A Boxford homeowner with an old inefficient gas boiler in need of replacement received rebates along with 0% financing through Mass Save and will now enjoy lower heating bills. In this project Absolute Precision Plumbing Heating & Cooling replaced the old boiler with a high efficiency Burnham Alpine gas boiler along with a 60 gallon indirect fired water heater by SuperStor.
This project took place in July so the household didn’t need heat. But they did need to have hot water during the time it took for Absolute Precision to remove the old equipment, install the new, and get the plumbing inspector in. Ken and his team set up a temporary hot water supply and once the old equipment was removed they constructed a wall where the new Burnham Alpine and the associated valves and peripherals would be housed.
The new boiler is 95% efficient as opposed to the old boiler which was originally 80% but after thirty years was probably running at about 70%. The system has 3 zones–1 for the first floor, another for the second floor, and the third for domestic hot water. Each zone is valved off making it possible to isolate a zone if the need arises in the future.
The new hot water tank is a 60 gallon SuperStor. It is stainless steel and has a lifetime warranty. The system is no longer direct vented into the chimney making for a much cleaner installation that takes up less space. As usual Absolute Precision has installed this system according to code with safety features such as a low water cutoff.
Since a heating system replacement is not something you do every day we make videos like this one so that homeowners can easily see how the process plays out in different scenarios. The video above was not an emergency and was pretty straightforward in that we replaced a gas boiler with another gas boiler.
A similar gas to gas replacement in Andover resulted in the homeowner reclaiming basement real estate–a welcome surprise. Check out Andover boiler replacement.
Another case of where rebates and incentives available through Mass Save played a big part was this oil to gas conversion in Lynnfield. The homeowners were planning a massive renovation which would almost double their living space.
If you have a furnace rather than a boiler this video is about a furnace replacement in Lynnfield. A sump pump failure caused his furnace to fail so we replaced the furnace and also installed a fail-safe sump pump system.
Here is more information on high efficiency heating systems.
For more information about rebates and incentives, or to arrange a free consultation for a heating system upgrade contact us or call 978-774-8835.