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Posted By akegb3

Thanks for the information! I’ll give that a try....

Thanks for the information! I’ll give that a try. FYI, by “element” I mean each baseboard heater “unit” or “section”, thanks!
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Posted By akegb3

Finally! Got an image linked! Again, thanks for...

Finally! Got an image linked! Again, thanks for any help and let me know if additional pictures are needed.
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Posted By akegb3

How to drain a zone to replace baseboard heat elements.

Hi, I’m looking to save some coin by replacing some very old baseboard elements with new ones. I’m just not familiar with my newer boiler system and don’t know how to drain the specific zone I’ll be...
01-30-15, 04:33 PM
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Posted By akegb3

fwiw... I contacted Eaton/Cooper and the...

fwiw... I contacted Eaton/Cooper and the information they provided regarding UL listed and UL Recognized parts was satisfactory information for the electrical inspector.
Forum: Water Heaters
01-21-15, 09:31 AM
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Posted By akegb3

FYI... checked the upstairs mixing valve and it...

FYI... checked the upstairs mixing valve and it does appear to be working properly. Cold water input is cold and hot is hot...mixed line gets warm when toilet is flushed. Did not detect any cold...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-20-15, 03:17 PM
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Posted By akegb3

The upstairs mixing valve has not been serviced...

The upstairs mixing valve has not been serviced since 1993... I will check it and replace or discard it.

Thanks for the aquastat recommendation, I think my electrician son-in-law and I can get...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-20-15, 10:20 AM
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Posted By akegb3

I found the following instruction manual for...

I found the following instruction manual for Lochinvar Squire and I'm a bit confused as to how it shows the installation of the hot water recirculating line and input back to the tank. It doesn't...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-20-15, 09:21 AM
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Posted By akegb3

Well, my plumber fixed some other issues, but...

Well, my plumber fixed some other issues, but didn't address this one except to say that he recommended another check valve right back in the same place as the one he removed. I showed him the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-15, 07:55 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Just tested all sinks, showers and tub. Cold...

Just tested all sinks, showers and tub. Cold sides were mostly cold off the bat with one kinda getting warm before getting really cold. All the hots were good, but a couple took longer than others....
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-15, 05:30 PM
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Posted By akegb3

The hot water is definitely recirculating since...

The hot water is definitely recirculating since the cold water pipe it's going into now gets hot, above where the other check valve used to be. Seems odd they had two to begin with though!
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-15, 04:42 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Yes, you've helped a lot and it's very much...

Yes, you've helped a lot and it's very much appreciated. My plumber returns Saturday, so will update next week!
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-15, 04:15 PM
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Posted By akegb3

The shower with the all in one valve is about...

The shower with the all in one valve is about 12-18 months old...part of our new edition. I really don't think it's part of the problem.


I'm thinking about getting rid of the mixer valve...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-15, 03:32 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Yes, the pump is hooked up as shown.. to the...

Yes, the pump is hooked up as shown.. to the right is the tee into the cold water supply going down into the tank. So, there were two check valves installed originally, the one you see now on the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-15, 09:35 AM
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Posted By akegb3

Yes, it's running 24/7, which I'm not that wild...

Yes, it's running 24/7, which I'm not that wild about. I'll mention an aquastat to my plumber.



The pump is a Taco, Model 006-B4

I'm not sure what kind of check valve it is, attaching a...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-15, 07:00 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Without the pump altogether, certain parts of the...

Without the pump altogether, certain parts of the house can never get real hot water. With the pump now without a check valve, it does get hot everywhere, but not sure how good that is working...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-15, 06:56 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Yes, I did look at the link and thought the valve...

Yes, I did look at the link and thought the valve was in the wrong place and you've confirmed that. Thanks for the flush tip!
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-15, 03:40 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Hi, I'll attach a photo which was taken...

Hi,

I'll attach a photo which was taken before the circulating pump was installed (only pic available at the moment), but I've drawn it in as to how it was before the check valve was removed....
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-15, 12:30 PM
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Posted By akegb3

What is the best location for a Hot Water Recirculating Pump?

Hi,

I currently have a recirculating pump installed with my Lochinvar (boiler) with a Squire (indirect hot water tank). I was having low hot water pressure issues and my plumber discovered that...
01-06-15, 12:07 PM
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Posted By akegb3

No, I don't have that document. I was just...

No, I don't have that document. I was just guessing that there must be such a document.
12-31-14, 11:37 AM
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Posted By akegb3

Hi Joe, I'm obviously missing some connection...

Hi Joe, I'm obviously missing some connection here that appears to be quite clear to you. I hope you can assist me with putting the connection together. Apparently somewhere there was a way to tie...
12-18-14, 12:54 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Well, I've looked at Post #5 and looked at the...

Well, I've looked at Post #5 and looked at the link from Post #3 and browsed through some of the documents. Not finding anything concrete that says a Cutler-Hammer or Challenger Type C breaker is...
12-17-14, 11:34 AM
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Posted By akegb3

Thanks for all the information!

Actually, I have been in touch with Eaton through a local Electrical re-seller. Eaton provided a compatibility sheet verifying that the Cutler Hammer BR Breaker I installed was a suitable replacement...
12-16-14, 12:00 PM
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Posted By akegb3

Circle AW meter main - verifying legal breakers issue

Hi, I have an old Circle AW meter main that I've recently added a second breaker to. The existing breaker is a 100amp Challenger breaker. I've added an 80amp (per electrical inspector) Cutler-Hammer...
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