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    If it's plumbed as primary/secondary, you will...

    If it's plumbed as primary/secondary, you will need the second pump. Temp drop, if I'm not mistaken, it used to calculate flow. You NEED a certain flow through the boiler. That flow will be...
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    Thanks for the clarification. I'm not familiar...

    Thanks for the clarification. I'm not familiar with the older gravity systems but understand the principle behind them. Did to OP ever specify if it was a gravity system? I don't remember. I can...
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    BadgerBoilerMN: Seriously?...what's the...

    BadgerBoilerMN:

    Seriously?...what's the problem with my post? Does it not spell out primary/secondary piping in the install manual? Please be more specific. If I'm wrong on something, please...
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    with a modcon boiler, primary/secondary piping is...

    with a modcon boiler, primary/secondary piping is a must. I'm not a boiler guy but I know this. If your original installer did not pipe it this way I would be looking for some money back, and would...
  5. Your system will always try the lowest stage of...

    Your system will always try the lowest stage of heat to satisfy the controller. If the furnace is running and it is rather warm out, the heat pump is likely in defrost mode. Once defrost mode ends,...
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    It should talk about how to adjust your reset...

    It should talk about how to adjust your reset curve in the owners manual. I DO NOT RECOMMEND HOME OWNERS CHANGE ANYTHING! However, what you decide to do with the info is your business. In a...
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    I actually just put in a Burnham Freedom FCM120...

    I actually just put in a Burnham Freedom FCM120 mod/con in my house so I'll let you know my experience. Just so you know, I am more of a forced air guy.

    I bought the house in 9/08, ripped out...
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    Thanks Hearthman. I really don't know much about...

    Thanks Hearthman. I really don't know much about fireplaces/stoves. I didn't know if some wood stoves were more efficient or not. Basically my goal is to cut gas cost, possibly get some warmer...
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    wood stove question

    Hi guys. I have a 1700 sqft home (excluding unfinished basement) I purchased in Oct 08. I ripped out the 50 year old Am Std oil boiler and installed a Burnham 95% FCM120 wall hung boiler. In Nov...
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    I didn't see one. Then again, I still have to...

    I didn't see one. Then again, I still have to trace the wire all the back. I noticed that there is a splice in the t-stat wire in the wall behind the t-stat (buried of course with no access) and...
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    I tried switching W and B. When I do this, the...

    I tried switching W and B. When I do this, the valve doesn't move. It stays closed no matter if I have the t-stat set above or below the room temp. I would think adjusting the stroke wouldn't help...
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    motorized valve problem

    motorized valve problem
    Was wondering if someone can help me out. I was just at a job yesterday, behind a couple others (one of which is my tech). Restaurant remodel, AHU with hydro-coil, t-stat is...
  13. You may have also been able to achieve a more...

    You may have also been able to achieve a more balanced temp throughout the house by running the fan in the "on" position 24/7. I don't really see how staying with the single stage stat helps because...
  14. Did you ever get the Infinity controller...

    Did you ever get the Infinity controller installed? If so, do you like it? I personally would not have made the purchase (and I love the Infinity system) just to get two stage thermostat. The...
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    Yeah, I'm kind of hot headed. You should be used...

    Yeah, I'm kind of hot headed. You should be used to that in your area.
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    Nothing like resurrecting an old post. I am MUCH...

    Nothing like resurrecting an old post. I am MUCH more familiar with relays, and control circuits in general, now. I think they were refering to a relay that actually controls the heat being turned...
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    What if you put VF in an old drafty house?

    What if you put VF in an old drafty house?
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    What does this have to do with professional HVAC?

    What does this have to do with professional HVAC?
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    It wasn't a retorted statement. Sorry, I went...

    It wasn't a retorted statement. Sorry, I went overboard. My mother "surprised" me with a visit in to town that week. It put me in a mood. Anyway, being new to HVAC, I have a lot of weak points...
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    In my quest for knowledge, I've been reading...

    In my quest for knowledge, I've been reading about potential relays and current relays, so my mind was on the type, as in how it works, not the application. I suppose then you can call a relay...
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    So it's not a specific type of relay, but a...

    So it's not a specific type of relay, but a general purpose relay used in that application?
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    Hey badbillr, who do you think you are calling me...

    Hey badbillr, who do you think you are calling me names for asking a question, or as you refer to, a "butt-headed comment."??? I am new in the field and haven't heard of a heater relay before. ...
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    What is a heater relay?

    What is a heater relay?
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    I agree with Beenthere. I have a standard 7pc...

    I agree with Beenthere. I have a standard 7pc nut driver set, use 1/4, 5/16, and 3/8 the most. Adjustable wrench to take covers off King valves, and I also carry a Craftsmen set of wrenches. Open...
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