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Replacement options- Lochinvar Nobel VS Navien

andy_16 Member Posts: 12
I Have a 1300 sq' ski Home in Vermont that needs the 45+ yr old oil fire boiler changed, Since it's used only use for short stays, I am considering using a Combi unit for replacement to eliminate heating domestic while we are not there and possible saving on heating efficiency . I did install a 500 gallon Propane tank in anticipating a change over from oil.
I have a Knight boiler in my full time home for the last 11 years, No real problems to speak of except w/ add on computer control system. We have use a Few Lochinvar wall hung boilers and a few Navien units on other jobs. Only problems we have experienced was with a propane Lochinvar unit- main control board with 2 1/2 years of service.
With that being said I was hoping for some input as to install, service and reliability.
Thanks in advance for any input


  • Snowmelt
    Snowmelt Member Posts: 1,405
    navien is my choice right now then rinnia is my second and Utica would be my third.
    the great thing about navien is they are 24 hour tech support , except holidays , I seem to fix most problems before I call, but I call to tell them what I done.
    Rinnia told me that they have 24 hour tech also if you go threw the prompt