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Thread: Flue Problems

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    Flue Problems

    The story behind this is posted in General Discussion, figured it belonged on the WOS as well.
    Yes it is connected to a furnace and water heater that were both working.

    We only want to do it, if we can do it right.

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    i think somebody got in a hurry

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    dont you just hate when they build the ceilings to tall ?

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    nice Un

    Hope nobody got hurt.
    Be safe not fast. body parts don't grow back

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    I thought "close" only counted in hand grenades and slow dancing??

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    No, no. Thtas one of them there new fangled draft divertors.
    Everybody has the right to be stupid. Some people abuse the privilege.

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    No, Thats Indirect Venting.

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    100% efficient gas appliances or the foil tape fell off

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    It probably vented some of the time

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    Looks like they were trying to recover that "Extra" heat that was just being wasted going up the flue.

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    That's called an Air Gap fitting.

    How did that get past the inspector? That's the real problem there.

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    ahahaha

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    Hey!......That was at Quitten Time, ya know!

    Or that was done so the heat don't go up the chimney and get wasted!---Ha!

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