Search:

Type: Posts; User: marti5515

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Thanks, guys. I'm takin' it all in! Marti

    Thanks, guys. I'm takin' it all in! Marti
  2. Thanks so much for your response. I will look...

    Thanks so much for your response. I will look forward to more input! BTY, I am a female, hvactech!
  3. Thanks all for your help! It is appreciated! I...

    Thanks all for your help! It is appreciated! I will try to answer some of your questions to shed some more light. We DO set the thermostat down at night. Sometimes by 7 degrees. All the baseboard has...
  4. Super long heating curve with new mod/con boiler....is it water flow rate???

    Hi, all:
    We had a Buderus natural gas-fired GB 142 wall-hung modulating/condensing boiler installed in December. We paired it with an indirect hot water heater. We have cast iron baseboard...
  5. Contract cost issue resolved!

    Thanks, all, for your help! The contractor ended up eating the extra cost of the piping. All has been settled. We feel he did the right thing; and now we are more than happy to recommend the company...
  6. Thanks to all who have responded. I appreciate...

    Thanks to all who have responded. I appreciate all your feedback. I'm still checking answers if any of you are home this week, taking some much-deserved time off! I will let you know how the issue is...
  7. Thanks, rideon1200. Just to clarify, it was the...

    Thanks, rideon1200. Just to clarify, it was the general manager who referred me back to the salesman NOT the owner of the company. I have not spoken to him yet. I'm hoping to resolve this with the...
  8. I DO hear what you're saying, Irish Mist. We...

    I DO hear what you're saying, Irish Mist. We don't need to talk dollars,; I'm more interested in the ethics and business practice of what's going on here and how to proceed. It's a lesson to be...
  9. You guys are the best! Thanks mrs reb77,...

    You guys are the best! Thanks mrs reb77, rideon1200, wild, Drag Rag, and hearthman. I'm constantly learning something on this board! I appreciate your feedback, and, like always, I'm takin' it to...
  10. Yes, I understand that no one can comment on the...

    Yes, I understand that no one can comment on the exact pricing of the piping. But, can you comment on the difference, large or small on the use of black iron vs. CSST? The straight run was about 60...
  11. I don't expect anyone to comment on the "price"...

    I don't expect anyone to comment on the "price" persay; just the communication and business practice and differences between black iron install and CCST. I'm interested in what the professionals who...
  12. Black Iron vs. CCST: Contractor adding $$$ to original contract!!!!! Help, please!!!

    Hi, All:
    Thanks again for being here for all of us homeowners trying to do the right thing. You all have given me GREAT advice all along in choosing our new boiler and contractor. Now, I need some...
  13. Thank you all for your wonderful advice. We are...

    Thank you all for your wonderful advice. We are weighing all opinions. Comfortdoc, I must say your thoughts are compelling! I am definitely leaning towards the mod/con wallhung. Much appreciated!...
  14. Re: Help with decision about which gas boiler to get

    Thanks, Tinknocker. Advice taken! Any other folks out there able to offer assistance with info regarding which boiler to choose? Gas mod/con or gas atmospheric? What has been the experience of you...
  15. Hi, Gary: As a matter of fact, it is with MY...

    Hi, Gary: As a matter of fact, it is with MY hard-earned dollars that we will be purchasing a new boiler. I am looking for advice on how best to spend my, or should I say OUR money. As a stay-at-home...
  16. Help, please! Husband too cheap to buy better boiler

    Hey, guys:
    I really appreciate you all being here.
    We're still obsessing about our boiler purchase. 1700 sq.foot single-level home in upstate New York. Heat load=50,000. BTU. Currently heating...
  17. Are the AFUE ratings outdated for hydronics? Help, I'm confused!

