fluctuating hot water

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by tds, May 14, 2006.

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    I have an older oil fired furnace that has a small (5gal?) boiler that heats a coil for forced hot air and also one for my hot water. There is a hand operated valve to set the mix of cold water with the hot water for the shower/sink hot water pipe. It isn't thermostatic and the hot water fluctuates in temp as the boiler cools and heats between it's presets (not sure of the settings maybe 120-140F). Also noticably colder in the winter than summer.

    Any recommendations on a thermostatically controlled mixing setup that will maintain an even temp? Hoping there's a simple non-powered (metal thermostat?) type system available.

    Thanks in advance.

    tds
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