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  1. Re: PV Array On an 1836 Antique Colonial Home

    I did look into the solar shingles a few years ago, however, the cost was too much for us to handle. We also have a new roof already installed, so figured a solar array was the way to go. I do...
  2. Re: PV Array On an 1836 Antique Colonial Home

    Thanks Phil I appreciate the reply. We actually have looked into a ground array, however, we would have to cut down about 2 acres of trees in order to achieve this. I tend to agree with you on the...
  3. PV Array On an 1836 Antique Colonial Home

    My wife and I live in a historic 1836 home on an historic common in Massachusetts. For several years we have been in the process of making our home greener. We have insulated and tightened up the...
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    Budeus verses Viessman Oil Boilers

    I am trying to figure out if anyone has had any ideas on replacing a steam boiler with a more energy efficient Viessman or Buderus boiler. I have talked with Dealers and homeowners that own both...
  5. Re: Heating Domestic Hot Water With A Steam Boiler

    Thanks once again for the info. The aquastat is a single set unit and is set at 200, I will check the differential knob today. I looked on line and found the Honeywell model on line with directions...
  6. Re: Heating Domestic Hot Water With A Steam Boiler

    I heat with oil. I just looked at my aquastat and it is a Honeywell Model L4006A2007. Looks like a single function unit? I am reading about the aquastat that I have to be sure we do the correct...
  7. Re: Heating Domestic Hot Water With A Steam Boiler

    Thanks for your information. I have a Burnham Model KV75 boiler installed in 1996 and an indirect Burnham Model # PAL41. I used to use 1800 gallons in a heating season. With the increase of oil...
  8. Heating Domestic Hot Water With A Steam Boiler

    I live in a historic 1836 home that is heated by a steam system. I currently have my hot water heated by an Indirect hot water system heated by my furnace. I use my furnace as a back up for heat and...
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    Heating Hot Water With a Steam System

    I live in a historic 1836 home that is heated by a steam system. I currently have my hot water heated by an Indirect hot water system heated by my furnace. I use my furnace as a back up for heat...
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    Re: How to insulate an 1836 Colonial home

    Sounds like we have the same problem...how do you make an older home more green without health concerns or future problems. I am going to take a look at the celluse web-site and see what I find. If...
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    Re: How to insulate an 1836 Colonial home

    Thanks for the insite to your insulated walls. We are trying to figure out the best way to make our current home green, without later problems. Sounds like I should take a look at the cellous...
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    How to insulate an 1836 Colonial home

    We are trying to become more energy efficient in our 1836 Colonial home. We are located in a Historic District and have to have any exterior renovation approved by our local Board. We would like to...
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