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    UPDATE>> having a new 125k gas atmospheric boiler...

    UPDATE>> having a new 125k gas atmospheric boiler and a 40gal. indirect installed this week...religned my chimney and removed the old oil boiler with asbestos...I want to thank all of you for your...
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    No large tub other then the clothes...

    No large tub other then the clothes washer...everyone generally showers...I just feel like I should stay with the man. spec...also if the installer recommends this then thats the only way to get the...
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    Well here's what it is ...had the manual J...

    Well here's what it is ...had the manual J done..the napkin math and the J were identical...46k would keep the house warm no mater what...i mentioned that I was also putting in a 50 gal indirect in...
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    Dana.. I just set an appointment with someone to...

    Dana.. I just set an appointment with someone to do a manual J for tomorrow . Now your saying its a waste of money. I was thinking everyone recommended a manual J. Well, this contractor is supposed...
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    I have to find out what happens when Columbia...

    I have to find out what happens when Columbia tells me I need a 150k based on my cast rad size and I insist on a 50k boiler. I wonder if they will honor the limited life time warranty that comes...
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    Hey gentleman....I was wondering why someone...

    Hey gentleman....I was wondering why someone would want their boiler to run for longer periods of time. I'm not sure what my water volumn is but lets say its 100 gal..If a 150k boiler can heat the...
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    Wow..my mind is easily swayed...I,m going to get...

    Wow..my mind is easily swayed...I,m going to get the installer to read this thread and question him about sizing...I think I mentioned ...he has a great work history and was recommended by Columbia...
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    I'm grateful for everyones input...can anyone...

    I'm grateful for everyones input...can anyone explain why Columbia boiler is telling me a 150k is the proper fit for my radiator size. Maybe I had too many rad. in my house from the beginning. House...
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    Hey Tom Sawyer...Really!!..I did'nt want to...

    Hey Tom Sawyer...Really!!..I did'nt want to re-size my entire plumbing to my radiation system for a mod cond. as you suggested...Nukeman...With your 80k electric, your getting instant heat from the...
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    Boiler help

    ...... Thanks everyone...just had a stainless liner installed. Decided on a Columbia MCB 125. I had a big cast oil boiler that was 180k in. Kept my house comfortable for 30plus years. Had 3 bids all...
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    Thanks Tom but I am changing over to gas. I hope...

    Thanks Tom but I am changing over to gas. I hope someone has a few suggestions. I'm going to contact some local HVAC Co. and see what they come up with. I work with some competent plumbers but I...
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    Hey Badgerboiler...What you said about qualified...

    Hey Badgerboiler...What you said about qualified service techs...Rare... and some of the issues I've read about on the net with customers not happy with the install and having trouble finding someone...
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    After further investigation....I am now...

    After further investigation....I am now considering the Alpine 80. Still looking at indirects...Would like one with a stainless steel tank..60 gal. i'm guessing. It's a two family house but the kids...
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    In reference to my K factor...On Dec 5th 2012 we...

    In reference to my K factor...On Dec 5th 2012 we had 47 gal. of oil delivered which topped off the tank. On Jan 12th 2013 we had 131 gal of fuel delivered to top it off. The oil Co. told me our K...
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    My radiators are 682 sq. ft. I measured the...

    My radiators are 682 sq. ft. I measured the sections and tubes as instructed.12ea. radiators...At this point I,m willing to spend the extra cash for a mod con with a 60 gal. indirect single zone....
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    Great forum!! Thanks to all...I've read some of...

    Great forum!! Thanks to all...I've read some of the other threads about sizing. I find some of the figures confusing. I have big cast radiators measuring 682 sq. feet. That was counting the tubes and...
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    Boiler help

    To the point. . Replacing a oil boiler to gas. Considering the Pioneer with indirect . The pioneer versa combo or the Columbia Power vent I think it's CSVB. Has anyone had experience with the...
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