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Old 01-18-2013, 07:46 PM   #1
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House not heating evenly


I have a single story house and notice that the rooms closet to the hvac system heat/cool faster and get more air flow. Is there something i should check and do in order to have a balanced air flow throughout the house?
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Most outlets can be adjusted to balance the heat/cooling output. In your case it would involve dampening down the outlets closest to your furnace.
This should always be followed by a furnace temp rise test to make sure your adjustments are not causing the furnace to run too hot.

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Most outlets can be adjusted to balance the heat/cooling output. In your case it would involve dampening down the outlets closest to your furnace.
This should always be followed by a furnace temp rise test to make sure your adjustments are not causing the furnace to run too hot.
I tried that but does not seemed to work well... I was wondering about putting adjustable dampers on the plenum so there would be less back pressure and wasted air-flow. I was thinking of using some type of air flow meter to set the dampers. Your thoughts?
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Do you have adequate return air vents in the far end of the house? If they are adequately sized the system will work better when you throttle down the supply registers close to the furnace since cooler air will be drawn in when the fan is operating.

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Do you have adequate return air vents in the far end of the house? If they are adequately sized the system will work better when you throttle down the supply registers close to the furnace since cooler air will be drawn in when the fan is operating.

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The only return vents are located on the bottom of the furnace in the part of the house that the air flows better.. No return on other end of the house where the air does not flow good. To put return air in the other part of the house can not possibly be done due to the fact that the furnace has the return at the bottom of it locate in the wall...
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