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Where do the vents on the mains go?
Our condo has a Well-McCain boiler that needs venting on the mains. We recieved an excellent report from one of the best steam persons in the country with a diagram. The position of enough condo owners is that I "influenced the contractor" and so the evaluation has been rejected.
The diagram from the eval is attached. The boiler manual is attached, also.
We have had two vendors in that "have 30 years experience with steam" and don't like evals "with info that someone got off the internet."
The proposal is to clean the traps and resize the vents off the mains. There are three runs. All runs are to be vented. That is at varience with the eval right there. Location is a problem, too. I don't believe that where the vents are now is a good spot, but am just a layman.
One steam guy said the install is not that important. If we change it, not much difference. He did admit the boiler pipes are part of the boiler design in modern boilers, though. If the pipes don't knock, why worry, was his conclusion.
Question - Where do the vents go?
Video on YouTube of the boiler:
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