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Old 11-29-2011, 08:28 PM   #1
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Chimney not being used, but furnace is connected to chimney


Furnace is connected to chimney. We want to convert everything to gas. Is there a way to have the furnace connect to something else? We would like to redo our kitchen and would like to know if this will be a problem.
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how old is furnace a picture would help I assume its 80% ....if its in a chimney.....if it is replace your furnace with 90% dosen't need a chimney'''
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The furnace is about 8 years old. The exhaust runs thru the chimney.If we switch from oil to gas I assume we will need to get a new furnace anyway and then we could redirect where and how to exhaust the gas out.Is this correct. If we do not switch then we should get a new furnace that is 90% then. Stupid question , what do u mean by 90%?
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The furnace is about 8 years old. The exhaust runs thru the chimney.If we switch from oil to gas I assume we will need to get a new furnace anyway and then we could redirect where and how to exhaust the gas out.Is this correct. If we do not switch then we should get a new furnace that is 90% then. Stupid question , what do u mean by 90%?
90% is the efficiency of the furnace which can be vented to the out side of your house at ceiling level ... and you would not need your chimney...

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