Is there any reason not duct the air intake from a natural gas furnace to the exterior you live in Wisconsin and it is a new install?

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No, it is preferable to use outdoor air which is then expelled rather than blowing indoor air out so new cold air replaces it.
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How big is a flame on a natural gas furnace?

Answer . \nThe pilot flame is/should be about 1.5" long, the diameter of a pencil. When the burners are going, the gas is shot into the burner manifold, and the gas sent to the burner is designed to go to the back of the heat exchanger. So, in a typical 80,000 input heater, about 14"-18" long.

How do you convert a furnace from propane to natural gas?

Answer . There usually is a metering device in gas valves for accepting natural gas and propane. You need to find out if yours has that ability or just purchase a new one which is inexpensive and probably the right way to go and install the new valve. That is the only adjustment needed.

How do you repair a furnace duct that makes creaking noises when warm air flows through it?

Answer . that noise is a lose damper that is on the collar that conects that duct to the plenum. that duct goes into a big box. right before it goes in there is a collar. it may be taped up so feel for a wing nut under the tape.this nut controls a metal disc that controls the air flow through eac (MORE)

Is it dangerous to attach natural gas to an LP valve on a furnace?

Answer . Yes this could possibly become a problem.. LP gas and NATURAL gas have different properties, such as but's per cu ft, specific gravity and so on. Appliances are regulated differently for each, such as pressure and orifice sizing. A potential hazard is introduced when these properties ar (MORE)

How do you install an aftermarket air intake?

It depends on model you have. If you buy something like AEM, the intake is usually a direct plug in. You take out factory one and replace it with the one you want. Cheaper ones are usually also easy to install, and do not require any modification.

How to install velocity cold air intake?

Short answer... it depends!based on if you're using a kit or doing it yourself. if doing it yourself you need so kind of air scoop, such as a bonnet scoop. you then need to use PVC piping or hosing to direct the cold 'outside' air to your intake manifold.Best idea is to mount a bonnet scoop. form (MORE)

Installation cold air intake?

Fairly easy. Unbolt the stock air filter and intake and bolt on the new on. This really is a "bolt on" application.

Why is my furnace not blowing any air?

If you live in a colder climate where there is snow, you should check your outside air intake pipe to make sure it is not covered in snow. The pipe needs to be clear in order for it to be able to draw air into the house. This simple tip may save you big $ on a service call.

Furnace has frost on air intake?

Sounds like it's cold where you are. The term is hoar frost.. Knock the frost off with the furnace turned off. Check the pipe where the furnace exausts. You may need to extend it a bit to keek it from recycling to the intake. If you extend it, insulate it also.. If it is caused by snowfall being s (MORE)

Can you put smaller jetting in your natural gas furnace?

No... that would be underfiring it, causing the inside of the furnace to become a dangerous, sooty mess. If you are looking to save fuel I would say the proper way to go is to have a Manual J heat load calculation done on your home and then if indicated switch to a smaller or more efficient furnace. (MORE)

Could someone supply feedback that has purchased a trane XV95 gas furnace with a XL16i central air conditioning system. about the pros and cons and if they had to change the sizes of their duct work.?

I purchased the XV95 and XL16i with heatpump in early June 2009. So my experience is very limited. The old system's AC had needed a charge for the past 3 years running and this year the service company said that the system had leaked so low that they could put $400 of freon into it and it could all (MORE)

Where is the intake air duct located?

An intake air duct serves as a passage for supplying air to an engine, and includes a first intake air passage, a second intake air passage, an opening-and-closing valve, an interlocking member and a coiled spring. The opening-and-closing valve is disposed swingably in the second intake air passage (MORE)

What happens if you run natural gas through a propane furnace?

I would be verycareful playing about with gas heaters without the appropriate knowledge. different types of gas heaters have different hardware associated with them. You run a definite risk of blowing your self or worse your family to kingdom come.

How much natural gas does your furnace use per hour?

Look at the tag on the inside of the furnace that denotes it`s capacity in btu per hour or btuh. Where it says Rated input which is what has to be put in (fuel) to get the Rated output (heat). That btu number can be anything from say 150,000 down to50,000 or even less. But that is the # you want, th (MORE)

How do you cut holes in furnace duct to install a humidifier?

I use a hacksaw brace that allows the blade to fit in without attaching both ends like a conventional hacksaw brace. The open handled brace is available in most hardware stores. Put the blade in the brace with the teeth pointing down to the handle and your hand. This seems backwards but you'll cut o (MORE)

How can I get my furnace fan to move more air. We had a new ac unit installed the HVAC tech said our ducting is too big for the house. You can barely feel air coming out?

I am continuing my question because they'll only allow it to be so long. Our house is only 1300 square feet but we live in a cookie cutter development where there are other houses 2600 square feet. So perhaps the contractor ordered one size ducting for all houses. I've been in the crawl space and at (MORE)

Would your gas mileage decrease because your computer cannot compensate for extra air flow from new cold air intake?

There is a theory that the cold air is actually bad for fuel economy It has to do with the idea of air density at different temperatures changing the energy loss from the compression of the intake charge. Basically at low throttle settings you will get better economy if the intake air is hot At high (MORE)

How much will it cost to install a gas furnace in NY?

If no major duct work involved, the price range is about $1,500 ~ $2,000 for basic models. If you want high efficiency and variable speed, it can easily cost you up to $3,000. Be cautious, only buy the functions and accessories matter to you. It's hard to get your investment even with a high effi (MORE)

Why would a room finished after the house was built that is heated by a forced hot air natural gas furnace get air conditioning but not heat?

One possibility being that the air conditioner and furnace are separate so there may be duct/vents for one and not the other, if there is no duct/vent leading from the furnace to the room then the room wont be able to receive heat. Another possible cause is that there is a loss of heat on route f (MORE)

Does an electric furnace need an outside air intake?

No, an electric furnace does not need an outside air intake. For oil and gas furnaces an air supply is needed. It is called combustion air. It is needed for complete combustion of the fuel and not use the heated air that is in the house. Today's homes are built as a sealed unit to stop infiltration (MORE)

Is it worth to install air intake?

No because the aftermarket air intake systems don't add anything to your car except a porous filter that sucks up more dirt than air and damages your engine

How much should a new furnace cost installed?

Quotes a few years ago for a coal fired furnace were around $7000. I'm sure it depends on your area and type of furnace. Shop around, and dont be afraid to deal for lower prices.

What happens if you run propane through a natural gas furnace?

Catastrophic failure is the most likely result !! DO NOT TRY IT!! The basic design of furnaces are pretty much all the same...whether it is natural gas or propane. The MAJOR difference is in the size of the gas orifices used....to produce the desired burn rate. Propane gas has a higher btu rat (MORE)

Can you plug your natural gas furnace into a 120 volt receptacle?

The furnace can be but it is not a good idea. Safety code requires a disconnect switch outside the area where the furnace is situated. This switch is used for an emergency shut down in case something electrically goes wrong with the furnace. In modern homes these furnaces are wired to a dedicated 12 (MORE)

How does a natural gas furnace work?

Natural gas furnaces work by combining natural gas with air and lighting it. This results in a flame that heats up the air and warms the rest of the house.

How can one install ducted air conditioning in their home?

You can install ducted air conditioning in your home by firstly installing the ductal air systems in your home. After that, you can install the conditioning units on the outside, in order for your environment to be fully conditioned.