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Quigley Member Posts: 3
This is an oil fired boiler converted to gas. The tank less coil is tied into an old heating system right next to it. There is a separate hot water heater that is missing the vacuum breaker and isn't connected to the heating system.Questions#1 Can a converted oil burning boiler still use the barometric damper or does a draft hood need to be installed. #2. Why would you tie the new boiler into the old one.? There is no fuel supply to the old one. #3 Also concerned about venting this gas boiler into a 100 year old unlined chimney.

Any help would be appreciated. Mike Quigley


  • jumper
    jumper Member Posts: 2,289
    no way

    In house gas is supposed to have chimney lining. Maybe the old boiler is supposed to provide enough warm air to preserve chimney ??
  • pipeking
    pipeking Member Posts: 252
    got any pics?

     if i'm reading this right, sounds like the new boiler is tied into the old boiler so u could get hot water from the tankless, and u have a water heter not hooked up to anything? the new boiler doesn't have a tankless? is the new boiler a dry base? only wetbases have tanklessesesss.....
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