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Base-ray Baseboard Connections

Hi, I am in the process of doing some remodeling that includes removing and reinstalling a Base-ray baseboard heater. I have checked the manufacturer's I/O manual and it calls for the supply to be connected to the bottom connection and the return to the top. The existing installation has the supply and the return on the bottom connections. I plan on correcting the baseboard that is involved with the remodel according to the I/O manual. But as you can guess there are several other heaters all connected just across the bottom. Does anyone know how inefficient this will make my system with these incorrect connections? The system is a mono-flo loop if this plays into all this. Thanks


  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 23,436
    The biggest difference that I can see is that the recommended connection is a lot easier to get the air out of. And on a monoflo that's always a problem. Once they are operating -- shouldn't be much difference.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • quiptech
    quiptech Member Posts: 2
    edited October 2022
    Hi Jamie, The less that I have to touch on these old baseboards the better. I am already concerned about separating the sections by accident. So only disconnecting and reconnecting the plumbing is good. Thanks for your response Jamie.
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,379
    Put a coin vent on the upper connection.
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.