# Baseboard Heating Systemrecommended Boiler Water Temperature

• ### Oil Boiler and Inconsistent Domestic Water Temperature

When the boiler isn t needed for heating it only runs maybe 3 times a day for about 10 minutes That s less than a 1/2 gallon a day 15 gallons a month even at 3/gal that s like 45 You ll spend more than that with an electric water heater

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• ### Your combi boilers ideal temperature for central heating

These control the output temperature for the radiators and the hot water temperature To maximise efficiency we recommend setting your radiator dial to 75 degrees and your hot water to 60 degrees Once you ve got your boiler running at the optimal temperature you ll want to set the timer for when you need heating the most

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• ### Ideal water temperature for baseboard heat

I will be replacing my old steam heat system with a high efficiency boiler with a combination of radiant underfloor and baseboard heaters I was told that running 180 degree water to baseboard heaters was old technology and was inefficient The supposed more efficient method would be to run longer runs of fin tube at a lower temperature

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• ### Oil Boiler and Inconsistent Domestic Water Temperature

When the boiler isn t needed for heating it only runs maybe 3 times a day for about 10 minutes That s less than a 1/2 gallon a day 15 gallons a month even at 3/gal that s like 45 You ll spend more than that with an electric water heater

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• ### LOW TEMPERATURE HIGH EFFICIENCY BASEBOARD

Traditional hot water heating systems are designed around Designline s new low temperature baseboard allows low temperature condensing boiler applications as well as standard or high output applications providing maximum output at variable supply water temperatures

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• ### Sizing Baseboard JLC Online

Also assume the boiler outlet temperature is 180°F and the baseboard used has a rated output of 600 Btu/hr/ft with 200°F water Step 1 T inle t = 180°F Step 2 From Graph B the circuit flow rate is estimated to be 5 5 gpm

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• ### What temperature should a condensing boiler be set at

Most modern boilers will have a digital dial that allows you to set the output temperature For combi boilers the recommended output temperature for the radiators is 75 °C and for the water is between 50 °C and 60 °C You shouldn t need to adjust these output temperatures as

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• ### Can high temperature baseboard co exist with

densing occurs naturallywhen the combustion vapors cool below their dewpoint they will condense back to liquid Water temperature has the greatest impact on whether the flue gases in a boiler will condense or not And it s all related to the dewpoint of the combustion gases Oilfired systems want to keep the water above 140°F to prevent the gases from condensing while gas systems generally want to be above 130°F to prevent condensing With a Mod/Con boiler the water temperature in the return needs to be 130°F

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• ### Baseboard ConsiderationsLake Country Geothermal

The primary consideration is that the baseboard system was likely sized assuming hot water supply temperature of 180F or higher however the practical maximum supply water temperature for a geothermal heat pump system is approximately 140F So it s essential to determine which rooms will need additional heating

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• ### Home Heating Understanding Hot Water Boiler Systems

For example if the target temperature is 70 degrees and the deadband is ± 2 degrees the thermostat will let the temperature drop to 68 degrees before switching on the boiler If you widen the deadband to ± 5 degrees the system will allow the temperature to fall to 65 degrees which is somewhat cooler but still comfortable for most people

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• ### Ideal operating temperature for hot water slat fin

The W M baseboard emits 650 BTU/hr per running foot at an average water temp of 170F which is about what you get with an entering water temperature of 180F It ll put out about 350 BTU/hr per foot at an AWT of 130F which is about where it will be with 140F entering water temperature

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• ### How to properly size finned tube baseboard heat emitters

To achieve 15 output boost would require the air temperature entering the baseboard to be about 54° F assuming 170° F water in the baseboard While such low floor level air temperatures might have existed in homes during the middle of 20th century when the heating effect factor was discovered these temperatures are not common in

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• ### Loop system hot water heating Q A

As you can see when the average water temperature of a 4 gpm flow through the baseboard is 180 degrees F each linear foot of baseboard will put out 610 Btu/hr However if you lower the average water temperature to 140 degrees F each linear foot of baseboard will only put out 340 Btu/hr

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• ### Condensing Boilers and Low Temperature Baseboard

5 Boiler supply temperatures to the domestic hot water tank were set at 180°F or higher for five of the six homes Phase II Benchtop Research 1 Any control technique that reduces the return water temperature including lowering the boiler setpoint and/or reducing the loop flow rate will significantly improve the achieved efficiency 2

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• ### Can high temperature baseboard co exist with

With a Mod/Con boiler the water temperature in the return needs to be 130°F or below for its flue gases to con dense With return water in that temperature range the flue gases will condense and the boiler will be operating at or near its published efficiency rating Whenever the return water climbs above 130°F which is higher than the

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• ### Pros and Cons of Baseboard Heaters John C Flood

Hydronic Baseboard Heating A more energy efficient and rare type of baseboard heating called hot water or hydronic baseboard heating that is often installed with radiant flooring uses a boiler to send hot water from unit to unit via pipes A hydronic heater system seals the water within the system and doesn t require any kind of

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• ### HOT WATER BASEBOARD HEATING BASIC AND TUTORIALS

Baseboard panels mounted around the outer perimeter of the home provide a curtain of warmth that surrounds those inside Radiant heat rays warm the room surfaces Rising currents of convected warm air block out drafts and cold Walls stay warm and cold spots are eliminated A boiler provides water between 120 and 210 degrees F

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• ### Rule of Thumb for Fin Tube Hot Water Baseboards Per Sq Ft

