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radiant wood heat questions

My question concerns a wood stove radiant heat set up.

If you would look at the attached diagram and let me know if

there is a better way to plumb it?

The hot water heaters are used just for storage. (I found

them on the side of the road)

Specific questions:


1. Should I have a heat trap on the return line from the

floor loops ?

2. Should I connect all the tanks to the makeup water? And

should there be a heat trap in the makeup line?

3. Would it be better to run the circulator pump off the “hot”

line from the wood stove? When the pump is running I tend to get a little bit

of banging from the thermo siphon.

Any suggestions anyone would have would be great.


Thanks again,

Woodheat Guy.
Woodheat Guy
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