How to Vent a Gas Furnace?


It is not always simple to vent a gas furnace. A lot of the rules for venting depend on the type of furnace, age of building, etc. A two-vent system is probably the safest system. The outside air is used for combustion for the furnace through one vent. A separate vent releases all gases from the flue. This is probably the safest type of system. You must make sure that your vents do not have leaks so gases cannot escape and air cannot enter. You can find more information here:
Q&A Related to "How to Vent a Gas Furnace?"
1. Plan the route you will take for your vent installation. Note that since 90-degree elbows have a tendency to trap gases, most jurisdictions will not allow them. Plan your route
1. Start the burner and inspect the flame. A clean and well burning flame should be predominantly blue and strong in appearance. If the flame isn't blue, the filter may be dirty.
1. Set the compass or drywall circle cutter's gauge to the radius of the vent flange's opening; the opening's radius is half of its diameter. Place the compass or cutter pin at the
1. Turn off the furnace at the thermostat so it will not start while you perform this task. 2. Open the filter panel door located on the front side of the furnace near the intake
1 Additional Answer
Venting a gas furnace is important to keep the gases from coming back into the home. There are two types of vents, the first is a direct vent pipe which expels the gases directly into the atmosphere, typically used in older homes. The other type is standard pipes which is used for newer furnaces which are safer and meet regulations. You can find out more information here:
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