WNY wrote:I dont; think the small coils would generate enough water temp to be used for your radiators. Maybe a small one for localized heating, but not enough to circulate through your house, that is what boilers are for (Volume).
Dano wrote:I have a hilkoil in my harman mark I and it feeds into my boiler the stove is in the basement their are two zones in my 1700 sf house built in 1872 during the heating season I open both zone valves and let the circulator run constantly on warmer days I turn the stove down (80* water) and when its cold I crank the stove up and I can get the water to 140* or 150* unless it is really cold my boiler rarely fires and the house stays between 70* and 75* verry small natural gas bill
JJLL wrote:WNY wrote:I dont; think the small coils would generate enough water temp to be used for your radiators. Maybe a small one for localized heating, but not enough to circulate through your house, that is what boilers are for (Volume).
Thats what I thought. But my boiler is set at 165 degrees. Most folks don't know this but boilers don't boil A high temperature for a boiler is 190 degrees.
My stove runs between 400 - 500 degree 24/7
For that water/pipes not to heat up is hard for me to believe. My water tank that delivers hot water to my sinks isn't even that hot. As long as the flow of water is steady and the water coil large enough, there should be no problem.... right?
George-NJ wrote:I have my custom ss coil hooked right into the return line of the baseboard behind the stove, I have the circulator pump constantly running & the oil burner off. with my 17' of coil in my stove I generate a constant flow of 115-125 degrees. While it's not the 180 that usually would cycle through a system intermittantly, the 115-125 constant flow heats the far off rooms comfortbly where fans never worked. It's nice not having fans humming and always in the way, too.
My coil is not directly over the fire, I was afraid of too much heat. If I had it all over to do again I would've had it closer to the fire.
I have an extra 20' length of the 304 ss that I paid $120 for if anyone in the NJ/PA area wants to buy, PM if interested I'm in NJ 07860 [*]