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The dryer vent and the combustion vent are one and the same. If you try to use the dryer vent for heating you will have two issues, first excess moisture and second carbon monoxide. Gas dryers get their efficiency by directly venting the combustion into the damp clothes which then by the way of evaporation drastically reduces the temp of the heat. It ...


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Have you had a gas technician go over your entire combustion system? I strongly suspect that something is not adjusted correctly, and you have excess soot production (lint seems like a red herring, frankly) which is making the sensor "dirty." It also means you are not burning your gas as efficiently as should be possible. This is almost certainly a problem ...


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Your thermostat is probably connected to the R and W/W1 terminals on the furnace. To run just the fan, you would need to add a switch connected to the R and G terminals.


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It sounds like a draft issue that disturbs the pilot flame when the doors are closed. Or it could be that the flu/chimney is closed and chokes out the flame when the door is closed. First check that the chimney is open and clear. If it is, then light the pilot only and observe the pilot flame as you close the doors. If you can see the pilot with the doors ...


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The primary concern with any opening is bulk water infiltration. Sound practice is a minimum of 8" between the sill of the opening and the roof surface to provide for proper flashing and counterflashing. 12" is better. So long as the duct layout and clearances are consistent with the manufacturer's recommendations, the installation should otherwise be fine. ...


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Yes, my parents have had one of these gadgets since the 1980s: http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId=1273159 http://www.amazon.com/Dryer-Heat-energy-Saver-aceex12/dp/B000H5PTI6 At the time, I seem to recall that running the dryer was something like 10k BTUs, which was significant. However: new washing machines spin much faster, and ...



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