[Summit] Solar electricity and gas heating

Coryndon Luxmoore coryndon at luxmoore.com
Thu May 19 08:18:05 CDT 2016


My conversion was a steam system. The only issue we have had is knocking in
the pipes because of the change in how fast the new boiler works.

I was blessed with a gas connection for the unit already so I saved on the
connection cost that Ethan notes in the other thread.

On Wed, May 18, 2016, 4:33 PM Sharon Waldman <slwaldman at cox.net> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
>
> Thank you so much to all the helpful responses we received both regarding
> solar panels and our dead boiler issue! This is what community is all about!
>
> We are waiting to hear more about the solarizing community project in
> connection with the West Broadway Neighborhood Association, and hope that
> works out.
>
> Also, for the boiler issue, a number of people suggested looking into
> converting to natural gas from oil. Since we are lucky that it is not
> winter and we can go without hot water for a while, we are looking into
> that option.
>
> With this in mind, has anyone ever done the conversion with a steam
> heating system? If so, how cumbersome, expensive, cost-efficient
> (long-term), etc. was it? Also who did the work and would you recommend
> them.
>
> As always, thanks for being such fabulous neighbors!!
>
> Sincerely,
> Sherry
> Greaton Drive
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