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Steam Replacement

Dan Foley
Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,247
We were called in to try to fix this steam system in Georgetown.  It was installed in March and suffered from uneven heat, short cycling and severe water hammer. The sections were also actively leaking at the push nipples.  

The boiler was connected to a Webster vapor system with a combination of indirect radiators, convectors and radiators.  The pressuretrol was set to 6 PSI.  

The biggest issue was the boiler was oversized - by over 2-1/2 times.  There was no fixing this one.  Rip it out and start over. 

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