Combustion Equipment Safety; BTS Technology Fact Sheet

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Combustion appliances that use fuels like natural gas, propane, oil, kerosene, or wood can be more efficient and effective at heating than electricity. However, careful installation is required to ensure safe and efficient operation. This fact sheet addresses problems posed by combustion equipment and provides suggestions for furnaces and water heaters, unvented space heaters and fireplaces, and stoves and ovens. Installation, combustion closet design, causes of and prevention of backdrafting are also covered.

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Institute, Southface Energy & Tromly, K. November 7, 2000.

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Combustion appliances that use fuels like natural gas, propane, oil, kerosene, or wood can be more efficient and effective at heating than electricity. However, careful installation is required to ensure safe and efficient operation. This fact sheet addresses problems posed by combustion equipment and provides suggestions for furnaces and water heaters, unvented space heaters and fireplaces, and stoves and ovens. Installation, combustion closet design, causes of and prevention of backdrafting are also covered.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Area Office, 1627 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401-3393 (US)

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  • Other Information: PBD: 7 Nov 2000

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  • Report No.: NREL/FS-810-26464
  • Report No.: DOE/GO-102000-0784
  • Grant Number: AC36-99GO10337
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 775814
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc718020

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Institute, Southface Energy & Tromly, K. Combustion Equipment Safety; BTS Technology Fact Sheet, book, November 7, 2000; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc718020/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.