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10-10-19, 10:31 AM
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Posted By alexthebobo

Actually, I think I found the information : The...

Actually, I think I found the information :
The brand is provia, and it is considered as Energy Star. So looks like I am all good :-)

Thank you againfor your replies.

Alex

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10-09-19, 09:21 PM
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Views: 161
Posted By alexthebobo

Thank you for the help, I am living near New...

Thank you for the help,

I am living near New York City in NY state, so in winter it can get pretty cold. I checked the doors and I found the plate in the picture (didnt know there is one before)
...
10-08-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By alexthebobo

metal french doors cold

Hello,

I just paid a company to install new outside french doors to be able to go to my backyard.
The doors looks good and nice, but something looks strange to me about the quality of the door...
12-18-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By alexthebobo

Great, thank you ! So it will not be too...

Great, thank you ! So it will not be too expensive.

Alex
12-17-18, 08:04 PM
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Views: 414
Posted By alexthebobo

Post Generator and boiler water to heat house

Hello,

Winter is here and with all the wind and cold coming soon I would like to buy a generator to be able to run the heat in the house in case of electricity cut.

I understand that some parts...
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Views: 2,983
Posted By alexthebobo

Thank you. Mu current thermostat is running...

Thank you.

Mu current thermostat is running on batteries and I will wait spring time to add a c-wire. So in case I break something it will not freeze for days at home 😁

Alex
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By alexthebobo

Hello, Thank you four your help guys. I...

Hello,

Thank you four your help guys. I added water to go to 25 psi and bleed air from all radiators.

I went back to 18 and now when the system is super hot it goes to 24/25 max.

No air...
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Views: 438
Posted By alexthebobo

On the third floor it is hard to remove air from...

On the third floor it is hard to remove air from one of the radiator. I have to bleed it each time the boiler is working... I believe it will take some time but Indeed my main concern now is to get...
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Views: 438
Posted By alexthebobo

One more thing, when it is cold/warm, it goes...

One more thing, when it is cold/warm, it goes back to around 12/13 psi. I just checked.

Alex
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Views: 438
Posted By alexthebobo

Post Thank you I uploaded pictures to help. When...

Thank you

I uploaded pictures to help. When the boiler is not working for heat, the pipes can be very cold. So there is no system to keep the water warm. It is an old boiler, like 30 years old.
...
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Views: 438
Posted By alexthebobo

Post Boiler heat water system - water pressure too stable ?

Hello,

I have a heat water system at home and for the last 2 years (when I bought the house) the pressure (psi) rise each time the system was heating the house : cold/warm around 13 psi and when...
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Views: 2,983
Posted By alexthebobo

thank you for your reply, pretty straightforward...

thank you for your reply, pretty straightforward :-)

Just want to make sure : if I am mixing the wires, wilI I break something like the aquastat ? Or will it just not work ?

Alex
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Views: 2,983
Posted By alexthebobo

C wire & Aquastat L8148E

Hello everybody,

Like many people, I would like to use a smart thermostat with my old Burnham boiler and with my old Honeywell Aquastat. L8148E :-)

I have currently 2 wires connected to the...
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By alexthebobo

Thanks so much guys ! Actually the valve is...

Thanks so much guys !

Actually the valve is not stuck, but I can twist it like 20 turns with nothing happening. really need to be changed :-)

I did the search on supplyhouse website and looks...
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Views: 777
Posted By alexthebobo

Water radiator valve replacement

hello everybody,

I have an old water radiator and the valve to control it is not working anymore : I can turn the knob forever and nothing change (it stays on full open). I removed the knob and...
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Views: 1,866
Posted By alexthebobo

Solved

Hello everybody.

I called a company to check my boiler and they clearly said that the pressure is too low.
Con Ed went to check it and they staid in front of the house for more than 6 hours :...
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Views: 1,866
Posted By alexthebobo

OK I found the aquastat. pictures attached. Looks...

OK I found the aquastat. pictures attached. Looks very old. It is set-up on 180 degrees.

One more question : Is it possible that the lack of gas from coned can explain the situation too ?
I am...
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Views: 1,866
Posted By alexthebobo

Hello, Thank you, I confirm that it is...

Hello,

Thank you, I confirm that it is happening when the burner is on for a long time and especially when the weather outside is very cold. I will try to see where the aquastat is and take maybe...
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Views: 1,866
Posted By alexthebobo

Hello Pete, Thank you. I will try to clarify...

Hello Pete,

Thank you. I will try to clarify :

> I am increasing the thermostat to 72 F

> The boiler is starting, and heating normally the water in the pipes. Everything is going well. The...
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Views: 1,866
Posted By alexthebobo

Exclamation Burnham boiler: clicking and turn off/on randomly

Hello,

I have a very old Burnham gas furnace and until last winter it worked always very well.
I started to hear some "clic" noise and right after : it shut downs, and 1 second later it turns it...
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