I am looking into getting a Weil-Maclain Ultra boiler installed in my
house, and the spot in my garage where I hope to put it is hit by
driect sunlight from a window during late Fall and Early Winter (say
October to March, more or less). I know some appliances carry
warnings to keep them out of direct sunlight; is this also true of the
Some condensing boilers have built in freeze protection. I know the
Lochinvar Knight boiler does.
To the OP: Shouldn't the installer know this and be concerned? after all,
it's going to be his responsibility to warranty it and service it over the
I don't know if the Ultra has freeze protection, but as the garage is
heated and well insulated, it shouldn't matter. In fact, I am also
looking at reaplcing the current garage hater -- a hanging furnace
that came with the house -- with a unit heater connected to the new
boiler, so it will kind of take care of itself. :)
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