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Larry
Safely insulating HW pipes near boiler

I used polyethylene foam to insulate HW heating pipes more than 6 ft from the boiler, but I'm hesitent to use it right near the boiler because it may be a fire hazard. Fiberglass looks like a pain the apply, and I'm not sure neopreme is an less of a fire hazard. What's the best material to use? The system has 6 zones plus an indirect DHW tank with it's own pump.

NashuaTech
Re: Safely insulating HW pipes near boiler

Fiberglass comes in handy lengths that are slipped on & clamped---I'll try to find a website & post back.

Update: mfgrs are Knauf, Ultragard, LDC, and Armacell---some products avaialbel at a few Home Depot stores, otherwise, consult the Yellow Pages under "Heating-Parts" for plumbing/heating supply houses in your area.

At the 1st site scroll down to "Pipe Insulation".

http://faryal.net/insulate-weatherze-heating-systems-6-4.html
http://www.metrosupplycollc.com/Knauf_Insulation.html

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