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  1. I don't understand your venting comment. the...

    I don't understand your venting comment. the washing machine drains into the stack and it's all vented through the roof.

    Please expound on what you mean? Or why my stack that is already vented...
  2. The cat litter was a stretch but never hurts to...

    The cat litter was a stretch but never hurts to ask. Trying to save the wife some labor carrying it upstairs.

    Thanks for your help
  3. If it were below the floor I wouldn't need a pump...

    If it were below the floor I wouldn't need a pump :D. The stack output to the street is about 1.5 above floor level but to get into the stack I need about 3 feet of rise.
  4. Below Grade Sink/Toilet Education Please..

    I am considering a sink below grade so I will need a pump. I want to be able to put flushable cat litter through if it's all possible. I assume I need a toilet grade pump for this task. I would like...
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    L 400080B But I couldn't find anything on the...

    L 400080B But I couldn't find anything on the web. That's from the installer
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    Help with HWH COntrols

    I have this Honeywell control for indirect my HWH. I want to raise the temp but I can't read where I line up the numbers to. This is partly poor lighting, partly old eyes and partly poor access. It's...
  7. I have a tempering valve set at 120, I scootched...

    I have a tempering valve set at 120, I scootched it up a few degrees and at the beginning the shower temp control is in the middle. It's a pretty new Delta shower called a Carlisle, has their latest...
  8. Power Pipe brand is your brand of choice I take...

    Power Pipe brand is your brand of choice I take it? Did you research it or just pick it?

    Wish I had bought one a while ago before copper got so expensive and prices went up a lot!!!!
  9. I know Dana is a strong proponent of the concept....

    I know Dana is a strong proponent of the concept. I also know in plumbing you get three opinions for every two people.. lol

    That's why I am asking this question in a new thread.

    I would like to...
  10. Power-Pipe, Effectiveness of drain water heat recovery systems ???

    Considering installing one but not sure if the claims are accurate for effectiveness or if it's simply "snake oil".

    My current shower drain is 2" but I can use an entire floor below the shower for...
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    Let's say I want to go bigger. Is there a...

    Let's say I want to go bigger. Is there a downside to ADDING a tank or is replacement the only proper remedy? Two 45's would give me 90 (duh) and potentially a back-up..
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    To Gary, the pipe from the boiler is 1 inch as...

    To Gary, the pipe from the boiler is 1 inch as well as the return.

    Dana, the Viesmann is the smallest one with a Riello burner. I think 80k btu was the number???

    20 minutes is a long time for a...
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    I wasn't quite sure how to interpret that 2.5...

    I wasn't quite sure how to interpret that 2.5 spec listed twice. Maybe someone who knows for sure can chime in. Bottom line is the flow is throttled pretty far back to to 50-75% of max flow.

    The...
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    New Install Help Please

    In the springtime had installed Viesmann Vitronic 100 and Superstor 45 gallon indirect water heater. Shower is delta Carlisle rated at 2.5 + 2.5 GPM. Water heater on priority zone. Boiler has outdoor...
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    Power Pipe Really Work?

    Looking at a 60"-72" long 2" power pipe hooked up to my shower only in a wall on the first floor between the shower on second floor and basement where the boiler is.

    Does the thing really work as...
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    Help With Quotes for NEW Oil Boiler

    First of thanks for all your help over the past few weeks. I learned a lot...

    I have my oil usage of 775 gallons for winter 09-10 and 1107 for all of 09. 720 gallons for 10-11 winter with 987 for...
  17. Professional Opinions of Weil McClain Ultra UO-3 Oil??

    In combo with Advanced Feature Module and Ultra Plus 40 Indirect HWH? Riello Burner.

    http://www.weil-mclain.com/en/our-products/boilers/oil-fired-boiler/ultra-oil-boiler.aspx

    Have a quote in...
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    Pipe Insulation

    Did a quick search didn't see what I was looking for

    What are the various types of piping insulation with their strengths and weaknesses? Foam looks cheapest?

    Does it make sense to insulate...
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    WOW again, have you ever written a book in an...

    WOW again, have you ever written a book in an afternoon? lol

    Really appreciate the time.

    I can measure my rads but there are older "Suntemp" and some newer "slant-fin" on the additions. If I...
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    Dana, wow ton of info in there. I know I don't...

    Dana, wow ton of info in there. I know I don't get it all but first of all would the Buderus 115ws/3 be considered a high or low mass boiler? Is the logamatic controller a "smart" system anticipating...
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    I didn't see that on the website. Thanks

    I didn't see that on the website. Thanks
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    Shorter Power Pipe?

    http://www.renewability.com/

    Is there a shorter 3 inch version around 18-19 long from a good company? That's all I have available on my stack but sure like the idea of it.

    Does it make sense to...
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    Indirect vs Storage HW Tanks

    I have talked to 4-5 professionals in the heating business. Three oil companies that install Boilers and tanks and two so-called energy companies who don't sell oil but design and install systems.
    ...
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    Outdoor Reset Controls- Worth it?

    Sounds like a dumb question but one thing I have learned about this business is there are opinions on every possible side of a subject. I though reset was a no-brainer.

    Plan on replacing 20+ year...
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    HJ, I performed a flow test separately of the HW...

    HJ, I performed a flow test separately of the HW and CW. I filled a bucket with HW and it took just over 35 seconds, then filled the same bucket with CW and took under 25 seconds. Seems like a big...
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