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First Install with New Company

JStar
JStar Member Posts: 2,752
edited September 2015 in THE MAIN WALL
Nothing too special. Just a Lochinvar Armor serving DHW. Figure I'll keep up with posting job photos. I'll be showing off some monster size systems that we've been servicing. Fun, fun , fun.

Comments

  • SWEI
    SWEI Member Posts: 7,356
    Nice clean install. I like the open top tee on the condensate line (reminds me of a refrigeration detail.)

    No PP venting?
  • JStar
    JStar Member Posts: 2,752
    The tee is the vent for the trap inside the boiler. Of course, we see them plugged/capped all of the time.

    About the venting...apprently, Lochinvar is fighting to approve PVC for venting use. Two of our other techs were at their training facility a few weeks ago, and they were told that we (the company) would be backed and supported by Lochinvar in the event of any dispute over the venting. We'll see how that plays out, though.
  • RobG
    RobG Member Posts: 1,850
    edited September 2015
    Nice job! Boy, doesn't it suck to have such a small mechanical room to work in! ;) What is that green pipe/hose coming out of the copper pipe on the ceiling?

    What is the new company name and what areas do you service? There's nothing like referrals.
  • Bob Bona_4
    Bob Bona_4 Member Posts: 2,083
    Schedule 80 for the first 6 feet I'm told.
  • njtommy
    njtommy Member Posts: 1,105
    Nice and clean.
  • SWEI
    SWEI Member Posts: 7,356
    Bob Bona said:

    Schedule 80 for the first 6 feet I'm told.

    I know they spec CPVC for the first seven equivalent feet if you use 2" PVC exhaust venting. Schedule 40 sprinkler pipe is way less expensive, at least in these parts.
    Bob Bona_4
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,429
    So this is where you've been hiding ;)
    JStar said:

    About the venting...apprently, Lochinvar is fighting to approve PVC for venting use. Two of our other techs were at their training facility a few weeks ago, and they were told that we (the company) would be backed and supported by Lochinvar in the event of any dispute over the venting. We'll see how that plays out, though.

    Fat chance, unless Lochinvar plans on making PVC/CPVC themselves. Current PVC/CPVC manufacturers have no incentive to do so.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
    RobG
  • JStar
    JStar Member Posts: 2,752
    RobG said:

    Nice job! Boy, doesn't it suck to have such a small mechanical room to work in! ;) What is that green pipe/hose coming out of the copper pipe on the ceiling?

    What is the new company name and what areas do you service? There's nothing like referrals.

    That green thing is the water feed for the future heating boiler. It looks like it's coming out of the larger pipe, but that's just an illusion.

    New company:

    A&S Boiler and Burner
    973-824-1000
    We service all of NJ.
    Commercial and industrial only.

    I'll be working on setting up a FAC page here soon.
  • jonny88
    jonny88 Member Posts: 1,139
    What tank are you using and your thoughts on it.Are you installing a mixing valve on it?Any concerns about butting the circ so close to boiler.I have never installed that boiler but heard a lot of good things.I didn't see a 4inch steam header anywhere.....
  • RobG
    RobG Member Posts: 1,850
    So are you done turning wrenches? What's your role in the new company, design, bids and consulting? I'm sure you'll do great however we now have one less Jersey mechanic to recommend to homeowners. :'(