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    What's the code for distance to the gas...

    What's the code for distance to the gas meter/regulator? Couldn't help it they're in the same photo.
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    I don't have any experience with the other units...

    I don't have any experience with the other units you mentioned.

    Baseboard doesn't always need to run at 180 degree temperatures to deliver enough heat to the house.
    If rooms are short on...
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    Equipment

    Contrary to popular belief high efficiency equipment works just fine with hydronic baseboard. Is it as efficient as other types of radiation, well anytime you can use lower water temperatures you...
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    ES-2 vs. Vitodens 100

    The ES-2 is a decent piece of equipment, it is an atmospheric cast iron gas boiler. It will require a chimney liner if it is vented into a masonry chimney. If you have a metal prefab chimney the...
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    I'm not a fan of those units.

    I'm not a fan of those units.
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    The fudge factor is already built into the heat...

    The fudge factor is already built into the heat loss software. So don't add anything.

    AND that is for a design day, how many hours do design days last? Not many.
    Almost all the time the boiler...
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    That is what is supposed to happen the boiler...

    That is what is supposed to happen the boiler should run 100% of the time on a design day assuming you have enough radiation to draw down the full output of the boiler. The reality of it is that...
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    Any good heating contractor knows to size the...

    Any good heating contractor knows to size the boiler to the heating load. And if necessary for the DHW demands oversize the indirect, the efficiency of such a system is superior as opposed to...
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    The boiler only has about 5 or 6 gallons of water...

    The boiler only has about 5 or 6 gallons of water in it compared to the 32 or so the water heater has, which will have a higher standby loss?
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    Indirect water heaters are more efficient that...

    Indirect water heaters are more efficient that direct fired water heaters, they have lower standby losses.
    As a general rule indirects are built better than your generic atmospheric gas water heater...
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    That's a central vacuum system on the left. The...

    That's a central vacuum system on the left. The storage tank is on the right.
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    Storage tank was existing and customer wouldn't...

    Storage tank was existing and customer wouldn't go for indirect.
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    Flat Plate HX

    The flat plate works as long as you have storage and the additional circulator as well.
    Not one of my better jobs, but it works.


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    Technical Heating Co. Mt. Sinai

    Technical Heating Co.
    Mt. Sinai
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    Replace It

    I'm with the Badger on this one, get rid of that dinosaur and upgrade to anything with natural gas.



    This one went to the scrap yard on Thursday.

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    Their, their :putergreet:

    Their, their :putergreet:
  17. Thread: Oil Boiler

    by R Mannino
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    Assuming the Buderus is installed with the...

    Assuming the Buderus is installed with the correct control strategy it will be more efficient than the other choices. Tankless coil boilers are subject to standby losses (staying hot all the time...
  18. Professor Silberstein

    Cool, I've taken a couple of his classes as well. I put boiler in his house about a month ago.



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  19. Did you have Professor Silberstein for any of...

    Did you have Professor Silberstein for any of your courses?



    Excellent advice from Earlburnermann, slow down! It causes us to make mistakes which means CALLBACKS.
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    Any photos of the installation? They can help in...

    Any photos of the installation? They can help in identifying deficiencies with the system.
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    The moment of truth, on every job. You said it...

    The moment of truth, on every job. You said it brother!
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    Nice! 6 hours, that isn't easy.

    Nice! 6 hours, that isn't easy.
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    Sail blue Rustoleum is a dead match. Thanks...

    Sail blue Rustoleum is a dead match. Thanks Earl!

    No General tags on the today's old boiler, Tuthill and Young.
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    The Before Photo

    it did take up less space though
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    Today's Boiler Job

    Pull out a tankless coil New Yorker and slid this in. :whistle:
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