Timing on bulk pellets purchases has less to do with the calendar, and more to do with how much pellets you have left in your bulk bin or silo. You will want to buy pellets at least 3 tons at a time, or you may end up paying a surcharge. You should monitor […]
It’s possible to leave the oil (or propane, natural gas, wood) boiler in place and tie your new pellet boiler in with it. You will most likely need a separate flue, particularly if there’s a chance that both boiler may run at the same time. That is the case if, for example, a […]
Steam systems are still found in many buildings here in the US. These systems required some smart minds to design and the maintenance of these systems is a dying art. Unfortunately these systems are inherently inefficient, almost profoundly so. To work, these systems have to heat up every bit of pipe between the […]
This is a question sometimes asked by homeowners. The more advanced pellet boilers of today do require a trained professional to set up the equipment and perform the commissioning. A professional will be able to check and adjust settings, check flue gas composition and temperature, and otherwise ensure that everything is installed to code.
Of course […]