5.3102.23 Insulation of Condensate Tank and Boiler Feed

Topic: 
Hydronic Heating (Hot Water and Steam)
Subtopic: 
Equipment Installation
Desired Outcome: 
Tank heat loss reduced
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
5.3102.23a
Hazardous material

Potential ACMs will be handled in accordance with SWS 2.0110.2 Potential Asbestos-Containing Materials

Hazardous materials will be handled in accordance with applicable local laws and codes before work will begin

Ensure safe environment and work place

5.3102.23b
New tank (tank already installed)

Tank will be clean and leak free before installing insulation

Tank and associated piping/connections will be continuously and completely insulated to material and thickness in accordance with ASHRAE ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, www.ashrae.org 90.1

Insulation will be covered by a water-resistant shell/layer/ insulation jacket

Insulate tank to applicable standard

Protect feed water pump

5.3102.23c
Existing tank without insulation

Tank will be clean and leak free before installing insulation

Tank and associated piping/connections will be continuously and completely insulated to material and thickness in accordance with ASHRAE ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, www.ashrae.org 90.1

Insulation will be covered by a water-resistant shell/layer/ insulation jacket

Insulate tank to applicable standard

Protect feed water pump

5.3102.23d
Insulation replacement

Existing insulation will be safely removed and properly disposed of

Tank will be clean and leak free before installing insulation

Tank and associated piping/connections will be continuously and completely insulated to material and thickness in accordance with ASHRAE ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, www.ashrae.org 90.1

Insulation will be covered by a water-resistant shell/layer/ insulation jacket

Ensure worker safety

Ensure proper disposal of older material

Insulate tank to applicable standard

Protect feed water pump

5.3102.23e
Education

Any insulation removed will be replaced to meet or exceed ASHRAE ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, www.ashrae.org 90.1

Maintain insulation integrity for the life of the equipment