forced hot water heating system - oil furnace


Postby KAYB » Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:50 pm

What should be done to the system, when the electricity is down and the weather is below freezing? Should the water be draining from the system?
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Postby plumbbob » Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:34 pm

If a wet system cannot be left with power on and the possibility of freezing prevented by a frost stat or leaving the room thermostat set to min and if below zero temperatures are expected, then to prevent serious damage, the system should be entirely drained.
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