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    Zone valve sizing

    Hi to all. I am zoning my Peerless boiler into two zones one feeding the first and second floor with 1 1/4" pipe and the second zone feeding the basement with 1" pipe. Do my zone valves have to match...
  2. Thread: boiler supply

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    Furd, That picture is what I have it is just...

    Furd, That picture is what I have it is just separated by a nipple. I think the pressure reducer was upgraded with the boiler and they kept the old pressure valve which is red and looks older. As I...
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    In fact I need a strainer screen for that B&G....

    In fact I need a strainer screen for that B&G. Does anyone know where I can get that?
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    Thanks Lou. Also on the supply line is a B&G...

    Thanks Lou. Also on the supply line is a B&G fb-38 which I believe is serving that purpose. I haven't been able to find out if I need a check valve in Chicago yet if any one knows.
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    Great thanks hj. I have the relief valve on the...

    Great thanks hj. I have the relief valve on the boiler already so I can lose this one. I will also check today to see if I need a check valve on the supply side here in Chicago. Thanks again.
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    By the way it is a hot water system. Also the...

    By the way it is a hot water system. Also the valve is red, dome shaped and has a hook shaped lever at the top to open the valve. It doesn't look like any backflow preventer that I have been looking...
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    Thanks for the response. I'm not sure really what...

    Thanks for the response. I'm not sure really what it is. It does have a discharge port on the bottom. It is a Bell and Gossett and there is a No 8 stamped on it. So this would be in place of the...
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    boiler supply

    Hi. I had to reroute the supply feed for my boiler. On the line is a shutoff, a pressure reducer valve, what looks like a pressure relief valve and another shut-off. The manual for the boiler has all...
  9. Thread: Pressure loop

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    So what's all the fuss over this loop? How should...

    So what's all the fuss over this loop? How should it be piped? The system has a shower head, a hand held and 3 body sprays.
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    Pressure loop

    Hi. I've seen two diagrams on how to pipe a pressure balancing loop for three body sprays. One has the outlets all on one side of the loop with the inlet on the other side and the other has the...
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    Black>Galvanized>Copper

    Hi. I am adding a short run of 3/4 copper to a hot water boiler system that is piped with steel. If I use a galvanized elbow will I get a reaction between the copper and galvanized fitting in this...
  12. Thread: Drain size

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    Yes, the heads are adjustable. I just want to...

    Yes, the heads are adjustable. I just want to make sure I'm not standing in the shower and the sprays are hitting me from the waist up. I am dealing with about 45 psi. Thanks
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    Drain size

    Hi. I have two questions pertaining to a shower remodel. One, I will have 4 or 5 shower heads producing a total 10-12.5 GPM. If everything is pitched and vented properly will a 2 inch drain be...
  14. Thread: Pipe diameter

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    Pipe diameter

    Hi. I am replacing my galvanized water lines with cooper in a two story house with a basement. I have the main coming in at 3/4 and will run the supplies at 1". My question is for the first floor...
  15. Thread: kitchen drain

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    kitchen drain

    Hi all. I have a 2 inch drain going into the mainstack via a short run of about 1foot of 1 1/2 inch. There is a slop sink at the point where the pipe reduction is. Is there a problem with this drain...
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    Thanks for the responses. I don't think there...

    Thanks for the responses. I don't think there will be a possibility for any condensation to build up as both ends of the vent will be leading directly to waste. So I just need to slope it one way or...
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    Well sort of. It goes up first, then across then...

    Well sort of. It goes up first, then across then down to the bathroom sink's vent. There the bathroom sink vents to the main stack and out the roof.
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    Venting a kitchen sink

    Hi. I'm moving the sink in my kitchen to the other side of the room. There is a bathroom about 10 feet away with it's own dedicated drain and vent stack. Can I vent my new sink by going up to the...
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