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Posted by Harold Kestenholz - Hydronic Network on April 23rd, 2001 05:51 PM
In reply to Door to furnace room by Jim N. on April 23rd, 2001 05:32 PM [Go to top of thread]

If the furnace is electric and does not depend upon combustion of fuel to provide the heat, the door can be solid. Oil or gas heating furnaces depend upon air for combustion. Closing off the supply of combustion air can cause asphyxiation or explosions. The appliance comes with installation instructions that show how large the louvers must be; follow them. If you do not have the instructions, get them.

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