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How to create a duel system for home heating... I want to link a multi fuel stove to an existing oil system. 12 radiators. Charnwood stove.

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Mother Earth News offers sugestions on how to set your home up for dual fuel systems. Check out www.motherearthnews.com

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2005 honda accord I have heat only on passenger side not on driver side


Hi you got duel system it can be the actuator that open the hot and cold vent or simply be a block heater core the radiator that inside the dash on duel system they install the radiator in the middle half on the right and the other half on the left dirt acumulate at one end of that raditor and prevent heat on one side last week at my shop subaru outback lots of heat on one side cold on the other side i slush the heatwr core when on a road test after my fingwr were burning so mush heat good luck and thanks fot using fixya

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Hot Water Steam Efficiency Plus Comfort


Steam heat is a great warm, wonderful, and absolutely fabulous way to heat your house. Steam heat is almost always created from water in a boiler fueled by gas, oil or electricity. It then passes through pipes and radiators or convectors to heat your home. A steam heating system uses steam that is generated from a boiler. When the water boils, the steam rises through the pipes and into the radiators to heat them. The hot radiators then heat your home.

Steam is a great heat distribution medium because it moves easily through your system and it has an extremely high heat-holding capacity. The heat-holding capacity of steam is much greater than that of water. Steam heating systems often operate at very low pressures and usually under 220°F. Steam heat is usually distributed by either one or two pipe systems. In a case of a one-pipe steam heating system, a single main serves the dual purpose of supplying steam to the heat exchanger and allowing condensate to run back from the radiators also. A two-pipe system has two connections from each heat exchanger or radiator. In this system, steam and condensate flow in separate piping from each other. With a steam system all pipes must be well insulated and you must use pipe insulation rated for steam piping. If the insulation is removed the system will no longer work as designed. Noise and all sorts of problems will come from uninsulated piping.

When you have radiators on upper floors or radiators that are further from the boiler they should be adjusted to release more air to compensate for the increased air volume in the piping due to the distance from the boiler. If you have a valve that is clogged with mineral deposits or stuck shut, no air will be able to get out of the piping. Because of this no steam can enter the radiator, so it doesn't heat up. This will block the movement of steam into the radiator, or cause a very noisy hammering as pressurized steam tries to get through this water "dam".

Steam radiators need to have a valve that allows air to escape at a controlled rate so that the radiator can heat up. Steam heating systems will also lose a little bit of water all the time, so there has to be water makeup so that you do not run your boiler dry. Steam heating systems without an automatic water feeder are not safe. You will risk serious boiler damage should boiler water be lost. If the boiler runs dry it could also explode if water is placed into it while it is hot. There should always be a low water cutoff installed on every steam system. Therefore on a steam boiler the automatic water feeder serves as a safety device also.

It is very important that you find someone that is very familiar with steam heating systems when repairing or installing steam heating. Incorrectly designed, installed, steam systems and condensate piping is a huge problem in today's buildings and facilities. There are not many qualified to design and install properly operating steam heating systems. Incorrect steam piping will always cause costly premature failure of steam equipment such as steam coils, heat exchangers, and control valves. Not to mention the higher cost of operating a system that is not working efficiently.
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on Dec 29, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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Alternative Heating Pellet Stoves and Pellet Inserts


Pellet stoves usually use wood pellets as their primary heat source. A pellet stove is defined as a stove that burns either compressed wood or biomass pellets to make heat to warm a home or other space.

Pellet stoves come as either free-standing units or fireplace pellet inserts which can be vented into an existing chimney. As an insert, you are able to replace your wood burning stove with this efficient and cost effect stove. Inserts also give the homeowner more of the look of a fireplace than that of a pellet stove. Pellet inserts can also be a great alternative for people who have busy lifestyles and are looking to get the beauty of a fire but prefer a cleaner burning renewable heat source.

Pellet stoves are freestanding structures that can give you the feeling that an old pot bellied stove did, tucked into a corner of a living room, den, or kitchen. Either the pellet inserts or freestanding stoves are a great alternative heating solution for keeping a house warm during the winter.

