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    It's like the Wayne's World of fishing.

    It's like the Wayne's World of fishing.
  2. You answered the question in your post. ...

    You answered the question in your post. Corporations buy politicians (gov't) because of excessive government regulation (control). In a free market society I can buy from whoever I choose. And...
  3. Disposable income is what stimulates the economy,...

    Disposable income is what stimulates the economy, not necessities. People just surviving doesn't make for a healthy economy.
  4. How do you profess to increase disposable income?

    How do you profess to increase disposable income?
  5. That is in fact the problem with the country, the...

    That is in fact the problem with the country, the lack of rise in wages. I believe that is due to corporate taxes being too high, some of the highest in the world and the reason wages have stagnated...
  6. Excessive taxes are a bondage of sorts at least...

    Excessive taxes are a bondage of sorts at least for me they are.

    Galatians 5:1
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    You need to run the heat loss for each room to...

    You need to run the heat loss for each room to determine how much baseboard goes in each room. If you don't the rooms will be out of balance, some too warm, some too cool. You can adjust it a...
  8. http://www.slantfin.com/index.php/professionals/he...

    http://www.slantfin.com/index.php/professionals/heatloss
  9. I had Powersmith at my home, the presentation was...

    I had Powersmith at my home, the presentation was excellent. Powersmith and Green Audit USA basically do weatherization and insulation which we know further reduces the heat loss making a correctly...
  10. I did a heat loss on my home, what a waste of...

    I did a heat loss on my home, what a waste of time. 40,000 BTU's on a design day, I'm still looking for the right size boiler. Assuming the "average" sized home in Wantagh, you can't find a small...
  11. Green Audit USA does energy audits on Long Island

    Green Audit USA does energy audits on Long Island
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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:
  28. 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...
  29. 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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  30. 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:
  37. What about warranty? You mean I have to come...

    What about warranty? You mean I have to come back if there's an issue even if it wasn't due to my installation.
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    That one was in either N. Lindenhurst or W....

    That one was in either N. Lindenhurst or W. Babylon, can't remember. I'll have to check General tags from now on.
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    Color?

    438081438091


    Copper jacket or blue jacket?
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    I'm surprised, that boiler is making you a "good...

    I'm surprised, that boiler is making you a "good customer" for an oil company. The old stuff usually works great at the expense of efficiency.
  41. How long has this been installed? How long has...

    How long has this been installed? How long has it been doing these "antics"? Sounds like a bad connection if I didn't know any better. The 2107's are reliable controls.
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    I'll bet he has a coil in his boiler and a dual...

    I'll bet he has a coil in his boiler and a dual aquastat. The standby loss is huge with this setup.
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    7 red, 2 green? 2 Times Green (Timer)-...

    7 red, 2 green?



    2 Times Green (Timer)- Communication error (Serial reverse transfer error)
    3 Times Green (Timer) - Communication error (Serial reverse transfer error)
    4 Times Green (Timer) -...
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    Draft Regulator

    The draft regulator is the grey item on the flue pipe.
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    If it does it's not because of the water heater,...

    If it does it's not because of the water heater, it was because it's time had come.
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    Check the metal tab on the sensor tip and make...

    Check the metal tab on the sensor tip and make sure it's inserted all the way into the well. Also make sure the control has a good ground.
  47. Kool Aid

    I do, and I was just a kid. Problem is people just can't NOT drink the Kool-Aid, it's too good.

    If it sounds too good to be true, it's f@@king false!

    But we have believers none the less.
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    That must be a big house! :grin2:

    That must be a big house! :grin2:
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    If you have thermostats they are the zone heating...

    If you have thermostats they are the zone heating control. If you have an indoor sensor that controls the room temperature. The thermostat in the basement controls the temperature there. The curve...
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    How many thermostats in your home? How about...

    How many thermostats in your home? How about some photos of the system?

    How does the heating system "know" which zone is calling for heat?
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