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Section of the house on slab, but since house is...

Section of the house on slab, but since house is ranch BOILER/GAS water heater is on my way in/out everyday and that doesn't seem to be case!

Thanks!
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That's for sure, RIGHT now outside temperature...

That's for sure, RIGHT now outside temperature appears to be 24F. I'm in NNJ btw.
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Thank you all! It is rated at 101K...

Thank you all!




It is rated at 101K output, but I'd think that gas consumption is based on input rating of 131250 BTU.
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I purchased the house this year so my 1st winter....

I purchased the house this year so my 1st winter.




If that is the case then don't you think that leak could have caused higher consumption during previous months.

On a side note – for...
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Yes I checked the utility bill again just to make...

Yes I checked the utility bill again just to make sure... the billing period is Nov 17 to Dec 17( actual meter readings). But if you remember from my previous post #134...
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Posted By NewHO2013

Indeed! I think that maybe an option...

Indeed!



I think that maybe an option and may help alleviate excessive ON/OFF.



Not too much, but if I’m spending $150 to replace aquastat v/s $300 gets me some more reliable solution...
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Not all day but till heat call is satisfied....

Not all day but till heat call is satisfied. Maybe below will make it clear....

Let's say T-stat is set at 70 F. Room temp goes to 69F so T-stat will make heat call. Boiler will fire and run it...
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Since I have family members at home all the time...

Since I have family members at home all the time I set thermostat to 71 around 7 AM and turn it down to 68 around 10 PM. That being said and as I indicated in my original post I completely...
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Posted By NewHO2013

Gas consumption optimization question

I have this antique boiler and SYSTEM was rehabilitated (http://www.doityourself.com/forum/boilers-home-heating-steam-hot-water-systems/508314-cold-fill-pressure-only-3-psi.html)with the help from...
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I hope so, and thanks again for your help!!!

I hope so, and thanks again for your help!!!
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Great, thanks Trooper for all your help...If I...

Great, thanks Trooper for all your help...If I hear more vibrations and/or water flowing noise(s), I will think about adding air bleeder back....BTW that radiator(after bleeding few times) is rocking...
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. It appeared to be vibrating noise, but it...

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It appeared to be vibrating noise, but it is no longer very obvious. However, the motor has become bit louder( or maybe I feel that way because when it was changed few weeks ago it was super...
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Posted By NewHO2013

:) Since mine is contemporary ranch,...

:)



Since mine is contemporary ranch, BOILER/LAUNDRY room is right next to kitchen so I walk maybe more than 10 times... and in fact I'm kinda obsessed as well after trying to fix the...
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They are nice and blue, I haven't checked if...

They are nice and blue, I haven't checked if there rise too much or no, should I?

Thank you Trooper for helping me on this, I think I know a bit about the BOILER and SYSTEM, thanks to you and...
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RobertShaw is written on the bottom and blue...

RobertShaw is written on the bottom and blue sticker has 377501503 03 09 imprinted on it…

Googling RobertShaw 377501503 returns quite a few results...Looks similar to this one...
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I believe I misrepresented it and said it other...

I believe I misrepresented it and said it other way around… It actually says adjust gas pressure according to formula to give rated input indicated on name plate. So your calculation is correct and...
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Posted By NewHO2013

I looked closely at the meter and those 2 small...

I looked closely at the meter and those 2 small dials on gas meter I was talking about - they are ½ CF and 2 CF… precisely when the BOILER is fired, GAS meter is reporting ½ CF in 16 seconds and 2 CF...
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My last comment didn't post. Is there are limit...

My last comment didn't post. Is there are limit on number of comments per thread?
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I should have said it has 2 burners and 6...

I should have said it has 2 burners and 6 sections….Not sure what is the meaning of 6 sections maybe 6 pots that holds the water, that’s get heated by burners ?

Below is some data from plate on...
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Posted By NewHO2013

2 (Two) The small dials that I clocked...

2 (Two)



The small dials that I clocked i.e.Two bottom dials just says CFT. When BOILER BURNERS are fired, arm on smaller dial completes rotation in 15 seconds, another one is 60 seconds. I...
11-24-13, 09:34 PM
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Posted By NewHO2013

I am bit confused on how the wiring diagram...

I am bit confused on how the wiring diagram should be in my place, since in the diagram I linked- one wire from every PB is connected to chime directly, whereas in my house all wires are coming from...
11-24-13, 09:02 PM
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Posted By NewHO2013

From the bottom when I spy/peek - I see that it...

From the bottom when I spy/peek - I see that it is traditional 3 door/note chime and have 5 connections; FRONT, SIDE, REAR, COMMON, and TRANSFORMER, as seen here...
11-24-13, 06:12 PM
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Posted By NewHO2013

Thanks again PJ! You may be correct! I...

Thanks again PJ!

You may be correct! I didn't realize in the beginning and was thinking that wires from all 3 push buttons are just interconnected outside the unit and unit is getting single...
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Yes, but didn't install it yet, because I thought...

Yes, but didn't install it yet, because I thought water will be all over when I try to do that… so tried 2-3 times with pressure up and down with hot (when boiler was running) and cold water running....
11-24-13, 03:37 PM
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Posted By NewHO2013

It didn't come out. I will leave it for now... so...

It didn't come out. I will leave it for now... so what should be the best strategy to troubleshoot the door bell not working from two push buttons on side doors?
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