Many stove manufacturers recommend the using a corn and pellet mixture, but some are UL listed for many fuels other than pellets. These can include wheat, corn, sunflower seeds, and cherry pits.

Pellet stoves are a bit more efficient, burn cleaner, and are easier to use than conventional wood burning stoves. Pellet stoves often look very similar to wood stoves or fireplace inserts, however the similarities end there.

If you are considering burning alternative fuels then you will want to look into a pellet stove as a great way to heat your home. Pellet stoves and pellet insets have many great advantages over regular wood stoves that make them a practical heat for busy lifestyles.

on Dec 07, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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What causes overheating on 92 olds ninty eight with supercharger


over heating comes from the following conditions.1 blocked radiator cores (internal and external)-- 2 external fins have fallen off tubes--3 thermostat is inoperative or not there-- 4 insufficient coolant---5 timing is wrong---6 air /fuel mixture too lean--7 fan is not working ( check electronics if electrical or replace viscous fan hub if mechanical)--- 8 blocked exhaust system--9 air blockage in the cooling system ( bleed out the cooling system at the highest point)--10 incorrect tyre pressure --11 not engaging over drive in transmission--12 brakes dragging
With a supercharger fitted the compressed air after the supercharger is hotter than normal and this will alter the air /fuel ratio too lean---13-- check radiator hoses ( bottom is not sucking in at revs )--14 excessive oil in the sump and transmission. (transmission oil is cooled by a radiator in the radiator tank and excessive hot transmission oil uses the engine coolant to cool the box oil.. Just some ideas to check and eliminate on the way to solving the problem.

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What are the advantages of liquid-fuel stoves?


Liquid-duel stoves have many advantages. They have excellent cold-weather performance, their fuel is inexpensive, they have a highly stable base holds larger cookware, and they take only the amount of fuel that you need.

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I have mazda 6 2004....earlier i have radiater leak...then i repaired...then again it started heavy fuel consumtion...and chek engine indicator appears on dash board...i have engine oil leakege also..


FOR oil leak issue and other problems you mentioned check the following help links:---

Radiator leaking? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/radiator-leaking.html

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consuming more fuel? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/toyota-tercel-consuming-more-fuel.html--------- How to maximize fuel economy on your vehicle? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-maximize-fuel-economy-on-your.html

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Check Engine Light On car? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/check-engine-light-on-car.html

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Common Causes of Car Oil Leaks?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/common-causes-of-car-oil-leaks.html

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Troubleshoot Car Oil leak?

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Car oil leak?

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Car oil leaks from valve cover gasket?

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Rear oil seal leaking?http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/rear-oil-seal-leaking.html

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leaking oil from oil pan?
http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/kia-sportage-leaking-oil-from-oil-pan.html

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leaking oil from timing cover?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/toyota-corolla-leaking-oil-from-timing.html

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How to Check Differential Oil Leaks and Replace Oil
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Oil leaks from air filter on ford?http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/oil-leaks-from-air-filter-on-ford.html

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Solid fuel stove linked to oilsystem with two zone


Put a temperature operated control (aquastat) on the piping of the wood stove so that if it is on, it will interupt the circuit wired to the oil burner at the X&X terminals of the boiler control.As the wood stove cools off, it will close the connection allowing the oil system to fire.

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I'm looking at a KitchenAide KDDT207B duel-fuel used stove to purchase used from a private party I don't know. Are there reliability concerns?


I have this same oven. It began to intermittently fail when using the oven. The error code suggested it was a problem with the keypad. I suspected it was because the electronics was overheating. The electronics for this model is approximately underneath the right front gas top range. What I found was that the failure occured when both the oven and the right front gas range were being used simultaneously. This caused overheating since the electronics has not fan in this model and the heat radiating down from the pan above the gas range is added to the heat coming from the oven below. The electronics is sandwiched between these two heat sources.

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110v Range cords


Most duel fuel ranges need 220 volts. and the outlets are different.

If you can't find a heavy standard real range cord it is because in your area they probably changed the code. Try ordering out of state from Home Depot E bay etc. Or change the outlet.

Jun 16, 2008 | Ovens

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