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SIZING QUESTION

bob young
bob young Member Posts: 2,177
in sizing a replacement steam boiler two story residence would you include the wall hung basement radiators as part of the load .if so using actual btu ratings or reduce being they are below steam main & in basement below grade. thanks, bob nyc

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  • Hap_Hazzard
    Hap_Hazzard Member Posts: 2,849
    As I understand it...

    If they turn steam into condensate they are part of the load. If they just radiate residual heat from warm condensate they are part of the pickup factor.
    Just another DIYer | King of Prussia, PA
    1983(?) Peerless G-561-W-S | 3" drop header, CG400-1090, VXT-24
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