High efficiency, condensing gas furnaces or boilers are capable of achieving combustion efficiencies near 95%. The flue gas stream, typically vented to atmosphere in older mid-efficient heating… Read more “Condensing high efficiency boilers and furnaces. “
Spring may be close on your calendar, however here in Calgary we all know too well that winter can drag on forever it seems. Such is the… Read more “Its been a long cold winter in Calgary. Plan ahead to get your cool on for summer!”
Some Quietside series boilers have been recalled due to overheating issues which may result in fire dangers. Read about the recall notice HERE.
Many of these Quietside hydronic boilers were installed in the Calgary area since about 2007. Problems were intermittent and not all models suffered from the same issues. Most had minor service issues while many others began to leak well before the expected end of their service life. They were found to be difficult for service and repair access due mostly to the compact and cluttered design.
Alberta General Plumbing has on numerous occasions dealt with service requests due to issues with Quiestside hydronic boilers. Service and support availability for these particular models have dwindled to the point where unless salvaging other Quietside boilers, parts are increasingly difficult to source.
Quietside QVM9 replacement options include the NTI Trinity Tx151C combi boiler for instance. The slim compact design with easy service access to the internal boiler components for ease of service and maintenance.
NY Thermal or NTI is an innovative Canadian boiler manufacturer based in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Alberta General Plumbing offers HVAC services in the Calgary and Rockyview areas.
Mostly overlooked by many boiler service technicians and yet so important to the overall operation of the boiler system. The condition of the boiler fluid or water/glycol… Read more “Hydronic system filtration”
Is there a dual purpose hot water tank heating your residential radiant slab. Perhaps an Apollo Hydroswirl water heater? Need to replace an Apollo water heater? About… Read more “Dual purpose hot water tanks on radiant floor heating systems. “
Buying a home or business? Or maybe you’re a seller. Getting a home inspection? Good idea! What about a mechanical system inspection? What’s that? A mechanical system… Read more “Thinking of buying a home or business?”
Alberta General Heating services, repairs and installs garage unit heaters both hydronic and gas fired units. Pictures show 2 of the Reznor unit heater line of unit… Read more “Garage or unit heaters.”