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indirect w/h

JimmyK Member Posts: 14
Have had a lot of experience with those big blue buggers...Why is it in the crawl space? Any way to pipe it up to a closet above...s/r and domestic lines?
If not, Crown makes a nice indirect, square in shape, not sure how many different capacities are offered but it is designed to go under a standard boiler. I'd install one of these, set it at 150 and temper it back to 120. You will effectively increase capacity size as well as make it more sanitary operating at a higher temp.
Just a suggestion....


  • Paul Fredricks_9
    Paul Fredricks_9 Member Posts: 315

    We have a customer with a 16 year old Boilermate wh-7c ( commercial) indirect. He been having trouble with the unit keeping up lately and it's starting to fail. The man moves a lot of hot water so he needs at least as much if not more than he currently has. The unit is in a crawl space (it barely fits) and the access is really tight.

    Anyone have a favorite high capacity unit?

  • We had the Crown rep out yesterday. We'd have to go with one of the horizontal units, but we're not sure it will fit through the opening. We're also thinking about 2 of the smaller horizontals in tandem.

    Thing is, that commercial boilermate has an incredible capacity. I'm not sure the crowns can compete, even at the higher temp with a mix valve.

    Why is the boilermate in a crawl space? Ya got me. The relief valve is sticking up between the floor joists. Not sure if it could be replaced if needed.
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