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Use of Baseboard without diverter

H01945
H01945 Member Posts: 3
I am doing major rehab of 60s era house that has a single baseboard loop around the entire lower level (slab). I am doing one room and would like to install 2 3ft radiator baseboards in place of the total perimeter to gain wall space. I can just continue the single loop, or can I use braches-- as you would with tees-- to gain some temperature control in the room. If I use parallel branch with a three way ball valve, would that work? Any thoughts?

Thanks

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  • Paul48
    Paul48 Member Posts: 4,470
    First things First

    Based on the "heat loss" that you did for the room, what is required to heat it?
  • H01945
    H01945 Member Posts: 3
    Use of Baseboard without diverter

    Am using two high output baseboards at 6 feet (Multi/Pak 80), which was obtained by online calculator from SlantFin. The present loop includes 10 feet of finned baseboard.
  • Paul48
    Paul48 Member Posts: 4,470
    Check

    the posting" hydronic circulators and TRV's", good info.
  • H01945
    H01945 Member Posts: 3
    thanks

    Good info in that discussion. I will try to find a reasonable 3way diverter valve for 3/4 pipe to include next to the radiator.

    Thanks
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