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new radiators on old system

hi Member Posts: 31
I'm remodeling the first floor of a two floor brick house and replacing the radiators, the second floor still has the old cast iron column radiators, do i need to use the same type on the first floor? or it dosen't mater if i use slenderized or the type thats set in to the wall (i forget what their called)?


  • hi
    hi Member Posts: 31
    forgot the main thing!!

    oh, and its a one pipe steam system!
  • JStar
    JStar Member Posts: 2,752

    It all depends on the heat loss of each room. You can use any type that you want, if they are the right size.
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