    While researching quotes and info for a new natural gas-fired boiler for my 1700 sq. foot home; I was referred to the Brookhaven Study which was done by NORA, the National Oil Research Association....
  18. Replies
    2
    Views
    570

    Which indirect to choose

    Can anyone help me decide on which indirect water storage tank to choose? Is there much difference between them? Any help appreciated. I will be paring it with a Buderus gas boiler. Thanks.
  19. Replies
    1
    Views
    778

    Buderus mod/con install with indirect

    Hi, Guys: Anyone out there have experience installing the Buderus GB142 wall hung units? We are about to convert our 50-yr.old cast iron oil-fired Sunnyday boiler to natural gas. We are leaning...
  20. Replies
    2
    Views
    665

    How important is it to properly size a gas...

    How important is it to properly size a gas boiler? I have gotten several estimates, 2 want to install a smaller boiler, and two a larger size. One guy who wants to intall the larger size, says "it...
  21. Thank you SO MUCH! You guys are the best! I am so...

    Thank you SO MUCH! You guys are the best! I am so glad you provide this service to help all of us make the best decisions with HVAC problems.
  22. Does a standing pilot gas cast iron boiler use...

    Does a standing pilot gas cast iron boiler use increased amts. of gas over intermittend igntion? I was all set to go with a Weil-Mclean or Buderus boiler with intermittent ignition when an installer...
  23. Replies
    14
    Views
    3,625

    Thanks, all for responding. Always an education...

    Thanks, all for responding. Always an education here!
  24. Replies
    14
    Views
    3,625

    O.K., guys: How long do the mod-con boilers last?...

    O.K., guys: How long do the mod-con boilers last? I have heard only about 15 years. Is this true? Why spend the extra money on one if they do not last as long.
    Tradtional cast iron boilers last...
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,444

    Comfortdoc, I need help. Is the direct vent that...

    Comfortdoc, I need help. Is the direct vent that you recommend the chimney vent or the one that is vented out the house wall? I assume the wall one, correct? Thanks.
  26. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,444

    Any comments on Buderus G124XII (chimney vent)...

    Any comments on Buderus G124XII (chimney vent) vs. Buderus GA 124 (sidewall vent) vs. Utica USC4?
    Also, comments appreciated on choosing indirect water heater: Buderus, Superstore or Amtrol? Is...
  27. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,444

    Thanks, guys for your input. Have not had any of...

    Thanks, guys for your input. Have not had any of my contractors offer a Burnham or Dunkirk OR Crown. Guess they aren't popular around here.
    Anyone want to comment on my two choices of Buderus?...
  28. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,444

    Hi, folks. Thanks in advance for your help. I...

    Hi, folks. Thanks in advance for your help. I have gotten several estimates for converting my 50 year old oil boiler to natural gas. The boiler has been cleaned countless times, but continues to...
  29. Just checked out heatinghelp.com. There are no...

    Just checked out heatinghelp.com. There are no contractors in my zip code on this site. sigh. Anybody have any suggestions on finding a good boiler guy if you don't have a reference? thanks.
  30. markwolf: How do I find the best boiler...

    markwolf: How do I find the best boiler contractor in my area other than the website? There are lots around here...it seems like a crap shoot to me. We have only been in this house for 3 years, don't...
  31. Sounds like a great plan, FIRST replacing...

    Sounds like a great plan, FIRST replacing windows...only problem is I am getting soot exhaust somewhere from this old oil boiler...have had many techs out to clean and inspect, cannot figure out...
  32. Thanks, johnsp. The electric water heater has a...

    Thanks, johnsp. The electric water heater has a wire running from the furnace...is that what you mean? It is 10 years old. Chimney is in ok condition, should be able to support both a boiler and hot...
  33. Replies
    3
    Views
    497

    I have heard that the high-efficiency gas boilers...

    I have heard that the high-efficiency gas boilers are more repair-prone than, say, those of the 80% range...any thought?
  34. I live in a 1700 sq. foot ranch in upstate New...

    I live in a 1700 sq. foot ranch in upstate New York. I currently have a 45 year old oil-fired Sunnyday boiler and cast iron baseboard throughout the house. Also have an electric hot water heater...
Results 1 to 34 of 34
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event