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    Got the flue

    Saw this at a customers next door.

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    Another pic of PVC sticking thru vent cap

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    Love the pun.

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    Ha. You aren't next to my house are you?! We're finally getting natural gas up our way so I might get to see something like this soon....

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    That second one looks halfway decent atleast.

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    The first picture even shows a support mounted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdblack View Post
    The first picture even shows a support mounted.

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    That's not a support. That's a plumbing vent pipe. Sorry for the crappy pics.

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    WTF? Sorry to be dense, what's up with that? Somebody please explain that to me?
    Which makes more sense to you?
    CONSERVATION - turning your thermostat back and being uncomfortable. Maybe saving 5-10%
    ENERGY EFFICIENCY - leaving your thermostat where everyone is comfortable. Saving 30-70%

    DO THE NUMBERS! Step on a HOMESCALE.
    What is comfort? Well, it AIN'T just TEMPERATURE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tedkidd View Post
    WTF? Sorry to be dense, what's up with that? Somebody please explain that to me?
    Cheap install.. Instead of removing the old flue piping they just ran the 90 plus vent up through it.

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    They insulated the PVC. It makes it 98% AFUE

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    I guess you'd call that C vent?
    Which makes more sense to you?
    CONSERVATION - turning your thermostat back and being uncomfortable. Maybe saving 5-10%
    ENERGY EFFICIENCY - leaving your thermostat where everyone is comfortable. Saving 30-70%

    DO THE NUMBERS! Step on a HOMESCALE.
    What is comfort? Well, it AIN'T just TEMPERATURE!

    Energy Obese? An audit is the next step - go to BPI.org, or RESNET, and find an auditor near you.

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