it possible...
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Posted By castle1500

high boiler temp

I have a boiler with two zones. Zone 1 operates correctly. The boiler fires around 160deg turns burner off around 180deg. Operates at roughly 200deg until stat is satisfied or temp falls and call...
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