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one pipe system

Paul S_3
Paul S_3 Member Posts: 1,257
Im working on a one pipe parallel flow steam system, customer is adding extension to home, im trying to stay away from using a condensate zone due too budget. Can I pipe the radiator (30 edr) room heatloss is 7000 btus using 2 pipes, with the return going into a wet return? Thanks Paul S
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  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 18,946
    Not a problem...

    provided you pipe it right.  Make sure your pitches are correct.



    The only thing you may want to do is put a regular one pipe vent on the radiator, if your return is going direct to a wet return.  The other approach would be to pipe the return as a dry return until some point, put in a vent there, and then drop to the wet return.  Either way should work.  If you follow me...
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England