thermal storage

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    Recommendations please for Ontario install

    Hi All, Impressive forum you have going here. Can I get advice on my best option for an 1860 Victorian home with no present heat supplied to a second floor. Presently the house is heat via a condensing propane furnace. We'd like to convert to a renewable fuel. Since we have lots of wooded...
  2. N

    Shared wall/brick hearth for added heat storage/release

    Hello, New to the forum and looking for some advice. I have a Drolet Savannah (found on CL for $250) that I plan on installing in our 1100sq. ft. single story home (slab construction). The plan is to centrally locate it on a wall that will partition a bedroom area. My hope was to use brick or...
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    Thermal storage Qs, PEX vs Copper; bleach in non-Pressu. tank; Flue and boiler sizing

    First time post here! This site is really great, learned a whole lot already. I'm just about to pull the trigger on an EKO 25 kw - 85k btu (gasifier), and incorporate a thermal storage tank. This system would run in parallel to a very tired propane boiler from the '80's. My house is moderately...
  4. Jcc583

    HELP! Plumbing Closed loop wood boiler to indoor boiler

    Good afternoon I’m having some trouble with plumbing my closed loop wood boiler into my indoor propane boiler. I have a 125 gallon buffer tank and my design is based on the simplest pressurized storage sticky. I think I piped my supply and return into poor location. I almost think I need to flip...
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    Thermal Storage Tank Fitting Seal?

    I have 2x 500 gallon propane tanks, filled with water. There are multiple pipe threaded fittings, but none of them leak. I would like to permanently (and very reliably) seal the fittings that are made for the float/gauge mechanism. I thought of tapping the hole, but it would be at least 1.25...