Many CA homes and commercial properties are heated with a gas-fired boiler. This type of heat uses heated water that is radiated throughout the home our business. The heated water is radiated in various mediums that include:
If you are a homeowner who installed your own boiler and are not a professional heating contractor, you must contact the distributor/dealer who sold you the boiler for technical support and warranty action.
Anti-freeze can be used with most boilers. Recommended is an anti-freeze designed for hydronic systems and formulated with inhibited propylene glycol, a non-toxic antifreeze. A solution of up to 50% can be used. No compounds containing petroleum should ever be used in your
The average setting for the aquastat (the temperature control device on a boiler) for a forced hot water system is 180 degreesF. It can be raised as high as 210 degreesF if needed in severe weather. For systems that use coils to heat domestic hot water, the high limit setting is 210 degreesF and the low limit setting 140 degreesF.