Joined on September 3, 2009
Last Post on April 11, 2014
@ January 18, 2014 3:07 PM in Opinion on conversion from oil to natural gasthe warranty is only for the original buyer...not the 2 or 3 homeowner. When I have installed them I have a very clear conversation w/ the HO as to the pros and cons of a conversion burner. They know full well what they are getting. I have installed and gotten inspections on weil-mclain, Smith and Utica boilers. In theis homeowners case I am sure there is no warranty left on the V1 Burnham.
@ January 18, 2014 1:46 PM in Anyone using Biasi Ecostyle panel radiatorswritten that you have to put them under the windows?
You know where the furniture layout is then install the panel rads accordingly.
@ January 18, 2014 9:03 AM in rescom 2100 radiant heat pros &conson this type of baseboard is pretty low. You will need a tight envelope and a lot of this baseboard....especially at low water temps.
@ January 17, 2014 10:55 PM in Question about fitting on Backflow Preventer (BBFP) *with pics*straight swap out.
@ January 17, 2014 5:21 PM in Water hammer noise after new gas boiler installedthey are in backwards.
@ January 17, 2014 4:29 PM in Anyone using Biasi Ecostyle panel radiatorsa couple Biasi. They are ok. I have Buderus 22 and 33 in my own home. I do like the way the Buderus ones go together better. The Buderus ones put out a little more btu for the size.
@ January 17, 2014 8:00 AM in Fostapex with SVC fittingsFosta pex tool that comes w/ the crimpers.
@ January 16, 2014 6:19 PM in Separation of Air and Exhaust-thread we discussed concentric venting and cross contamination. (some call it reversion)
I think this is a bigger problem than some think...including myself.
They do want you to keep the vents on the same side...just a good separation AND at different levels.
Around corners you can get more pressure drops than if running up a chimney and just a draft. Imagine getting a wind sucking air out the intake at the same time the boiler is trying to exhaust.
@ January 14, 2014 6:00 PM in Battery CO?is a Greenstar combi. Sealed combustion. Im thinking that is was left over from when the car started up earlier in the morning.
@ January 14, 2014 4:45 PM in Battery CO?Is it possible for a car battery charger to over time produce/ release CO while it is slow charging ?
I had a customer call w/ a CO alarm going off in a homes garage....as they were entering the garage from outside. The boiler is in a closet off the garage. No CO there....trying to track down the source.
@ January 11, 2014 8:10 AM in Gordy's copper floor warming work of Art!basement to drive the system? Gas, oil, ? How do you mix it down and what was there originally for equip?
@ January 10, 2014 10:06 PM in Solar danger....Saw this today...
@ January 10, 2014 5:59 PM in How do i get this downdo on a whim. I used one of these one to lift a boiler up.
It will do the job if you get it on to the forks right. Still the white crap on the outside scares me.....
@ January 9, 2014 7:52 AM in Basement radiators don't workasking hot water to do something it will not do naturally. The rads are below the main. hot water wants to naturally rise not go down. You should install a separate zone on the boiler. A 15-58 on med speed is also prob too high for a gravity system.
@ January 7, 2014 9:22 PM in New to radiant heat.... HELPsure you have all the lines purged of air?
@ January 7, 2014 7:14 PM in New to radiant heat.... HELPloop lengths? How many loops? What circulator? What temperature going out?
@ January 7, 2014 7:06 PM in New to radiant heat.... HELPDid you put insulation under the floor joists.?
@ January 7, 2014 7:18 AM in LP gas in cold.....weather. Is there an additive that LP suppliers add to the supply to get it to vaporize better during cold weather? Someone ran this one by me yesterday and is the first time I had ever heard of that....kcopp
@ January 6, 2014 8:11 AM in NTI ER6 code in cold weatherLP tank above ground of buried? Im thinking along the lines of what meplumber said about vaporization. The colder it get the less gas vapor is there to be used....this is especially at low tank volumes.
Your fine at lower boiler temps then you ask it to go to hi fire and the gas isnt there.
@ January 5, 2014 6:28 PM in Cast Iron boiler leaking again after repairscan and does effect leaks...especially w/ gaskets. Tell us more about the system. Having a boiler leak in less than 1 year is odd. Is it going through thermal stress? How is it piped? If it gets a big slug of cold water back to a hot boiler after a night of set back it will stress it.
@ January 3, 2014 10:20 PM in What took the place of the Weil McLain CGS boilerbecause they have so many other sealed combustion boilers. ultra, GV90, Wm97& ECO. With the rebates it really put the CGs out of business.