The easiest way to determine how much energy it takes to heat your house is to take a reading of your gas meter at 8:00 AM each day for two or three days during your coldest weather period and record the amount of gas used each 24 hours. Then knowing the volume of gas used each 24 hours, multiply the volume by the heating value to determine the energy used. Divide by 24 hours to get the average input per hour. Add 50% to that and you will have enough capacity for any winter day.
You can also record the volume used during a short period of time that the heating device is on, 5 minutes is what I used, and determine what your current rate of energy input is. This can be done any time of year.
The boiler will heat up the water that comes out of the tap or is used in the radiators. Also the kettle will heat up cold water to make a cup of coffee or tea
We use heat in our homes to keep us warm during the winter. We also use heat in our home espcailly in our kitchen to heat our food.
Exclude all draughts by making sure the doors and windows fit and sealPut thick insulation on the floor of the loft space to cover it completelyPut cavity wall insulation in place if possible or insulate the outer walls with an insulating covering.Replace the doors and windows with double or triple glazed units.If possible insulate the ground floor material.Use a condensing boiler.
Two examples of heat conduction that are observable in everyday life:- heat conduction through walls- heat conduction through clothing- heat conduction from many home appliances
I think you're talking about a heat engine or heat mover..
In order to determine what size boiler you need, you will need to have a Manual J Load Calculation performed on your home.
Figure out the heat load of the home first. (U factor of all areas X sq. ft. X design temperature difference) In sizing the boiler, multiply the efficiency by the input. Example: 140M Munchkin at 92%AFUE will give you 140X.92= 128,800 btuh of usable heat. lc
When it no longer provides heat such as it is leaking or it cannot pass a boiler inspectors inspection
None. Probably the home was built for forced air and converted to boiler/baseboard heating.
This question depends on alot of things. You should find a reliable HVAC company to run a manual j (sizing of hvac equipment) load calculation on your home. there are so many things that take part in sizing an a/c unit that if not done propperly than you could serious problems.
Why are you bringing a gas boiler to my back door?I am assuming you meant to ask about getting a gas boiler through YOUR back door. If that was the intended question the answer is. . . probably.Natural gas and Oil fired boilers come in many different configurations. For the average home there will be many which will be large enough to meet your needs and also fit through a standard exterior door.However, boiler sizing is very tricky and should be done by a professional, (not to mention installation) Most suppliers will do the sizing for the pleasure of selling you a boiler, and most work closely with the installer to make sure that it gets installed properly.More information on boiler installation and sizing can be found at http://www.heatinghelp.com/With a little reading I am sure you will convince yourself that hydronics can be as tricky and technical as any medical procedure and you will probably not want to tackle it yourself.
on hot water heat with a boiler you should pressurize the system then open the bleeders
It is the number of BTU`s per hour lost by the home due to lack of insulation, doors without weather stripping, inefficient windows and many other factors. This calculation is normally used to properly size a furnace or boiler to a particular house. Total building heat gain would be the calculation used to size an air conditioning unit. The tool used to figure both of these would be the Manual J form.
replace boiler in our home
A hydronic heater works by using a boiler system to heat the water and then is pumped throughout the house in order to heat the specific area of a home.
Most coal is burnt to provide heat in a home's fireplace, or to heat a water boiler in a steam engine, or in a coal-fired power station.
This heat exchanger works wonders (with a sufficiently sized boiler). http://triangletube.com/HeatExchangers/MaxiFlo/HEMaxiFloOverview.htm