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Disconnect hydronic loops, but keep using bouler's DHW coil

eddo
eddo Member Posts: 12
I'm replacing an old boiler with a combi boiler. I'd like to disconnect the hydronic loops so I can attach them to the new boiler, but since it'll take me a few days of part-time effort to complete the work I'd like to leave the DHW connected to the old boiler till the last minute. Is there anything wrong with that? No water in the boiler, just the DHW coil, or if that's not a good idea, any options for me?

Comments

  • GBart
    GBart Member Posts: 746
    make damn sure the expansion tank is still connected to the boiler you're running
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,690
    You need water in the boiler, a working pressure relief valve, and the expansion tank connected as @GBart mentioned.
    I'd also disconnect the thermostat wires
    steve
    delta T
  • eddo
    eddo Member Posts: 12
    Thanks. So if I simply cap off the supply and return and keep everything else in place I should be good? Of course I'll make the boiler is filled after cutting those lines and capping them.