Estimated Shipping

Please be advised that our shopping cart estimates some products. These are mostly large items that require either freight delivery or can not be sized correctly shipping via UPS.  We try to set estimates to be close to what actual shipping costs are, but there are times where we just have to guess. When we…

Baseboard BTU’s

Often we are asked how many BTU’s are in a foot of baseboard heating. To answer this, the following must be considered:  is the baseboard heating system electric, steam or water?  For this post we limit it to hot water baseboard. Finding (1) the temperature and rate of the water passing through the baseboard, (2) the size of the copper tube…