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I have a vent-free fireplace in a rental house I just bought but Section 8 code only allows vented. Anyone have a pic or link or could describe how you would vent this through the wall behind the fireplace. What kind of materials would you use?
 

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I don't think a vent free can be vented without affecting it's UL listing. With that being said...

That would be a good enough reason for me to be able to turn down a rental application for Section 8. I have only rented to one in over 25 years and will never do it again.
 

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Get rid or it or buy one that can be vented. Not cheap and the vent pipes really expencive.
Another way to go is replace it with an electric one.
 
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