Boilers, and Steam for heat

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by kerrpress@telis.org, Oct 28, 2005.

  1. kerrpress@telis.org

    kerrpress@telis.org New Member

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    Dear Folks,

    Does anyone know where I can get information about how old "radiator-type" steam heat works? Design, maintenance, etcetera...

    thank you in advance
  2. finnegan

    finnegan New Member

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    You should find some basic information by doing a web search. Steam systems are really pretty simple once they are installed. Not many moving parts. The number of HVAC guys familiar with steam systems seems to be dwindling, so you can run into trouble when you try moving things around or extending an existing system. Though, many of the old systems seem to have been well designed and installed properly.
  3. jeffreyhel

    jeffreyhel New Member

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    I learned alot of great things from Dan Holohan.. do a search just on that name alone.
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