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Fixing a POORLY installed new Weil McLain steam boiler
A LGB 10 is brand new, but the piping is awful. Only 4" header, bullheaded tee from 2-4" risers. no equalizer, no hartford loop, return tied in above the water line, etc. Symptons.....water hammer, gushing water at vents, etc. The main question is....even if the boiler is re-piped 100% properly I think it is way oversized. It is feeding steam coils.(I am working on sizing). However the building has changed (used to be a theatre........now ther are some offices, being heated by forced air furnaces). Is there any way I can make an oversized boiler work? I highly doubt the supplier will swap out for a smaller boiler. And no I did not do the install. But I may be hired to fix it (I may not want the job if you know what I mean). Thank You