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  1. Thanks guys. I like the wifi idea. I still...

    Thanks guys. I like the wifi idea. I still don't understand why they make some of them so complicated. Venstar makes a single day programable, but it has an AC function and I don't need that.
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  2. Looking for simple programable one day thermostat

    Folks,

    My home in Vermont has boiler with baseboard heat. No A/C. I have seven zones. I have three different types of thermostats and a bunch are 7 day Robert Shaw programable. I want to make...
  3. Thanks Valveman!!

    Thanks Valveman!!
  4. I zoomed in to what I though was some sore of...

    I zoomed in to what I though was some sore of pump. Not sure what it is...22289
  5. Reach4 - I think I misspoke about a pump. There...

    Reach4 - I think I misspoke about a pump. There is a submersible pump at the bottom of the well. I thought there was some sort of pump at the base of the smaller tank too. I'm not sure what it is...
  6. Thanks all, especially valveman. I'm going to...

    Thanks all, especially valveman. I'm going to try to get a plumber to see if he can make the corrections you suggested.
  7. Well running dry even after 2 holding tanks installed????

    Folks,

    This question is regarding my family cabin located in Vermont. We have a 250 foot deep well. We would run out of water when the whole family (5 adults and 6 kids) would stay over a long...
  8. Thanks again Tom for all your help. Thanks too...

    Thanks again Tom for all your help.

    Thanks too Jim. I did read your previous post and do understand it. I'm 99.9% sure now after shutting the main supply valve off and not seeing any increase...
  9. Thanks Tom. I wasn't aware that it's OK to run...

    Thanks Tom. I wasn't aware that it's OK to run the system with the supply shut off? If I do this do I need to turn it on once and awhile to top off the system or once the system is charged it...
  10. pressure reducing valve vs boiler fill valve

    Folks,

    I used a Taco Cartridge Pressure Reducing Valve for my new Boiler. Is there a difference from that valve to a boiler fill valve? I seem to think they work slightly different and I may...
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    bump. Is it OK to run at +/-24 psi and if the...

    bump. Is it OK to run at +/-24 psi and if the system cools should it reduce back to 12psi?

    Thanks,
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    Trying to understand outdoor reset

    Folks

    I'm trying to understand the boiler outdoor reset curve and it's workings... I'm specifically curious about the circulator pumps running and the length of time it takes to heat a home. ...
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    Thanks guys - One last question... If the system...

    Thanks guys - One last question... If the system pressure starts cold at 12psi and goes up to 18psi or maybe 21psi once the boiler runs for a while, should the pressure reduce back to 12psi when the...
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    I'm no expert (as these guys will tell you), but...

    I'm no expert (as these guys will tell you), but isn't there a vent off of the main trap that leads to the septic system? If so, that's where the burp smells should go...
  15. Bgkiggs - I'm no expert (as these guys will tell...

    Bgkiggs - I'm no expert (as these guys will tell you), but turning the threaded knob on the auto fill since the lever was MIA and not putting it back to exactly where it was may adjust the incoming...
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    Sizing a Boiler Expansion Tank

    Folks,

    I have a new condensing boiler with a 30 gallon buffer tank and need help sizing an expansion tank since I'm having problems. Here's the info:

    Buffer Tank = 30 Gallons
    Boiler and...
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    Guys - I'm thinking it's the expansion tank. I...

    Guys - I'm thinking it's the expansion tank. I installed a 30 gallon buffer tank in line with the boiler and kept the same sized expansion tank (but new) that was on the system before replacing the...
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    Thanks Jadnashua. The tank was precharged at 12...

    Thanks Jadnashua. The tank was precharged at 12 psi. I checked it before installing it. Maybe I'll take it off, check it again, release the pressure in the boiler and start over. The system is...
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    see this site for tips on mold removal... ...

    see this site for tips on mold removal...

    http://blackmold.awardspace.com/kill-remove-mold.html
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    thoughts and prayers... If the water was in the...

    thoughts and prayers... If the water was in the house and above the floor and the sheetrock got saturated you must cut out the sheetrock to at least a foot above the waters highest point. Then you...
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    Thanks Jadnashua. I released the pressure from...

    Thanks Jadnashua. I released the pressure from 24 psi to 12 psi by draining about 1 gallon of water from one of the lower heating loop valves. I shut off the water supply (and PRV) and ran the...
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    New Boiler pressure at 24 psi???

    Folks,

    I have a new installed boiler with a new cold water fill Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) which is factory preset at 12 psi. I also have a new expansion tank pre-charged at 12 psi, but the...
  23. That's something I didn't know. Thanks Gary. ...

    That's something I didn't know. Thanks Gary. Mine is about 9 years old and I've never had it looked at. I'll have it checked. I did a search on youtube and there was a video from a guy in...
  24. Hey !? "anywhere good" !? JK FYI the installer...

    Hey !? "anywhere good" !? JK FYI the installer installed a Watts valve that sells for about $150. At the time of installation, I didn't know what or why they were needed, but now I do ...
  25. Gary - Thanks... The irrigation system does have...

    Gary - Thanks... The irrigation system does have a Watts back flow preventer valve.
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