To get email notification when someone adds to a thread you're following, click on the star in the thread's header and it will turn yellow; click again to turn it off. To edit your profile, click on the gear.
The Wall has a powerful search engine that will go all the way back to 2002. Use "quotation marks" around multiple-word searches. RIGHT-CLICK on the results and choose Open Link In New Window so you'll be able to get back to your results. Happy searching!
In fairness to all, we don't discuss pricing on the Wall. Thanks for your cooperation.
Low heat from hydronic baseboard radiators
Hope I am in the right forum! Around 2000 I installed a radiant hot water heating system in our small 2 storey house ( 1300 sq. ft. no basement). Furnace is on the ground floor and feeds a 1-1/4" copper loop that goes around the ceiling of the ground floor. I have 6 zones. Each zone is fed through mono-flow tees (sp?) and 3/4" copper pipe to a baseboard radiator. On the ground floor, several radiators are fed from 1 zone. The return of each radiator goes through a mono-flow tee back into the 1-1/4" loop.
The system does work, but when the outside temperature goes below freezing, it seems that very little heat comes out of many of the radiators. The second floor radiators seem to work the best, but we seldom have heat on in the bedrooms.
I am beginning to suspect poor system design (my fault!) and the mono-flow tees/loop may have been a poor choice. I would appreciate any comments on this!
Merry Christmas to everyone!
0 · ·