Hey Maple, I have looked into all of the hydronic options, even got a quote on shipping an effecta. If those radiators are hooked up to a pressurized system then maybe a direct hook up won't work. Is this stove actually a wood furnace with separate air jacket that connects to ducting? If the pipe is crimped or crinkled on one end, that's the smaller end. These can be fairly inexpensive to purchase and can be installed quite easily, you are going to want to check the new units specifications in regard to the type of inputs you will want when installing it. Another issue to be concerned with is whether or not the stove is certified - if it's not, chances are you won't be able to get insurance, or insurance may be invalidated if it's the cause of a fire. The reality of the situation is that if you wrap your house up well, the payback on installing even a wood furnace along with chimney, extra ducting and controls, etc.
Problem with a wood furnace in power outage is they need to be idled way down or you will warp the fire box. I could be wrong, but I don't think the warm air will be pushed hard enough to travel through a length of duct work. The basic idea is to have a head in each room. This would apply to most homes constructed since the 50's. Seems to me you could get into some serious heat in short order in places you don't want it with no fans pushing air through the ducts? The coil problems are not isolated to Trane. First of all, I'm nowhere near as educated on this stuff as some others on this forum.
I do lend a hand helping with some of his orders, but that's more fun than work. I mean we northerners gotta stay tough, ya know! It gets to 40 below in this zone. They fit together to prevent smoke or draft from entering or exiting the stove. Also, loading the furnace outside gives me a reason to get outdoors at 30 below in the middle of the night. Are you talking an air to air heat pump or geothermal using ground source heat? In case of a power failure, that is the only unit would need powering from a generator, and leaving a crack open in the door of the furnace outside since the damper would be closed. Where protective gloves and use caution! Heat pumps operate at lower temps so need higher air flows than a wood furnace so the ducts need to be upsized to move this extra air. Have to watch for overheating in that particular case if it was for hours on end.
The basement, even if it is not finished, could be considered an enclosed space. Just normal size ducting to and from wood burner. So, I'll only need a little bit of wood into the house for aesthetics I'd prefer from a fireplace than a woodstove. Make sure the pad is at least 4 inches 10. We are the only manufacturer that is doing this! Im attaching a link to the furnace I'm installing. Just outside the woodstock area. I am concerned about going over a delta T of 20 degrees without a bypass to the return to temper the water going to the boiler.
Also, I'd look again at the mini splits. Is the fan that comes with the Englander 850 cfm going to be powerful enough to push air through 60 ft of duct work to get to my main furnace ductwork and then let my main furnace fan do the rest of the work? The two years we did live in a forced hot air oil apartment, I didn't like it. Failure to do this could result in sudden ignition of the unburned gases when the door is opened. Turn the solid fuel thermostat up to a setting well above the room temperature to start the draft fan. Distance from the house line entry to the furnace outside is about 150 ft. So that it protrudes front and back.
It really needs seperate thermostatic control if I didn't want to monkey with it manually, but I just go down and shut it on warmer days. This shows the line brancing down to that under the concrete and to the left is a valve to shut off floor heat, or turn it on. Outdoor furnaces can heat your home efficiently. Check to make sure the forced draft fan above the fire door is operating when the thermostat is set above room temperature. Since I had an outbuilding I wanted heated the boiler made sense to me. As others have eluded to, you will need a damper system setup to keep the hot air from the wood furnace off of the coil in the furnace.
My parents will live in the attached apartment to my house 1000 Sq ft and called zone 1 and my house 1900 sq ft and zone 2 will use heat from one line of the furnace and another building has line 2 to heat about 1500 sqft. In that case, if your wood furnace has a fan and make sure it's big enough! Place it on top of the flange emerging from the stove. It is assumed that most people will know what kind of unit they have so that they can select the proper thermostat. The reason is that you could suck in the exhaust from the wood stove and circulate it throughout the house. Firewood is cheaper than natural gas or oil, and wood is a natural resource that can be replenished. At some point there will be an oil fired boiler as back up and maybe a solar collector to do spring and fall? Hot water heater pump diagram, wiring and Pex Diagram Click on diagram above for a bigger picture Be sure to click on lower right of diagram after downloading, to make it bigger, if it appears too small.
I have heard it can be done, but I am confused as to how or where to hook up the hot air pipe. Electric Hook-ups Electric lines coming into your oil furnace should be easy and minimal. You can use a pen or pencil and wrap one of the wires around the pen or pencil so the thermostat wire will not slip and fall into the hole in the wall. All will use fan coils except there may be a few convectors in the mix too. These leaks can make your furnace work harder and even cause yur home to loose cool air in the summer and warm air in the winter into the outdoors. Newmac warrants the heating unit, to the original owner, under normal use and repair, against defects in workmanship and materials, for a period of one calendar year from the date or original installation. Like I said, I'd be amazed if they're not past this issue, after more than 2 years, but according to an installer who was working in my house just three weeks ago, Trane is still having manufacturing problems.
This usually doesn't preclude you from putting in the concrete pad, trench, pipe and wiring. Pictures of Boiler Installation Kit on a Hyprotherm Furnace Shut-off valve, pipe thread fittings and Sharkbite Pex fitting at pump, Flanges normally come with the pump or furnace, if installed. This is the baseement floor area covering the cirulating tubing from the flow of heated water and gives themal heating to the space. Most newer homes, are more tightly sealed, and should have some type overall make up intake air source passive or otherwise that matches the fuel burning appliance load. When the motor for the wood furnace turns on, the damper between the two furnaces opens and the damper sitting on top of the furnace closes. The scary part is the plan I have is the simplified version! It heats the back rooms fine, but it would be nice to maintain heat in the front living room 14x16 and 1 ready room 12x11 of the home.
The is the foundation of designing any heating system. The old holes should match up to the holes in the new thermostat sub-base so you will likely not need any new screws or anchors. The easier way would seem to be one or the other - not set up as auto-backup. Jan 2nd, 2012 5:08 pmYou are not allowed to have a return air in the same room as a wood stove. Double check electric voltages and the fuel line connections. According to the installers, they had at least 20 - 30 other customers that month with the same problem, and they state this suddenly started when Trane moved the manufacturing of their coils to another country. The damper and other supplies including installation guide for your stove can be found at Englanders website.