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The circulator is very old and probably ready to...

The circulator is very old and probably ready to give up according to the tech that annually services the boiler. The heat gain on the main floor is very large during the day (south facing) with...
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Buderus GB142-24 alpha circulaotr wiring

How would aa Alpha2 circulator be wired into a three zone, DHW, with an AM 10 reset control? The buderus manuals do not seem to offer much help. Haven't yet got the zone valves, so whatever would...
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boiler pics

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Okay the prv is a Watts 1156 FSet 12 -15 set...

Okay the prv is a Watts 1156 FSet 12 -15
set 12-15
range 10-25
This valve does not have a nut on the bottom. Has to come off and pulled apart. Probably better off buying a new one than wasting...
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I will check these items this week when the...

I will check these items this week when the outside temps go up and the bolier goes off. NJ Trooper may have it because it can only be those items, prv and tank. I am assuming these "pros" have set...
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That is the problem, when the bolier is operating...

That is the problem, when the bolier is operating the psi is high 23-24 psi. When it isn't operating and the water is cool the psi is 7-10 psi. That being said then the prv and manual valves wouldn't...
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The installation looks like it is correctly piped...

The installation looks like it is correctly piped according to the manuals etc. that they left. Their main hvac guy came and inspected and said everthing was good.
I don't know what you mean by...
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bolier pressure

Yes i realize that it won't blow below 30 psi, but Tuesday morning (new ET installed)it was 20 psi and each morning it goes higher, perhaps 25 tomorrow?

The internal reading is the computer...
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boiler pressure not steady on new install

Three months ago my oil boiler was replaced with a buderus 142/24 natural gas boiler. The pressure as I understand it from buderus should be 16 psi. That was not he case when the unit was fired up....
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Bolier size

Gas line goes in around the end of november. The BB haven't been moved and the distribution system is the same. Have to do something about that when I can figure it out someday.
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boiler size

Yeh, the heat loss is pretty large, I used another heat loss program and got almost the same result. Problem is I have a glass dining room (19 x 13 feet) with three walls floor to ceiling glass and...
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boiler size okay?

I have a heat loss (slant fin program) of 93,849 BTU's. I am considering a Buderus GB142/24 mod./ cond. boiler with a Buderus S120 32 gal vertical hot water storage tank. Is this boiler sized...
03-10-09, 01:37 PM
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So the answer would be to use 12/3 from the...

So the answer would be to use 12/3 from the control box at the pressure switch to the juction box located at the outside wall where the conduit takes the sub wire underground to the well. Installing...
03-08-09, 07:30 AM
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Submersible Wire in House

My pump guy reinstalled the pressure tank fron the outside well pit to inside the basement. He used 12/3 submersible wire from the pump to a junction box inside the basement wall. From the junction...
01-05-09, 10:08 AM
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Water pump interior wiring requirements

Location Canada. My submersible well wiring is in a conduit up to the house. Upon entry to the house the twisted 4 four wire (12AWG) is not in a conduit. Is is correct to have it running alongside...
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Kickspace heaters

Exactly how noisy are these units (example Myson ? Slant Fin). I was thinking of instaling one in the bathroom off of the 2nd floor master bedroom, another in the main 2nd floor bathroom and another...
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Shutting power to boiler in summer

Great responses, I guess the bottom line would be to leave the power on to maintain minimum temperatures in the boiler. The boiler is a Kerr Comet 145 (1997) located in an uninsulated basement of...
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Should Power to Oil Boiler be Off in Summer

I have an oil boiler and want to know if the power switch should be off in the non-heating season. The furnance now cycles on and off , I guess to maintain or eliminate condensation. I can"t get a...
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Baseboard Design

Well I think I'll call around first then if nothing happens then I'll dig in and go for broke. Remember this was a 1948 bungalow 1100 sq ft. With all the additions, it is now approx. 2800sq ft plus...
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Baseboard Design

Oh I've done a Heat Cal from Slant Fin also from Heatload. The whole system needs new pipe and zoning. A second storey was added /electric, a sunroom w/electric, a Great Room onto the living room...
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Hydronic Baseboard Designers

I have a really in adequate baseboard system that has to up upgraded. The house was originally 1 storey with a second level added by the previous owner (all electric baseboard). The basement has 3...
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A Picture may be worth a Thousand Words!

Does anyone want to share some pictures of a 2 or 3 zone set up on their hot water- oil boiler, I am interested in zone valves, 1 2 and 3 ciculator set ups and pressure differential valve...
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