hi all, we have a gas fired boiler supplying radiator heat in
our home controlled by a programable thermostat. for the past few
days it appears the temp in the house never rises above 78 degrees
(reading on the thermostat). we have it set to run at 80 during our
up time, and lower at night. i've notice that the radiators don't
appear to be be as hot as they normally are; they have all been bled.
could someting be going on with the thermostat or the boiler itself???
the boiler runs but the house just doesn't appear to be as warm as it
usually is, any info, thoughts appreciated
I don't know where you live, but why would you want it to be 80. We live in
a cold part of the world (Ontario) and have been down to 35 below this
winter. We keep our thermostat at 71 and sometimes thats too warm if we're
active that day.
I'm a senior and I'm quite comfortable at 71 degrees.
One big factor is humidity. If you don't have enough, even 80 can seem
chilly. And 80, especially without proper humidity, is bad for yourt health,
your furniture, your furnace and your budget.
I suspect you may also have drafts.
Is the burner cycling on and off. I suspect it is labouring mightily to hit
80 but not quite making it. That could also be dangerous if it overheats
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