Author Topic: boilers  (Read 3429 times)

Offline Zzz

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« on: December 14, 2008, 08:53:38 AM »
When you come to a boiler that only has the strainer/air out and one hose bib at the boiler, how would be the best way to get the air out of the lines on the second or third floors? I am refering to in floor but rads are the same issue. Some clowns around here are trying to save a couple pennies by not putting air-outs in.

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Re: boilers
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2008, 10:04:42 AM »
I would install an air eliminator spirovent at the top of the boiler loop.

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Offline hvac1973

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Re: boilers
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2009, 08:08:21 PM »
If a hydronic system is installed and piped properly you should be able to bleed 99.9% of the air from you secondary pipimg in the basement.   I have done startups on 10,000 sqft in-floor jobs that I never touched a manifold above the basement.