Joined on November 16, 2005
Last Post on March 7, 2014
@ March 7, 2014 8:26 AM in NG Combi Boiler versus indirect tank and boiler setupWe install both and both are excellent products. The boiler is only a component of the job and while no one wants to deal with a lemon,the installation is at least as important. As an analogy,you could buy the greatest aged porterhouse around but if the chef sucks,you won't be happy with dinner!
@ March 5, 2014 1:12 PM in Got my Sorbox today.What size are the male nipples?
@ March 2, 2014 6:39 PM in Bad radiant in SeattleBut I saw another tankless failing as a boiler in Locust Valley NY today. Using it as a backup to a solar DHW/Heat system. Unfortunately the distribution is hydroair and the Rinnai can't get the water temp up enough at outdoor temps below 20*. The electric tankless did but at a cost of $1600/month! Very bad application of solar in a high temp system
@ March 1, 2014 9:28 PM in Switching from Oil to GasIt depends on what you are looking to accomplish. Do you want a conventional CI boiler or the higher eff of a mod/con? We are on LI and install about 75/25 mod/con vs CI. The condensing issue with baseboard is mostly a red herring,in the vast majority it will condense most of the time and even when it doesn't the modulation is a huge advantage in and of itself. BNL did a study of this topic right here on LI.
@ March 1, 2014 8:22 AM in Beating a dead horse.i bet if they offered a gas burner option for the Megasteam they would pick up market share
@ February 25, 2014 4:39 PM in Venting mod con up a (lined) chimney flue?Do it all the time with polypropylene,no concerns about snow line,clearances and no vapor plume complaints!
@ February 23, 2014 7:55 AM in OESP 2014 Road ShowRegistration is open. Much more time for education with the road show format and there is a great schedule of classes!
@ February 20, 2014 1:58 PM in Solution for consistent E8 Fault code on Viessmann Vitodens 222-F LP Boiler?Is microamps out of range. Combustion analysis and gas pressures are required to go any further. I am assuming it was set to LP operation?
@ February 20, 2014 12:32 PM in Tom Schwarz has passed awayTom installed this in 1995. Ahead of his time,very few installing anything other than pin oil boilers in that day
@ February 19, 2014 4:58 PM in Tom Schwarz has passed awayI met Tom at Viessmann in Warwick RI in 2006 and Eugene is correct,craftsman is the best way to describe him. He took great pride in his work and it showed!
@ February 19, 2014 10:25 AM in How serious an issue is water quality?Here on Long Island but it may very well be in other areas
@ February 19, 2014 6:15 AM in How to get a oil burner installers lisence NYCAn attorney or doctor could only practice in the state he attended school?
@ February 17, 2014 8:40 AM in is it worth converting from oil to propane ?Everything you say is true except; "The efficiencies are about the same" A mod/con vs CI oil boiler is no comparison at all
@ February 16, 2014 11:44 AM in Viega press sleevesI apologize,send me your address and I'll get it out this week
@ February 14, 2014 2:12 PM in biasi b-3Yes,the 63K is well over the 46K heat loss. How did you calculate the 46K? Every HL program has tons of fudge in it, I bet the real HL is 30K or less
@ February 14, 2014 2:08 PM in Viega press sleevesDoes anyone make a comparable product? Viega discontinued selling the sleeves separately. TIA
@ February 7, 2014 6:44 PM in Biasi B-3 Input GPH???This a B10-3 fired with a .60 60W at 140 PSI or .69 GPH
@ February 4, 2014 7:45 PM in Proper AFG head?http://www.beckettcorp.com/protect/manuals/6104BAFG.pdf
@ February 3, 2014 5:53 PM in Congress seeks to jack up fees on home heating oil in midst of frigid winterIt's 2/10ths of a cent. On oil that is $4.25/gallon
@ February 3, 2014 7:32 AM in triangle tube with trimaxHave way too much experience with this
@ January 27, 2014 7:55 AM in Happy Birthday Dan Holohanhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCss0kZXeyE