Steam radiator in Basement?

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      MasterPlumbers
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      We are building out a room in the basement, and there is a discontinued steam pipe in the ceiling directly above where we would like to add a radiator. Is there a way to plumb a steam radiator so that it will work at or below the level of the boiler, and with a 7′ vertical drop in the steam line?

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      hj

      The steam pipe is not the problem. You have to have some way to get the condensed water back to the boiler. And I assume on your system it occurs by gravity, so the radiator has to be above the piping.

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