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Old 11-19-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Repositioning Hot Water Baseboard Piping


Is it possible to create a secondary loop in hot water baseboard heat? In other words, I am thinking of putting in a "T" to the current set-up to add a section of heat piping to a wall that currently does not have it. Right now the piping is making a turn on an inside wall and I would like to also continue into the next room along the outside wall.

Sorry, I hope this is clear enough, I could not figure out how to add either pictures or drawings.
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Old 11-19-2009, 04:59 PM   #2
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Can't tell much from your drawing.

If you tee off a baseboard. Then you decrease teh amount of water that was flowing through the original baseboard.

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Old 11-20-2009, 09:08 AM   #3
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Ayuh,.... I'd think you'd be happier with the results it you elbow off to the new run,+ then double back to elbow back in where you took off...
That way you still have a postive flowable loop...
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