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    So I just got back the estimate for running the...

    So I just got back the estimate for running the natural gas line from the street to the house. Hopefully posting this price is ok by the rules of the forum as it's not the HVAC contractor rather the...
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    Glossed over this the first time I read it but...

    Glossed over this the first time I read it but are you suggesting an electric water heater vs. a gas fired water heater? If so mind explaining?
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    New gas boiler recommendations

    Hello Pros,

    I'm looking for opinions on replacing our current oil boiler with a natural gas unit. I have a meeting setup for Wednesday to talk to a contractor who installs Carrier and Lennox...
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    Ok...I'm an idiot. I believe my lack of DHW is...

    Ok...I'm an idiot. I believe my lack of DHW is just the "cold water sandwich" phenomenon. Today I had a particularly short hot water interval and decided to power on through the cold/luke warm...
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    The upstairs zone is ~115 feet of copper and fin...

    The upstairs zone is ~115 feet of copper and fin base board and the downstairs is ~45 feet. Is there more information needed to determine the estimated temperature drop on the loops?

    Also, is...
  6. Thread: Navien Boilers

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    Can you explain this last paragraph again? No...

    Can you explain this last paragraph again? No wall hung boiler actually puts out more than 50k btus?
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    We just moved in to the house in November so...

    We just moved in to the house in November so don't have any yearly figures. Luckily the tank was full when we bought the place. We filled up the tank in early December and the gauge shows just under...
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    Come on... Washington DC is beautiful this time...

    Come on... Washington DC is beautiful this time of year! Yeah I called 2 of the 4 that are within 25 miles of the 22015 area code. One place said I'd need to have both a plumber and one of their...
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    I think I'm going to wait to see how much the gas...

    I think I'm going to wait to see how much the gas run from the street (~180 ft) is going to be. I got the estimate back for installing the indirect-fired DWH and it was 3 times what I was thinking. ...
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    The tank is directly connected to the top of the...

    The tank is directly connected to the top of the boiler. Thanks for explaining the micro bubbles. I'll see if the wife lets me try your suggestion...we'll see.
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    That's the problem...I've had 5 different boiler...

    That's the problem...I've had 5 different boiler techs (from the same company, who, incidentally, installed this boiler and have been maintaining it ever since) come out over the last few months for...
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    We had 3 baseboards replaced before we moved in. ...

    We had 3 baseboards replaced before we moved in. They said it'd take 2-3 purges before most of the air is out. Right now it's quite loud for about 15 seconds when the pumps kick in. Plus, the...
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    Did some research on WM's website and I believe I...

    Did some research on WM's website and I believe I have a WTGO-4 based on the depth of the boiler (~17").
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    Thanks for the replies. Here's a couple more...

    Thanks for the replies. Here's a couple more pics. First one is a tank between the upstairs floor joists. I assume this is the expansion tank. The second is a better pic of the pumps. Looks to...
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    New home owner with oil boiler, lots of Qs...

    Hello everyone. Found this site last night around 11:30pm and gorged myself on great info until 3:00am. I wish I found you guys many months ago. Our house (purchased in September) has a...
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