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Old 07-28-2011, 07:46 PM   #1
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i need to vent my gas boiler how do i go about it

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is this a new boiler? was there an old boiler there? follow the manufacterers installation instructions.

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Old 07-28-2011, 08:37 PM   #3
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thanks, it is due to a house inspection the boiler is about 12 years old
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i understand that i need a fan in a can
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:47 PM   #5
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i understand that i need a fan in a can
Come again? Who huh...
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:54 PM   #6
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fan in a can refers to getting makeup air for my gas boiler. the air has to come from the outside
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:36 PM   #7
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Just because some home inspector tells you that it now needs make up air. What changes have been done to cause this non-professional to think he knows more than the hvac guy that installed the system 12 years ago. I would really take stuff like this with a grain of salt, and get a second opinion from a hvac guy that is not recommended or related to either the realtor, or home inspector.

If you wish, you can check with your local city or county to see what their view point is on this. Unless your home is so air tight that there is no way no fresh air can enter, then yes you would/may need some way of getting make up air for combustible type appliances to not use up air in the home when windows & doors are closed.

Again, go get a second opinion from someone in your town not related to this inspection company (ie the company that maintains or installed the equipment). They have the tools to check the equipment & experience in using the equipment. I look at most home inspectors authority no more trust worthy as the guy/gal on tv telling you the weather outside.
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:57 PM   #8
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yes i agree
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Old 07-29-2011, 12:42 AM   #9
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I totally agree with the above posts.That being said and true,I would suggest that for Christmas you get those that think butting heads with inspectors is a game that they use these cinder blocks to bounce their heads against in between inspections.

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