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Zone Pump Placement

Thanks guys for the advice. My concern was that it might effect the way the P/S pumping worked.

Tom
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I was told by a new plumber that was over today...

I was told by a new plumber that was over today to fix the new water heater, that was plumbed wrong, that normally you try and pump away from the boiler. If thats the case then indeed it may be...
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Rbeck thank you

Rbeck,

Thanks for the input.

My installer/plumber did a nice job on the installation by the looks of it. The problem was he has no idea how to set up this type of boiler. When asked if he made...
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Delta T

TOHeating,

Been reading this very informative thread.

Can you answer a question for me? I realize the delta t needs to be high enough to get the return water below 130 if you want to operate in...
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Boiler size

PhillyJ

Tha sounds like a good way to go.

Keep in mind that even the low fire mode is probably going to be too large for any one zone. So although its good up to 52deg thats fine if all zones...
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Placement of Zone pumps in Alpine Boiler

I have an Alpine 150 boiler in my home. It was installed late last Spring. There have been issues as it is way too large for my 2300 sq/ft home.
I just noticed that the zone pumps are located in the...
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As I understan it Gross. Net is if the boiler...

As I understan it Gross. Net is if the boiler were in the back yard.

Do you have NG at your location? If so do not even consider oil.

Tom
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PhillyJ I just did a heatloss on my older,...

PhillyJ

I just did a heatloss on my older, 1860, home on Cape Cod. I did it two ways; I used the Slant/fin calc and also the "fuel used" method. The fuel used method I believe is the far better...
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Is gas available

Hi,
Sorry if I mised it but is NG available? If so do not ever consider oil. Gas will save you probably at least 50% over that way oversized oil boiler.

Tom
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