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econoline 11-21-2007 08:18 AM

Gas furnace flue
Gents, I just built a new garage.
I was given a propane gas hot air furnace, supposedly in good shape, to heat it with.
Is there a way to vent this thru the side wall?

What type of vent pipe is needed?

Is the vent piping for oil the same? (in case I decided to switch in the future)

Thanks, Al

scorrpio 11-21-2007 09:00 AM

The answer depends entirely and totally upon what the furnace manufacturer lists as valid forms of venting for this model. Locate and read the documentation.

Far as switching to oil - again, entirely depends on what type of vent an oil furnace is specced for. However, ceramic-lined masonry chimneys usually have to be relined when switching fuel types. Steel vents might only require an inspection and maybe a cleaning.

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