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Circulator - Boiler - Expansion Tank

Herrick
Herrick Member Posts: 5
edited October 2019 in Radiant Heating
I just moved into a (new to me) house. It used to have a gravity system that was converted forced circulation system. The previous owners about two years ago put in a new boiler. The setup in the direction of flow is Circulator - Boiler - Expansion Tank (bladder style, no air eliminator the tank is just connect to a tee on the line). The system seems to work fine, no noise and I have heat everywhere.

Could this cause issues in the future? Or "if it is not broke do not fix it".

Thanks for your opinions!

Comments

  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,646
    Take some pictures of the boiler and its piping so we can see what you have going on. Also how it ties into the old large diameter gravity system.
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
    Herrick
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,317
    Because the piping in the system is oversized the expansion tank location is less critical
    Herrick
  • Herrick
    Herrick Member Posts: 5



    The silver painted pipes just tie into the large gravity header a foot outside of the picture.
  • Herrick
    Herrick Member Posts: 5

  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,413
    Is that a big ole sheet of asbestos on the ceiling?
  • Herrick
    Herrick Member Posts: 5
    Yep! The joys of a 100+ year old house. (Aware of the dangers of asbestos and not to distub it, and using licensed remediators to have it removed).