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My house is 1600 sq ft. How many btu boiler do I need for heating?

Post created: 2016-02-24 Type of Equipment: Boiler Views: 45

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On 2016-02-25 Gary wrote:

Before you decide on a boiler, you should have a load calculation done to determine how many BTU's you will need. Besides square footage, a load calculation takes into account the size and type of windows and doors in your home, type of roofing, flooring and siding, climate, and other factors. 

The size of a boiler and furnace used to be determined largely by square footage, but a load calculation is much more accurate and by determining what size boiler is needed, it will also improve the unit's efficiency. If you would like to have a contractor perform a load calculation, we can help you find one, here.

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