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mrseebro 01-05-2008 04:57 PM

garage furnace
 
i have been given a new 60,000btu gibson 80+ afue downflow furnace for my garage, i'm wondering if it can be mounted on the wall 3 feet off the floor with a filter rack on top, with plenum box/closed in shelf with a rectangular difusser (to match whatever esp that is needed for the installation) under it. I don't want to have a bunch of ductwork if possible, the garage is 24x24, 11' ceilings. i know 60,000btu is a bit overkill for that size of room. space is limited, i'm tired of freezing and my stuff freezing.
Thank you in advance for any suggestions, tips or recommendations.:thumbup:
Happy New Year

hvac122 01-05-2008 08:32 PM

As long as its a sheetmetal box it should be OK. The furnace is most likely not designed to sit on wood. Code here is at least 18" off the floor.

bigMikeB 01-05-2008 09:04 PM

The burners have to be 18" off the floor not the unit. You can't put it tight to the wall it has a minimum clearance of 1' on the back I believe, it should have a spec plate on it.

mrseebro 01-07-2008 07:25 AM

thank you big mikeb and hvac122


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