Have a 29 year old natural gas Burnham boiler for radiator steam heat. Recently renovated our 1200 sq ft house and updated the thermostat from an American Standard to a Honeywell thermostat.
Problems with getting the furnace to fire up. Usually have to manually make the damper motor connection to fire up but other times it turns on by itself.
Unfortuantly, old thermostat trashed during house renovation.
Am having the damper motor replaced but have heard from our plumber that there might be a compatibility issue between old furnance components and new thermostat.
Any brand recommendations?
Also looking at replacing furnance but suffered sticker shock after all the other work we've done and will have to wait until next year for replacing it.
Contrator recommended replacing existing Burnham with the Burnham Independence IN6 which appears to be a midsized model.
Again, it's a small house, 1200 sq ft with 9 radiators.