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Solo 399 Boilers

JohnJohn Member Posts: 1
I am a building owner thinking of putting a Triangle Tube 399,000 BTUH boiler into a commercial building with floor heating. Does anyone have any experience with this product and is it a good choice. Any input is invited.
-John.

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  • tim smithtim smith Member Posts: 2,216
    Best high efficiency condensing boiler I have seen. We

    have been installing 399s for about 18 mos now. I think we have about 12 of them in and running for up to about 16 mos now. No problems to date. Great savings in these buildings over the old equipment also. Perfect fit for floor heat bldg also. Good luck, Tim
  • JackRJackR Member Posts: 125
    I've been using

    the Burnham Alpine 399's on a few large products I've had come up lately and I'm very happy with them, the one thing I really like is you can concentric vent them. I personally hate the look of PVC venting on the outside, it looks cheezy.
  • JohnNYJohnNY Member Posts: 1,777
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  • clammyclammy Member Posts: 1,975
    nice job

    very nice looking job John gotta love that hydro seperator awesomely neat and straight forward ,peace and good luck clammy
  • tim smithtim smith Member Posts: 2,216
    Nice looking job John

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  • MWMW Member Posts: 25
    Triangle Tubes

    No problems with these five 399's heating a "house" in Montana. The job is not yet complete.
  • JohnNYJohnNY Member Posts: 1,777
    Thanks for the kind comments, guys.

    We mounted them on factory brackets, which we anchored to the brick with double expansion shields.

    I really like this job if I do say so myself.

    What happened to the original poster?



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  • Rob BlairRob Blair Member Posts: 225


    Who does your insulation?

    Rob
  • tim smithtim smith Member Posts: 2,216
    Matt, did you do all the mains in victaulic or just the boiler

    room, and I must also ask, why??? Tim
  • MWMW Member Posts: 25


    We did all of the mains and the majority of the boiler room in Victaulic as an experiment in saving money. We feel that Vic is superior to threaded black pipe given the fact that glycol and threaded connections don't get along.
  • joeljoel Member Posts: 931
    vic

    I've often thought about that myself it's gotta be faster to do. 5 ,399's dare i ask how big this is ? lemme guess a couple 1.4 kids and 2 black labs need what 25,000 sqft?
  • tim smithtim smith Member Posts: 2,216
    2,000,000 btus, that is sickkkkk. I bet they are even going

    to apply for the federal tax credit for installing high efficiency boilers. I think they ought to tax for high energy use single family homes. I mean if it is a house of say 4, then we allow for energy use of xx amount per person, ignore the size of house and then for every $ over the allowed it is a 50% tax on that amount. All energy useage is reported like on a W2 and it can easily be tracked. I do a lot of large home work and it sometimes makes me ill as to the waste that takes place.
  • MWMW Member Posts: 25


    The living space is around 19,000 sqare feet. There is also a bunch of snowmelt, 240 gallons of domestic, and a pool heat exchanger.
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