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:
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1 Measure the distance from the vent outlet on the furnace to the chimney. Purchase the required length of galvanized duct from your local home improvement store. Purchase enough
The vent directs fumes from the gas burning through the flue pipe and safely out of your house. Without this vent, you run the serious risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Actually that is pretty high effiency. The best we could hope for is for it to have an exhaust at room temperature. Old low effiency furnaces had exhausts that were as bad as 400-
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.
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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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