Installed Tarm and EKO Pics Wanted

Eric Johnson Posted By Eric Johnson, Feb 9, 2008 at 7:09 PM

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson
    Mod Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 18, 2005
    5,875
    147
    Loc:
    Central NYS
    One of our sponsors, Dave at Cozy Heat is now a Tarm dealer in addition to still carrying the EKO line. Dave would like to get some pics of installations of both types of boilers, especially outdoor installs, if anyone has one (i.e., in a shed or other insulated enclosure). He wants to use them for promotional purposes.

    If you want to contribute any pics, just post them here, and he can recover them directly or contact you for bigger files. Any questions, feel free to contact Dave directly through his website (top banner).
     
  2. Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson
    Mod Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 18, 2005
    5,875
    147
    Loc:
    Central NYS
    I'm bumping this thread. Doesn't anyone want to share a pic or two of their setup? I'll post one of mine when I get on the other computer.
     
  3. bbb123

    bbb123
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 6, 2007
    95
    0
    Loc:
    Coxsackie, NY
    It's a trick don't do it.
     
  4. wdc1160

    wdc1160
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 28, 2007
    356
    0
    Loc:
    Lafayette IN -BoilerMakerCountry
    Not one person posted in response Eric.

    Yah feel the love?
     
  5. bbb123

    bbb123
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 6, 2007
    95
    0
    Loc:
    Coxsackie, NY
    Ok don't rank to hard I'm missing some covers, the oil boiler does goes in the same chimney its not hooked up (oil tank gone) and flue is blocked off (plate on top of boiler under rag). Another suggestion the green on the thermovar is from the threads leaking at install USE THE THREAD AND GOOP THEY GIVE YOU.
     

    Attached Files:

  6. Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson
    Mod Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 18, 2005
    5,875
    147
    Loc:
    Central NYS
    Looks good to me. Thanks.

    Here's the business end of my setup.
     

    Attached Files:

  7. Nofossil

    Nofossil
    Moderator Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 4, 2007
    3,556
    60
    Loc:
    Addison County, Vermont
    I've posted a bunch of mine in other threads, and it's not outdoors. Since you're feeling lonely, here's one:
     

    Attached Files:

  8. bbb123

    bbb123
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 6, 2007
    95
    0
    Loc:
    Coxsackie, NY
    LOL Nofo I like the bumper sticker
     
  9. 55Razor

    55Razor
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Jan 23, 2008
    34
    0
    Loc:
    St.Clair,Mich.
    I'll try to post some pictures of my boiler shed and setup this weekend; never see it in the daytime during the week!
     
  10. eekster

    eekster
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 24, 2007
    51
    0
    Loc:
    southeast michigan
    I too have pics on another thread, here"s my setup.
    Keith
     

    Attached Files:

  11. 55Razor

    55Razor
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Jan 23, 2008
    34
    0
    Loc:
    St.Clair,Mich.
    Here is my Boiler Shed.
     

    Attached Files:

  12. 55Razor

    55Razor
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Jan 23, 2008
    34
    0
    Loc:
    St.Clair,Mich.
    And here is my boiler. As you may be able to see, I still have some finish work to do inside, but I don't want to get done too soon; then I have to work in the house!
     

    Attached Files:

  13. Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson
    Mod Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 18, 2005
    5,875
    147
    Loc:
    Central NYS
    Nice!
     
  14. webbie

    webbie
    Seasoned Moderator 2.
    NULL
    
    Staff Member

    Nov 17, 2005
    12,184
    1,086
    Loc:
    Western Mass.
  15. Gene C

    Gene C
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 15, 2008
    16
    0
    Loc:
    Waterford, Pennsylvania
    I installed this Tarm on 1-2-2008. Very satisfied with unit once I figured out how to operate it properly. Thanks to this Forum for the guidance. Cresote stains on the wall below the chimney cleanout are not from this boiler.
     

    Attached Files:

  16. Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson
    Mod Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 18, 2005
    5,875
    147
    Loc:
    Central NYS
    Nice looking installation, Gene! Thanks for sharing.

    And welcome to the Boiler Room. Glad we were able to help.
     
  17. tuolumne

    tuolumne
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Mar 6, 2007
    177
    0
    Loc:
    Vermont
    Here's my Eko 40 with 1000 gallon pressurized storage. I still need to stack the tanks, tie them in and insulate. The house gets spray foam insulation on Wednesday, so Tuesday I'm bringing water up from the well, filling the system and running the boiler. Hopefully all goes well so things won't freeze up from here on out.
     

    Attached Files:

  18. trehugr

    trehugr
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 16, 2007
    234
    0
    Loc:
    Greenwood, Maine
    tuolumne, can you tell me a couple things? I want to do the same storage system. (2/500 gallon tanks) How much ceiling height will be needed to stack 2 tanks ? Will you be using any of the existing fittings on the lower tank? I only have 7' 6" from floor to floor joists. How will you lift the second tank ? Most of the 500 gallon tank dimentions come in at 37" wide 45" tall.
     
  19. trailhound68

    trailhound68
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Mar 20, 2008
    98
    0
    Loc:
    NW CT
    Nice installation, yeah. But illegal where I come from. By code, if it matters, you cannot install this device in a garage for reasons of potential gas fumes.
     
  20. Gene C

    Gene C
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 15, 2008
    16
    0
    Loc:
    Waterford, Pennsylvania
    Trailhound68.
    Good observation! However, I converted this garage area into a workshop (Computers,tools etc..) with a partitioned off area for wood storage. The garage is attached to this Shop's outside wall and the only access to the garage is thru a "normally closed" steel door.
     
  21. tuolumne

    tuolumne
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Mar 6, 2007
    177
    0
    Loc:
    Vermont
    I am not using any existing fittings for the main loop, only for temperature readings and draining. The tanks nest slightly, so 86-88" is my guess without measureing. I can drive my tractor with forks into the basement, otherwise you'll need block and tackle.
     
  22. smangold

    smangold
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 17, 2008
    58
    0
    Loc:
    Northeast CT hills
    Hi, I am a Ct. builder and after a conversation with the building inspector in my town, you can install a boiler in a garage. As long as its either in a separate room with a fire door and wall or 18" raised off the garage floor. Of course all inspectors interpret the code differently. Scott
     
  23. Seyiwmz

    Seyiwmz
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 11, 2007
    38
    0
    Loc:
    Upper Michigan
    Here are a couple of pics of my install.

    Seyiwmz
     

    Attached Files:

  24. barnartist

    barnartist
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 30, 2007
    603
    0
    Loc:
    Jerusalem, Ohio;
    this is turning out to be one of my favorite pages. I think it should be manditory to post a system pic, although when I load mine it won't be as nice as you guys.
    How in the heck do you guys have these in your house and not smoke out your family? I have even installed a draft inducer and still get lots of smoke at me.
    I'll post when I finish my latest plumbing circus.
     
  25. taxidermist

    taxidermist
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Mar 11, 2008
    1,034
    15
    Loc:
    Fowlerville MI

    I see a fancy smoke hood on the picture above Great Idea!!!!!
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page