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A New Look At Vacuum Heating

HeatingHelp Posts: 493
edited October 2022 in THE MAIN WALL
imageA New Look At Vacuum Heating

Igor converts a steam heating system to a vacuum system in this unique retrofit.

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  • Long Beach Ed
    Long Beach Ed Member Posts: 1,054
    Wonder what kid of pump he's using? A dental pump?
  • fentonc
    fentonc Member Posts: 178
    Could you run like that but without the vacuum pump and replacing the water with an engineered fluid like 3M Novec 649? It normally has a boiling point of only 120F, so you could actually use it with an air to water heat pump even without drawing a vacuum.
  • JakeCK
    JakeCK Member Posts: 1,128
    I think this needs repeating, everyday: "I knew too much about steam heating. My mind was made up, and that's always a dangerous thing."