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Once again The Word invites you to travel into the dark realm of topics that are sometimes misunderstood by home inspectors. The Word hopes you will find this trip informative and maybe a little entertaining.
Our topic this time is common vent system, as in when you connect two or more fuel-burning appliances to one vent. The Word finds this topic interesting because inspecting a common vent system involves more than just ensuring that the larger Btu appliance connects below the smaller Btu appliance and because knowing more about these systems will help you anticipate and diagnose venting problems.
We’ll mostly discuss manufactured common venting systems for gas appliances in this article. **For more on using a chimney as a vent for gas appliances, check out the The ASHI Reporter.**http://www.ashireporter.org/HomeInspection/Articles/The-Word-Venting-Gas-Appliances-Using-a-Chimney/2253