Originally Posted by SteveR
I recently purchased a house in Connecticut built circa 1950 with ceiling hydronic heat in the bedroom area and floor hydronic heat in the living room, dining room and kitchen. Pipes are visible in the attic. Some are embedded in the plaster. Floor piping is embeded in the concrete slab. My question is what is the appropriate attic insulation in the two sections of the house?
Is your pipes are copper? I am guessing that they are. If you have copper in cement and
plaster you are really going on borrowed time. Cement eats up copper. You better be thinking real hard about a new system. Paul