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Best control device for Steam Boiler in a commercial building

Wayne_2 Member Posts: 10
Trying to control Firehouse type buildings, what control is best for this. (No thermostats please)


  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,490

    Heat-Timer or tekmar. Both have controls that regulate the steam based on outdoor temperature.
    Retired and loving it.
  • Wayne_2
    Wayne_2 Member Posts: 10
    Thanks Dan

  • GUY
    GUY Member Posts: 5

  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,490
    I've never

    heard of that.
    Retired and loving it.
  • ChrisL
    ChrisL Member Posts: 121
    ESI controller

    I didn't mention the ESI controller here because I felt a firehouse would be more uniform in its requirements. It is also occupied most of the time, and can be adjusted if necessary. A heat timer or tekmar should work fine here.

    To Dan and others, check out www.esicontrols.com
    This steam controller uses outdoor temp for duty settings, but fine tunes by using room sensors. It will run a number of room sensors, averaging them all, and dropping off the high and low. It will also show the room temps over a 24 hr. period for any of the sensors, and can be controlled remotely. A perfect control for multi-unit apartment buildings.

    Chris L
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