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oil to gas convert for old house

Dexter12
Dexter12 Member Posts: 5
1860 Farmhouse with 18" stone walls in front with addition that was probably done in early 1900's that is cedar clapboard on outside,uninsulated walls. Clapboard is in good shape,no cracks or openings,pretty solid. All the windows were replaced with Anderson  last year (home is in a Historic District)  north of Phila Pa

Heated space is 2050 sq ft,

 Attic which which is finished but has no radiators is 400 sq ft



Currently has a Peerless WBV-03 Oil Boiler (with a tankless coil in the Boiler) and a Bradford White Electric Water Heater run parallel with the boiler, house has cast iron radiators



We are going to convert to gas and I want a boiler with an indirect tank.  Also would like to go high effiency ,modcon

 



 Any suggestions would be appreciated



Thanks

Comments

  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,833
    Is this

    a steam or hot-water system?
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
  • Dexter12
    Dexter12 Member Posts: 5
    oil to gas convert for old house

    sorry about that,

    it is hot water, cast iron radiators
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,833
    First thing to do

    is a heat-loss calculation. That will determine the boiler size needed. If a particular contractor says it's not needed, show him the door.



    Once we know the heat loss, then we can talk about equipment.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
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