Summer boiler operation
I presently use an electric hot water heater for use as a domestic hot water source in the summer months. I have been told that I cannot shut down my oil fired boiler in the summer months as it will leak from the gaskets and cause corrosion of the heat exchanger. The boiler is installed in the living space of the home (not below grade) and I turn off the power to the boiler in May and turn it back on in the fall. I feel that I save fuel oil by doing this - am I wrong?
Posted Sep 11, 2009 10:18 AM ET
Edited Sep 11, 2009 10:51 AM ET
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