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    Got it, thanks man~ will post pics of this...

    Got it, thanks man~
    will post pics of this project when i get it done
    thnx to all for all the sound advice!
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    a B10-5 section with net IBR of 108k btu's would...

    a B10-5 section with net IBR of 108k btu's would be too large a boiler for this application, correct?

    the 2 supply houses tell me the B10-4 wouldnt keep up, are they that desperate for $100 more?
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    Who's the Chief on there?

    Who's the Chief on there?
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    basement is uninsulated, unheated, no crawl...

    basement is uninsulated, unheated, no crawl spaces. House has ~1800 heated living space, ranch, 2x6 framed with R19 batts as well as above the ceiling. im working the calcs again as we speak, but the...
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    Actually I do have one on the Biasi - the B10-4...

    Actually I do have one on the Biasi - the B10-4 used the have a net IBR of 84k BTU, called QHT and the tech said it's now 95k. Was it upfired for the same reason the G115 to WS was or for another...
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    I know, after having reviewed it, the floor...

    I know, after having reviewed it, the floor losses were not factored in the orig. calculation.
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    New heat loss calculation comes in at 86k BTU/hr....

    New heat loss calculation comes in at 86k BTU/hr.
    The Burnham MPO IQ 115 fits the bill - looks like the 84 is the same unit, but with a lower rated nozzle. Darn heavy, too!

    Question on the MPO -...
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    That's kind of where Im at right now. For...

    That's kind of where Im at right now. For giggles, I re-did my heat loss figures through a different program and it went from 55k to 68k. I should try another program and see where the #'s end up,...
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    Looking at IBR and DOE capacity figures, so that...

    Looking at IBR and DOE capacity figures, so that I don't pick a boiler that is under/over sized.

    The HW piping is in the basement (which is unheated but not cold during the winter). THe piping has...
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    Experience in the field could be worth much more...

    Experience in the field could be worth much more than classroom time. It could be a very good idea to secure a job with a HVAC shop to get into the trenches and learn the trade hands on. You have the...
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    BB - thanks for that insight, I will investigate...

    BB - thanks for that insight, I will investigate further on it.

    How about ODR's?
    The Tekmar 256 is fairly popular but I also came about the Taco PC702-1. Side-by-side, these units are almost...
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    No worry dude, I dont know what your kwhr rate...

    No worry dude, I dont know what your kwhr rate is, maybe $0.10 difference? I wouldn't sweat it, and an indirect will easily outlast an electric or fuel fired water heater.
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    Yah, just did some more math and at $0.01...

    Yah, just did some more math and at $0.01 savings, I'll never recoup my investment with an indirect heater. So I'll save those pennies for the solar heating system as per Mike.

    Setting the course...
  14. Sticky: Thank you, IP. Dont worry 'bout me, Im an old sea...

    Thank you, IP. Dont worry 'bout me, Im an old sea dog but maybe I can add a dash of salt in here~
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    Need some Input for a new boiler system

    Im a 2 month lurker making my 1st official technical post on the forum but have learned a great deal from the info here. Am planning a new boiler installation here in the next month or so. Have a...
  16. Sticky: New to the forum from northwest CT area. Have...

    New to the forum from northwest CT area. Have been utilizing the search function here and finding great information for my boiler replacement. Lots of good info here, lots of talented folks here who...
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