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From the sound of your system description, you must have done your homework and did a heat loss and design calculations. That information should tell you what temps to run, but the most accurate is to use a thermal temp gun and check your floor temp. With hardwood, a surface temp should be about 80 degrees. This will prevent drying out the wood to the point of damaging it. I've seen 85 with no signs of problems, but prefer the lower setting if it does the job and heats the space. Adjust the surface temp to design specs and you should be OK

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  • rob_45
    rob_45 Member Posts: 2
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    radiant temps

    i just installed a entire radiant system in my newly purchaced house. System 2000 oil fired boiler,with buffer tank,injection pump,outdoor reset,viega track panels,viega pex&manifols with flow meters. Panels r up in bays from basment under 3/4in tounge & groove plank as subfloor & 3/4in oak hardwood over that. House built in 1952. What is the max water temp I can run w/o damaging my floors?
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