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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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The problem was because the RPM of the new motor was different. So it burned out quickly. Make sure to use the same RPM motor apart from the HP and Amp of the motor. It really makes the difference. the AC guy now installed the same RPM motor and it works great.


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Just set the thermostat to the off position and turn the fan on. Your fan will run continuously until you set it back to auto.


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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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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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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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It's not great to put heat ducts in the ceiling. First off, you will lose a lot of heat from them there even if they are well insulated, and second, heating systems work best if they provide heat at the floor level so it can rise up rather than providing it at the top. You will also need to get ducting up through the first floor and into the attic, which ...


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Drywall is the enemy. That dryer vent is disconcerting; lets find out what other shenanigans are going on here. You may not have ever done ductwork but at least you seem to know a proper installation will require opening the walls to install rigid (use flexible only if you must). Can you run it in the attic, sure: at a loss of efficiency; longer run, more ...


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I suspect this will be a DIY project. Note that an alternative would be to simply install ceiling fans in the cathedral ceiling room to circulate its air better, removing most of the stratification you now experience. (I've got upstairs/downstairs zones myself, with definite air exchange at the stairwell. I've considered installing a vertical tube with a ...


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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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