In fairness to all, we don't discuss pricing on the Wall. Thanks for your cooperation.
Looking over existing steam system
Bought new house, looking over the existing one pipe steam system. Very satisfied owner of 'We've got steam heat!' and 'Greening Steam' . After reading both books I've noticed several things about my steam system that aren't quite up to spec.
It appears this "Steam Main" is a Vent:
My regular steam main is hooked up to cast iron, but the wet return is copper (which I think is OK):
However, it is flush to the floor, which might make it moderately difficult to insulate:
I've also noticed my supply lines are copper and not steel and as per my reading they can't flex with the pressure steam gives out. I can't seem to find the skim tap either:
Already cranked the pressuretrol down to .5 with a differential of one, I don't see the water surging that much. The boiler dates to 03/2000, Burnham Boiler Model: SIN4LNCP-LE2
Any other general best practices are welcome.