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Looking to Replace Aquabooster with 50gal Indirect
Hi I'm in the market for a new DHW supply tank. Currently on a storage tank (80 gal? Ford Aquabooster??) which is very old and the circulator pump had stopped running according to a tech. Given the age of the tank, the guy suggested to go Indirect vs. getting the circulator pump replaced. The boiler (utica starfire 3 water boiler SFH5175WT) has a coil which supplies the tank. The tech also says the coil has a leak (looking at the lime deposits around the coil area) and suggested to bypass that coil, create a new zone for the indirect water heater tank. This all makes sense to me.
Anyone has an opinion on this project? What about Heat-Flo HF-50 tank? Any other tank suggestions to consider? I'm looking for a long-term solution. Also at some point in the future, we may have to replace the boiler which is currently running, but old. It's a 5-br house and don't want to run out of hot water and, ideally want to run two showers at the same time without complaints.
There are many good contributors in this forum who have given me good advise re: boiler etc. Thank you!!