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wiring baseboard heater to steam boiler
First, I would like to say this site was very helpful in helping me get as far as I am on this project. I have a Well Mclain steam boiler that heats the entire house (2 floors). There is only one thermostat on the first floor that controls the boiler. The basement is always cold so I added baseboard heaters. I followed the advise of the people here and ran the lines below the water level of the boiler. I have a bronze circulating pump, thermostat and SR501 relay. I know how to connect it all to make the boiler fire BUT what happens if the boiler starts to make steam for the two floors and the basement thermostat calls for heat and the pump turns on. Is that a problem? Do I need a zone controller if that would be a problem?