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Yes, it is a steam system. Is it normal to flush...

Yes, it is a steam system. Is it normal to flush the boiler? O.k. With hot water?
Thanks
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I just assumed flushing was an annual maintenance...

I just assumed flushing was an annual maintenance thing, as that's what my contracted oil guy did every fall before I converted to gas and had the new boiler installed.
So there's no difference...
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Boiler water feed-HOT water?

I have a question regarding the water feed on a new steam boiler, installed March, 2011.
I replaced my steam boiler when the previous, 40 year old one developed a bad leak in the internal DHW...
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Posted By bdan2000

thanks

Thanks to all for your responses. I'm feeling good about my value of 191 and getting a grip on all the other numbers.

I'm thinking the IN4 model would be sufficient:
DOE:87
Steam MBH:65...
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EDR calculations

I'm replacing my oil fired steam boiler with a gas fired one. I have read over and over to properly size it. My plumber suggested a Burnham Independence model IN6. I decided to calculate the EDR...
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thanks Mike

Just looked at the prices and think I'm going to stick with one of the more basic models. Our current demand for hot water is slight, a few dispersed showers, occasional laundry and thoughts of a...
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Posted By bdan2000

@ xiphias

I think the boiler that my plumber recommended is too big. I have the old 38" tall, 3column steam radiators throughout the house and I'm currently doing the calculations of EDR but have a few...
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Posted By bdan2000

thanks

Thank you both for your thoughts. I think I'll be going with a more conventional gas hot water heater. My plumber is familiar with the AO Smith brand. Any thoughts on the hybrid or tankless models?...
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hot water ideas

My Weil-McClain oil-fired steam boiler has developed a leak in the tankless coil providing domestic hot water, making it necessary to drain a five gallon bucket every six hours or so to maintain the...
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Posted By bdan2000

boiler sizing

do I need to add any BTUs to the boiler size to accommodate an indirect? I've also noticed using a steam boiler seems to void the warranty of many indirects. Are some better designed for hotter water?
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Just finalized with plumber. Getting a Burnham...

Just finalized with plumber. Getting a Burnham independence IN6 (108k BTU) steam boiler. Now just need to decide on indirect hot water heater. I need to go this route because pipe into chimney is too...
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steam bolier/indirect hot water heater combos

Iíve decided to replace my 40+ year old oil steam boiler with a new gas powered steam one with an indirect hot water tank. I would appreciate any input on brands and models people have had good luck...
10-28-09, 02:45 PM
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advice needed on EMT details

I'm running EMT conduit from an existing outdoor outlet, just outside the door, along the base rung of a vinyl fence, to a motion light outside the fence where I park (dark alley where my car's been...
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