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Joined on April 14, 2008

Last Post on April 27, 2008

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a logical thought...

@ April 27, 2008 1:46 PM in standing pilot in summer?

would be to turn it is burning gas why not? Well for the sake of the burner and the boiler it would be best to keep it lit. This will keep any condensation from forming on the boiler sections as well as fouling up the piolot assembly during the summer months..we all know that basements in older houses tend to get a bit damp....kpc

sounds like....

@ April 26, 2008 11:05 PM in hard water issues

you need a softener. The deposits did not show up need to let the cleaners work over time and the water softener installed. kpc

ya' know

@ April 24, 2008 10:55 PM in DHW Recirc line

in situations like that I would do two manafolds. ...then do a recirc line in the basement between the two manafolds and the water heater....kpc

what is the ...

@ April 24, 2008 8:56 PM in DHW Recirc line

layout? If you have the home run set up a recirc line is less needed...usually. Where is the water heater? What is the longest run? What size tubing ar the branches? kpc

it would depend...

@ April 24, 2008 7:48 AM in pex in the ground

on the heatloss. What is the insulation in the walls like? is the arena to be all dirt? getting the tubing in a safe sturdy substrate would be key. IF they can do an airplane hanger I am pretty sure you could do a riding rink....

From what I am....

@ April 21, 2008 10:40 PM in What about RAY...

told it is a VERY heavy casting...x-tra thick. kpc

what problems....

@ April 20, 2008 10:21 PM in Combi Boiler Recommendation

are you having w/ the Axia? kpc


@ April 16, 2008 12:52 PM in Thoughts

don't pipe it that way. Pipe it the same way you would pipe in a storage tank in a tankless water heater set up....try this link.

a couple of things..

@ April 16, 2008 7:34 AM in Banging and SUPER hot one pipe steam heater

is it 1 or 2 pipe steam? Make sure the valve is all the way open & make sure it has pitch back to the valve(if 1 pipe)

why not just....

@ April 15, 2008 8:56 PM in Thoughts

add a storage tank w/ a bronze circulator. it would be simpler control wise...kpc

you need to....

@ April 14, 2008 1:35 PM in Furnace not making enough hot water

watch those showerheads. Some of them will allow A LOT of water to flow through making for a short cold shower. Do you have a tankleess coil (no storage tank)if you exceed the flow rate you most certainly will run out sooner. Do you have plenty of hotwater at a sink? kpc