Friday, December 9, 2011

Featured Installation: Froling P4 Fully Automatic Wood Pellet Boiler-Bethel, VT

Polly and John are happy! They just got their new Froling P4 32/38 started before winter officially kicked in. Their apartment received damage from Tropical Storm Irene and they lost everything in their basement including their source of heat. They had already planned on installing a Froling P4 pellet boiler at a later date, but because of the storm it made it the right time to replace their old inefficient oil boiler. The installation is almost complete except for their permanent fuel store room and insulating the thermal storage tank. The Froling P4 will be their only boiler, so it is also controlling and heating the domestic hot water tank. They have also integrated a new energy efficient Grundfos Alpha pump into their heating system.

Right out side their door, there is a lot of activity going on. The town of Bethel, VT received a lot of damage from the storm. The main bridge in town is being replaced and tons of gravel and stone is being brought in to repair damaged VT Route 107. Please check out the photos and quick video below.

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System Installed: Froling P4 32/38 wood pellet boiler
Thermal Storage: 300 gallons
Fuel Store: Not completed. It will be an approximately a 10 ton inside fuel store room with an Ecobox System.
Building Description: 5,000 sq. ft 5-unit apartment building.
Heating System: It is currently baseboard radiation, but will be adding panel heaters.
Completed Date: December 2011
Installed By: AHT Plumbing and Heating Sharon, VT 802-763-2200 www.ahtph.com

 

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Front View of the House

Froling P4 Automatic Wood Pellet Boiler
Froling P4 32/38 with 300 Gallon Thermal Tank (still needs insulation)

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Grundfos Alpha Pump
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5-Zone Heating System

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Indirect Hot Water Heater

…and the Tropical Storm Irene clean-up continues around them.

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Their backyard. The White River is in the background.

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The bridge  which is being replaced. The water actually over-flowed the deck of the bridge.

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New Temporary Bridge being rolled out.

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Crossing the river to get another load of stone to repair Route 107.

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This is where the trains dump their load of gravel.

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