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Thread: Slip stream boiler sizing for freeze protection?

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    Slip stream boiler sizing for freeze protection?

    Need help sizing a slip stream boiler that will be used to provide freeze protection in a ground-source geo loop. I know the design load and flow rate of the field, fluid will be 100% water, Midwest location and no part of the loop piping is exposed above ground. Is there a formula or rule of thumb that applies here?


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    Condensing boiler success with IBC and ask for US rep JP A on line ibc boilers.

    share heat of absorption required at ~ 35 ew to your system (37 highest) that you can obtain BTUH from your OEM.
    Process cooling: NO COMPRESSORS- just simply Earth-Coupled since 1996
    ... still needs to be hybridized with Earth-loop GTX for energy transfer/ chillin' /or thawin'

    Perhaps you need a 22f Chiller/HW-Heat-Reclaim: buy a GEO-T Heat Pump (GTHP with Heat-Recovery) and Bosch/Carrier/WF DHW while Cooling/Chilling

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