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Can I run supply in the wall down to baseboard units?

Jay_5133 Member Posts: 1
I am currently remodeling an old farmhouse and will be installing baseboard units. In one area of the house I am unable to run supply and return lines from below. My question is can I run the supply and return lines in the wall down to the units? I'm concerned with air being trapped at the high point in the ceiling?


  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 6,553
    With proper purge valves and a manual vent at the high points, it should be fine.

    Also, keep the piping and pump sizing to maintain 3-4 FPS velocity.
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,225
    And if they are in an outside wall make sure to keep them on the warm side of the insulation
  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 1,775
    edited July 2020
    Water will freeze , attics and outside walls are avoided . Find a better way ...
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,225
    Too many unknowns. Inside wall or outside wall? Heated space above or attic above?