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Wall Hung Knight Job

Regards,

PR

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  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466
    Pre-fabbed at the shop

    We have a job about 1½ hours from us so we are prepping this panel at the shop.

    4-zones of infloor being fed by a new WBN105 wall hung knight. This is our 1st wall hung condensing boiler and certainly not the last.

    The HO/General contractor runs a SIP (Structural Insulated Panel) business so this will be a pretty tight envelope. I especially like the Western Red Cedar Timber Framing he chose to incorporate. The house will be ready for us in about 3 weeks, after the windows and doors and roof make it weather tight. (The picture of the timber framing was taken about a month ago.)

    I'm sure you are looking at this and wondering why I use the Caleffi Hydroseparator rather than a pair of closely spaced tee's. Answer: because I can.

    The HO opted for the optional Tekmar TN4 package so I am really gunning for concealed or semi-concealed wiring. I do not want any thermostat, sensor, and a minimum amount of circulator wiring exposed. That is why you see the zone circs wiring disappearing into the diamond-plate. It is getting to be a pet-peave of mine when I see spaghetti wiring detracting from the aesthetics of our jobs.

    The HO/GC said he is researching a "Turn-Key" Solar DHW system and would not need us to provide it. We still stubbed out some ballvalves, boiler drains, and will pre-wire for it in the event that he realizes he may not have enough DHW when he needs it. (My opinion)

    Regards,

    PR

    EDIT: Having difficulty attaching pics, will try again in a few.
  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466


    Regards,

    PR
  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466


    Regards,

    PR
  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466
    Pictures

    Regards,

    PR
  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466
    More Pics

    Although Matt has the gas regulator rotated 90°, he did install a nipple and a 90° so the vent limiter is on the correct horizontal plane.

    Regards,

    PR
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,109
    Where did you find the wall hung

    Knights? I've been waiting for a 50K neither my supplier or rep has any yet.

    hot rod
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466
    Hotrod

    The last time I was at the factory, I nabbed this off of the prototype wall and put it in my jacket. I just assumed they thought I actually was that "Barrel-Chested".

    Actually, my understanding is that this was one of the 1st units released out of the testing lab.

    Regards,

    PR
  • MIke_Jonas
    MIke_Jonas Member Posts: 209
    Be honest now..

    Did the B & G supply house run out of pumps? Or did the Taco supply house run out of pump shut off flanges?

    Just pinching your shoes.. Very nice work!!
  • bob_50
    bob_50 Member Posts: 306
    Paul the

    diamond plate is too shiny. The mirror image of the piping makes it difficult to figure out the flow. Beautiful work, the pride shows. bob
  • Darin Cook_5
    Darin Cook_5 Member Posts: 298
    Paul

    The work is beautiful and immaculate, I love it! Just a pleasure to look at.
    What kind of insulated split ring hangers are those? Also what kind of hanger is that for the extrol tank? I am with you about the wiring detracting from the piping work. It can be a real battle to hide it or make it look decent at times.

    Has anyone thought about an HRV for that SIPS house? They tend to run tight (low ACH).






    Darin

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  • Paul Rohrs_4
    Paul Rohrs_4 Member Posts: 466
    Darin

    Thanks for the kind words. Paul Pollets told me about "Mupro" clammps some time back and I have been using them ever since. Leo Pirito with the Argco company has them available. Leo@argco.com and ask him about the "Green-line Sonic Clamps" for CTS, and "Spiral-Duct Clamps" for expansion tanks. Leo is really good about getting a sample-pak out for people to try. They really do have good stuff, and if you don't already own the 3/8" all-thread rod cutter, do yourself a favor and get one. Major time savings when cutting all-thread.

    Glad your back from the "Big Sand Box", Thanks for serving.

    Regards,

    PR
  • Mark Hunt_3
    Mark Hunt_3 Member Posts: 184
    Darin


    I gave you the Argco product catalog. These are the same folks I bought the rod cutter from.

    Good stuff.

    Look great Paul!

    Mark H
  • veeeeeeeeeeeeeery niiiiiice

    cool work Paul! I'm told my supply of WBN's should be to me soon.. I hope people are gearing up to give you a little competition in next years system showcase :-)

    wheels
  • gerry gill
    gerry gill Member Posts: 3,078
    gwgillplumbingandheating.com
    Serving Cleveland's eastern suburbs from Cleveland Heights down to Cuyahoga Falls.

  • Joe@buderus_2
    Joe@buderus_2 Member Posts: 302
    Wow

    Nice prep work! Too bad it will be down in the basement or some out of the way place. Perhaps the h/o could be convinced to put the system in the front entry way! VERY NICE!!!
  • ScottMP
    ScottMP Member Posts: 5,884
    Paul

    That is some Great Work !!

    Those are the type of jobs that inspire me. Keep it up.

    Scott

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  • singh
    singh Member Posts: 866
    art

    That is simply beautiful Paul.

    Nice meeting you in CT.

    Devan



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  • Rich L
    Rich L Member Posts: 5
    WOW!

    Beautiful work Paul. Lots of pride and it shows. One question: Why some press fittings and some solder? Just wondering. Also curious, what is the cost for diamond plate like you're using? Is it called polished diamond plate? What thickness? I've gotta see if I can find that locally!
    Great job!

    Thanks, Rich L
  • JBW_2
    JBW_2 Member Posts: 67
    Beauty

    This is one of the only reasons that I am jealous of all you guys doing new construction. In the service industry, it can rarely be that pretty.

    Beautiful work.

    JBW
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