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Telluride, Colorado Custom Radiant & Snow Melt

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Telluride, Colorado Custom Radiant & Snow Melt

Pete Cassidy and Mark Perpar of Par Mechanical designed and installed this beautiful system near Telluride, Colorado. It is an 8,200-sq.ft. home with a guest house and 1,000- sq.ft. of snow melt space.

The homeowner came to Par Mechanical with the goal of improving energy efficiency and reducing heating bills for this new construction project. Par had worked on a previous system of theirs.

Lochinvar Knight boilers and Squire indirect water heaters were installed along with Grundfos Alpha pumps. This made zoning the project with a tekmar thermostat system and Caleffi zone valves a great fit. Caleffi air eliminators were used in multiple places to separate air in each of the loops and critical points in the system. Extensive care was taken to give this boiler room a showroom feel. The whole job was designed to minimize exposed pipes by running them behind diamond plate, yet still leaving the system serviceable. The goal was to make a 95% efficient system, not to just install high efficiency boilers. The Caleffi components help keep the system noise free and responsive to large zone calls for heat with high Cv zone valves. The quality of work and attention to detail is a great fit for this luxury home at the bottom of the slopes.


This project was originally uploaded to the Caleffi Excellence Contest. Click the link to see more job sites like this.

1 Comment

  1. Greg Gibbs
    Greg Gibbs11-22-2013

    Wow…one of the best put together mechanical rooms I’ve ever seen. Great job!

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