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    Afue

    AFUE efficiency is a calculation that is done on the boiler itself, regardless of install - it's a theoretical analysis of the internal boiler design with certain (best case) assumptions about how it...
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    Outdoor reset temp

    Sorry - too detailed for me to help! But...

    You can adjust the outdoor (reset) temperature reading to read +/- 9 degrees F to compensate for off-set issues. It's parameter 9 (T4 Correction) in...
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    ultra

    I agree - we've had an Ultra for over 4 years, and we've been really pleased. There's a lot of misinformation on the web about aluminum for boilers, but the fact is that aluminum has been used for...
  4. Boiler design Q's - radiant, convectors, & DHW

    Ditto on the Weil Mclain Ultra recommendation. We have two baseboard zones and a staple-up radiant zone that was running on an 70's-era boiler.

    For our install, going out an inconspicuous side...
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    Where are the design details? There's just no...

    Where are the design details? There's just no technical information anywhere to back it up. Part of what allowed me to make a decision on the Weil-Mclain Ultra was all of the design info that they...
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    Re: Re: Re: Replacement Boiler

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    My beef with W/M is, like most other people's, leaking seals. The Gold seems to be a better boiler than it's predecessor but I've still seen leakers & W/M will find any excuse they...
  7. Email me at dpvwia@yahoo.com and I can tell you...

    Email me at dpvwia@yahoo.com and I can tell you what my Ultra 155 cost me (Cleveland area).

    Dave
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    Weil-Mclain's are excellent boilers. The...

    Weil-Mclain's are excellent boilers.

    The System 2000 is all advertising, with no technology to back it up. Study up on dozens of technical documents on Weil-Mclains website and examine the Ultra...
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    OK well, I'll chime in on our 2.5-yr old...

    OK well, I'll chime in on our 2.5-yr old Weil-Mclain Ultra: from $400+/mo two years ago to <$300/mo the past two years during the coldest month. BUT, I did add 6" of fiberglass to our attic ($330). ...
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    For what it's worth, we've been running a...

    For what it's worth, we've been running a Weil-McLain Ultra 155 in our home for two years with absolutely no complaints. My BTU estimates came in around 130-150 MBTU, depending on my assumptions for...
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