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HOW TO INSTALL A HOT WATER SYSTEM FROM A STEAM BOILER
GOING THROUGH MANY QUESTIONS AND FOUND PROBLEMS ON THIS SITE I DECIDED TO PROVIDE THIS ARTICLE WRITTEN BY DAN HOLOHAN AN ITEM THAT IN MY TIME WITH TOOLS I HAVE INSTALL 6 OF THESE JOBS WHERE I LEARNED THAT WHEN YOU EXCEED 3/4" PIPE PROBLEMS DO OCCUR.
IN MY YEARS IN THE TRADE I WISH I HAD HIS PIPING CONFIGURATION. WHAT IN STALLED WORKED WELL BUT I NEVER THOUGHT OF BLENDING THE RETURN WATER FROM THE STEAM SYSTEM WITH THE CONDENSATE FROM THE STEAM SIDE OF THE SYSTEM.
THE BOILER NEEDS AN AQUASTAT SET TO 180 F TO KEEP THE BOILER WATER TEMP HOT ENOUGH WHEN THE STEAM BOILER WAS NOT PRODUCING STEAM FOR HEATING.
READ THE WHOLE ARTICLE, ITS LIKE BEING IN A CLASS WITH DAN, I ATTENDED MANY OF CLASSES GRATIS BECAUSE I BOUGHT MATERIALS FROM HIS EMPLOYER.
SEE THE ATTACHED AS IT IS BEST EXPLANATION ON HOW A SYSTEM WORKED, WHY IT DID NOT LOOSE PRIME
AND IF YOU DO REAL GOOD PIPE WORK THE SYSTEM LOOKS LIKE A WORK OF ART.
ALL YOU AMAZING INSTALLERS NEED TO PUT THIS ONE IN YOUR LIBRARY AND THANK DAN FOR THIS ARTICLE