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Thanks for the info. I do have valves on each...

Thanks for the info. I do have valves on each baseboard. From what I understand, if you close the valve, it does not fully shut thus letting some water flow through. I might bypass the bedroom area...
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Zoning a monoflo system.

I have a single zone monoflo system with Burham Baseray baseboard in my ranch. I would like to zone each bedroom. Would it be possible to install electric zone valves on the branch between the main...
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Actually I didn't change the whole circ. I took...

Actually I didn't change the whole circ. I took the coupler off the spare I had on the shelf from my last home and put it on the existing circ already in service. I just pulled the motor off so I...
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B&G Series 100 coupler failure!

Had my B&G Series 100 pump coupler fail around 11pm last night. THANK GOD I HAD ANOTHER CIRC ON THE SHELF READY TO GO!!! I was back up and running by midnight. Anyway I need to get a new coupler on...
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Boiler Ratings

When sizing a boiler, how do you determine which size boiler to purchase? If a house calls for 80,000 btu's, what am I looking for?
Example: Biasi SG2
Is it DOE heating capacity (79,000)? Or is it...
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I currenly have oil. No gas on block yet. I just...

I currenly have oil. No gas on block yet. I just called Keyspan to see if it's possible to get gas if all my neighbors agree to sign up. I'm waiting for them to call me back in 24 to 72 hours, lol....
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Heat Loss Calculation

I just finished doing a heat loss calculation using Slant Fin's software. I came up with 35,000 btu's for my 1950's 1500 square foot ranch on Long Island. Is this possible??? I have all new windows...
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I had the same problem with my Arcoliner. I...

I had the same problem with my Arcoliner. I cleaned out the chamber and installed the Lynn Quickie Chamber. I then put fire bricks all around it to take up the void space behind and along side of the...
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If you look on the tankless water heater that you...

If you look on the tankless water heater that you disconnected and hopefully did not cap the pipes, there should be a gray box that says Honeywell on it. If it is a Honeywell, it is probably a L8124A...
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I've looked into every boiler on the market and I...

I've looked into every boiler on the market and I am getting discouraged more and more. I often wonder if I should just stick with the old Arcoliner. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Everyone you...
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Energy Kinetics System 2000 Boiler

Has anyone had a System 2000 boiler installed in their home? Does it do what Energy Kinetics claims? Oil in my area is now up to $2.60 a gallon C.O.D. The more oils goes up, the quicker the payback...
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Sludge Treatment

I throw about a pint of Sludge Solve into my 550 gallon tank before each fill up, which is twice a year and never have any problems.
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Leave the boiler on. The amount your going to...

Leave the boiler on. The amount your going to save will hardly be noticable. As for the sludge. Just before you get oil, pour a half can of sludge solvent into your tank which can be purchased at...
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Wink What do you think about the Burnham RSA steel...

What do you think about the Burnham RSA steel boiler? My service tech says they heat up quicker than cast iron and handle the thermal shock better in a cold start system. I guess I could install a...
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I agree Grady. But we just moved in two years ago...

I agree Grady. But we just moved in two years ago (6 months after installing a Burnham V-8 in my previous home because I didn't think we were moving) and my cash flow is needed for other things that...
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Question Cold starting an A/S Arcoliner

My 50's Arcoliner (O 155T 123MBH) currently provides my domestic hot water during the heating season. During the summer I use a Bock oil fired water heater and shut down the boiler. If I decide to...
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I installed a Burnham V8-3 with a Beckett AFG and...

I installed a Burnham V8-3 with a Beckett AFG and a tankless coil after removing a 1960's Crane gas boiler with a tankless coil and had the same bang at startup. It would pre-purge for 10 seconds...
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I too have a 1950's American Standard Boiler. I...

I too have a 1950's American Standard Boiler. I also have two aquastats. The one inserted into your domestic hot water coil is the low limit circulator control which should be set at 160 deg. The...
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