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Old 05-01-2012, 11:38 PM   #1
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Replacing insulation inside blower compartment of Furnace

In the process of cleaning my return plenum and seailing it, I took out my blower to clean it. Everything was incredibly dirty. There is 1/4" insulation inside the blower compartment that needs to be replaced or just removed. The blower is right next to the heater, and further down the line is the A/C coils. THe unit is in a semi-conditioned space, so I'm not sure if condensation would be an issue if I left the insulation out. Any recomendations as to what kind of insulation I would put in there? It looks like it is just regular black 1/4 inch insulation glued to the sides, but I don't want to just put anything in there with it being next to the furnace.


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Old 05-02-2012, 04:32 AM   #2
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You can use duct wrap. I use spray glue to put it on.


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