Other Heating Resistance Boiler 13 5 KW ComfortMax 75 Post by lsayre Sun Dec 27 2015 4 03 pm For what its worth I E nothing my initial ballpark guess for residential 3/4 fin tube baseboard heating is that for every 18 square feet of indoor floor space that a room in the average home has it requires 1 linear foot of hot water fin

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• ### Desirable Water Temp for Baseboard HeatHouzz

A boiler that runs more is going to be more efficient because it will spend less time re warming the water that cooled down while waiting for the next call for heat which causes it to have to flame up longer to reach the water temperature set point again If your boiler is cast iron 140Â° is a safe minimum baymee

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• ### How does a hot water baseboard heating system work

Let s start with the boiler which can be powered either by gas oil or electricity The boiler takes in water from the water supply system and heats it to a high temperature The heated water then feeds into the baseboard heating system s pipes with the piping leading from the boiler

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• ### Noisy Baseboard Heater How to Make It Quiet

When space is heated the thermostat shuts the heating element off and the baseboard cools down quickly Cranking up the thermostat won t heat the space more quickly it just increases your energy bill Every degree above 68°F is an increase of about 5 on your bill Hot Water Hydronic Baseboard Heaters

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• ### Lowering Water Temperature in Existing Hydronic

In most areas of North America it is still legal to design hydronic heating systems around relatively high supply water temperature Several manufacturers of fin tube baseboard currently publish heat output rating tables for water temperatures of up to 220ºF Fan coil heat output is often listed up to 200ºF water temperature

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• ### How to Drain Refill a Baseboard Heater System eHow

Hot water from a boiler warms a hydronic heating system s baseboards The temperature across a properly functioning baseboard often called a radiator remains even over its entire surface Over time sediment builds up in the heating system s pipes baseboards and expansion tank

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• ### What temperature should baseboard heat be set at

Furthermore what temperature should baseboard heat be Typical hot water baseboard radiation systems use standard supply water temperatures of 180° which is circulated through the copper and aluminum fin tube piping arrangement to heat the desired space and returns back to the boiler at approximately 160° 20° Delta T

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• ### Boiler Temperature Set Points For Residential Baseboard

All I have to work with is a simple mechanical thermostat with one setting I set the on temp around 180 degrees and it shuts down whenever the thermostat clicks off The boiler easily keeps up even when the temps are down around 35 to 40 outside The gauge shows around that 180 degrees

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• ### What s the best temperature for a condensing boiler to be

This is the temperature at which water droplets form For natural gas boilers the dew point is around 55C In other words the water in the return pipe needs to be 55C or lower or your boiler will

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• ### Lowering Water Temperature in Existing Hydronic

This issue of idronics discusses techniques for lowering the water temperature in existing systems to make them compatible with modern high efficiency heat sources It shows how reductions to heating loads impact supply water temperature It exams practical methods for modifying existing distribution systems and adding supplemental heat emitters

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• ### What can cause a hot water baseboard heating system to

If it reaches the target temperature fairly quickly but the house takes forever to heat up your baseboards are too small and the water temperature will need to be increased If on the other hand it takes a very long time for the system to reach its target hot water temperature we will need to look at the source side of the system

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• ### Hydronic Systems Designing for Setbac Operation

water heating Application New single and multifamily Year Tested 2012–2013 will actually increase as the outdoor temperatures increase and the boiler sup ply temperature decreases Looking Ahead This is followed by proper sizing of the boiler and baseboard to ensure the needed capacity can be met Finally control settings must be

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• ### Boiler Piping Flow Pipe Sizing Quality HVAC Heating 101

All manufacturers of cast iron boilers want the Delta Δ T of the boiler with a certain range Some are 20°F while others are 30°F Exceeding this range of temperature will cause problems with any boiler as you are replacing hot water with colder water with a greater temperature range than any engineering of cast iron boilers can overcome

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• ### What Causes a Heating Boiler to Make Noise When Firing

A hot water heating boiler is supposed to operate at a temperature just below water s boiling point typically around 180 degrees Fahrenheit In areas with hard water mineral deposits can form

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• ### How Do Hot Water Baseboard Heaters Work

The quantity of water in baseboard hot water heating systems needs to be kept at a constant volume and any loss of water has to be compensated from an overhead tank that contains the water storage The functioning of the boiler is connected to thermostats in the room or rooms being heated and when the temperature reading on these thermostats

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• ### ﻿Hot Water Boiler Maximum Temperature

PEX Hot Water Line Temperature RatingInspectionNews May 25 2017 I looked at a house yesterday where a number of the hot water heating pipes for the boiler were replaced with the orange PEX tubes The stamped temperature rating on the tubing is 180 degrees so I ran the boiler for a while to see how high the boiler temperature would go

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• ### Home Heating Understanding Hot Water Boiler Systems

Many older boiler heating systems are gravity systems and rely on the fact that steam naturally rises to the highest point in the system Contemporary systems on the other hand circulate hot water through the pipes at a temperature between 180 and 190 degrees Fahrenheit which reduces the amount of energy needed to heat the water but requires the addition of a circulation pump

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• ### Boiler Primary Loop Hydronic Heating System Primary Loops

Primary Loop Piping is commonly used in boiler heating systems that run needing multiple temperatures or contstant temperature at the hydronic boiler is required Primary Loop Piping allows non condensing boilers to maintain a heat level in the boiler high enough to allow the boiler

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• ### Boiler is hot water pressure is good but no heat to

My house is in Long Island New York U S I have a 2 zones each with a Taco 007 F 5 circulator pump hot water gas boiler Burnham Series 2 Model B installed on Oct 12 2001 baseboard heating

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