Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC/Home boiler system


I have an outside boiler which heats my house (about 2,500 SF) works fine but I would like to add (2)two steam radiators (one in one of the bedrooms and the other in my outside greenhouse).  Since these radiators were designated for steam I realize that they are different and will probably require some added TLC to function correctly.  

What did I need to do to make them works correctly?

Do you have photos of the radiators?  please send them if you do.

Also, Due to the fact that radiators "radiate" heat, cast iron radiators may not be the best choice to temper greenhouses.  They can overdry plants, provide uneven heat, and will send the radiant heat to the outdoors directly through the glass of the greenhouse $$.  Most greenhouses use fan powered coils made by Modine, and others.  Some use heat in the ground with radiant pipe.


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Mike Reavis


Questions related to "Wet Heat". This is heating your home, office etc. with radiators, panels, and convector apparatus. Steam and water heat. I can answer questions about boilers, piping,and associated parts of these systems. Please do not ask for specific information about how I feel about one boiler, etc. over another--These questions should be directed to a licensed contractor that you know of, or that your neighbors and colleagues look to to provide solutions.


I have 20 plus years experience, which has lead to passing my state master HVAC license.


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