Choices by Venting Options

What are my vent options?

  • Gas or electric appliances ONLY
  • Require NO vent/chimney, no draft or air infiltration
  • Can easily be placed in many rooms of the home
  • VF-Gas is clean burning but must be properly sized, installed & used
  • Regular cleaning & maintenance required. Restrictions exist
  • VF-Gas produces high efficiency heat, water vapor and CO2
  • Electric is no burn/no emissions/little heat. Few restrictions

 

  • Open front, gas or wood appliances
  • Require a vertical vent/chimney through the roof.
  • May have cold draft, air infiltration and heat loss thru the chimney
  • Can be placed in any room of the home
  • Vent system has limited elbows, vertical installation only.
  • Requires some maintenance and service
  • Natural vent is low efficiency and produces some heat

 

  • Closed/sealed front, gas or pellet appliances
  • Option of horizontal or vertical vent through the wall or roof.
  • Little drafts or air infiltration, no indoor heat loss thru the vent
  • Can be placed in any room of the home
  • Vent system allows multiple elbows, can run horizontal/vertical.
  • Requires some maintenance and service
  • Direct vent is high in efficiency, heat and flexibility

 

  • Closed or open front; Gas or wood appliances
  • Option of horizontal or vertical vent through wall or roof.
  • Closed systems: High heat/efficiency. Open systems: No heat/efficiency
  • Can be placed in any room of the home
  • Vent system allows multiple elbows, long horizontal/vertical runs.
  • Requires some maintenance and service
  • Power vent is highly flexible and can solve venting issues

 

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