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Will the victory boilers (conventional) work with...

Will the victory boilers (conventional) work with my existing intake/exhaust since the flu gases are so hot as it does not condense them? The setup picture is below of my current oil burner. Just...
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So all of you that say the VSP requires this...

So all of you that say the VSP requires this special piping, does my current oil setup suffice for that or will it cost bigtime bucks to replace?

Here is a picture of my current direct vent...
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This thread is great and will save me lots of...

This thread is great and will save me lots of money. If the slant fin calc says something like 70k ish, do I need to get a 70BTU boiler, or something higher that when multiplied by the effeciency...
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Interesting! Stupid question, with these...

Interesting!

Stupid question, with these cheaper boilers, it looks like the DHW functionality is limited and only works well when there is a separate circulator on the IDHW. Right now I have a...
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Thanks...curious to see what the group says here,...

Thanks...curious to see what the group says here, especially with an indirect connected.

Oddly enough, the price difference between a modulating boiler and regular boiler at 80k BTU is almost...
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All...is that true that a modulating boiler is...

All...is that true that a modulating boiler is not worth the expense for a forced air system? Also, do I need a bigger boiler BTU wise if I have forced air vs radiators?

I imagine that in cold...
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Nope, I am over forced air (fan coil), so need...

Nope, I am over forced air (fan coil), so need 180 degree water.

Bummer on the vent, but at least they can foam around it or something when the PVC goes in.

How long you suppose it takes to rip...
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So...there was a bug, as it had the bath taking...

So...there was a bug, as it had the bath taking up 21k BTU...fixed that and we are talking 70k BTU now via slant fin.


As for the vent. The existing oil boiler has a vent like that PVC one, same...
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Can't I use the existing direct vent option for...

Can't I use the existing direct vent option for the new boiler? If I go with a pureless purefire, the manual says it is OK to use the metal exhaust/intake combo as long as you run PVC into a sleeve...
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Well, I just bought the house in August so I...

Well, I just bought the house in August so I inherited the boiler. Oddly, the boiler was made in 2008, yet the house was built in 2010 so perhaps the contractor had one lying around.

As for the...
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Help! Boiler Sizing Question

Hey y'all

I am converting to NG from Oil and am trying to figure out what boiler I really need for the house. The current boiler is 140 BTU Peerless WV-DV Boiler, with an indirect water heater...
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The set is done to economize mainly, all I hear...

The set is done to economize mainly, all I hear is lower the tstat, save energy. 68 is too hot to sleep as well, but we could put it at 64 instead of 62 if needed.

Doesnt it save money to have...
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Thanks everyone, I should have mentioned I...

Thanks everyone,

I should have mentioned I have heated coil forced air system on a peerles BV4 direct vent oil boiler, not radiant. The ODR is a new wireless reset Beckitt just started making. The...
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Outdoor Reset, Water Temps and Oil Use

So I have a Beckitt Aquasmart with outdoor reset on a oil boiler. You can see the table below that at some points it takes almost an hour to heat up the house a few degrees. I am not sure if this...
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Posted By gsimmons2005

Get an Ecobee

I have a similiar system, but my zone valves all have 24V wired to them seperate of the boiler board. I have two air handlers and 3 zones with single stage heat/ac in forced air. I had to run the C...
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Well, I installed the aquasmart along with the...

Well, I installed the aquasmart along with the wireless ODR sensor. Works great - I also wired up the DHW priority so it heats to 180 when it calls. Even though I only have zone valves and no zone...
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TOheating, thanks for the response - I hear...

TOheating, thanks for the response

- I hear you on the venting, but I inherited that!
- When the IDHW makes a call, the boiler keeps running until the aquastat on the HW stops, then the boiler...
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Thanks everyone for the reply's...esp NJ...

Thanks everyone for the reply's...esp NJ Trooper:beers: I attached some pictures for reference

I am not sure what a "zone" is specified as, but I essentially have three pipes coming off a line...
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Single Stage Boiler, Outdoor Reset Question

Right now I have a 3 zone peerless, single stage boiler setup. Two of the zones are heat, and the last one is the indirect tank (converted system recently from tankless).

There is only a single...
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For single stage boilers, the outdoor sensor is...

For single stage boilers, the outdoor sensor is used to just adjust the high temp setting and differential for the boiler? What else does it adjust in the setup and operation of the boiler (assuming...
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How to Optimize Peerless WV-DV / Traingle IDHW Setup

Hey everyone,

I have been reading posts on this forum for the past 3 months since we moved to our new place and I am trying to optimize our system for optimal heating/cooling and oil usage.
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