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Do I have an over sized steam boiler and under sized radiators for my house?
Hi All, new homeowner here having some issues with the oil steam boiler short cycling.
After doing some research and troubleshooting I think the boiler is over-sized for the home and possibly the radiators are undersized?
The boiler is a Burham Model#: 101341-04 and under NET I=B=R RATINGS, it shows STEAM: 396 Sq. Ft.
This is detached house, 2 stories with a basement. It's about 1,000 sq ft. Insulated roof and basement, plaster walls for the walls. Located in Long Island, NY.
There are 5 radiators in total, they appear to be the Burham slenderized painted in silver. Adding up the steam BTU output numbers, it totals at 30,000 BTU (124.8 EDR) for the radiators. This is a one-pipe system.
I hope I'm providing enough information. Appreciate any insight. Thank you