Installed Tarm and EKO Pics Wanted

Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by Eric Johnson, Feb 9, 2008.

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  1. Eric Johnson

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    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).
     
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  2. Eric Johnson

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    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.
     
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    It's a trick don't do it.
     
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    Not one person posted in response Eric.

    Yah feel the love?
     
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    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.
     

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    Looks good to me. Thanks.

    Here's the business end of my setup.
     

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    I've posted a bunch of mine in other threads, and it's not outdoors. Since you're feeling lonely, here's one:
     

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    LOL Nofo I like the bumper sticker
     
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    I'll try to post some pictures of my boiler shed and setup this weekend; never see it in the daytime during the week!
     
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    I too have pics on another thread, here"s my setup.
    Keith
     

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    Here is my Boiler Shed.
     

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    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!
     

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    Nice!
     
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    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.
     

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    Nice looking installation, Gene! Thanks for sharing.

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

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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    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
     
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    Here are a couple of pics of my install.

    Seyiwmz
     

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    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.
     
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    I see a fancy smoke hood on the picture above Great Idea!!!!!
     
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