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High-efficiency gas furnaces installed in old duct work tend to -
a) Lose efficiency
b) Have higher maintenance requirements
c) Have excess temperature rise across the heat exchanger
d) Have shorter life spans
e) All of the above
Which of the following is not a normal installation on a pulse high-efficiency furnace?
a) Vibration damping in the duct connections
b) Rubber isolation mounts on the furnace
c) Flexible gas connector
d) Exterior duct insulation
e) A tailpipe
Common condensate problems on high-efficiency furnaces include all of the following except-
a) Blocked condensate lines
b) Leaking condensate lines
c) No automatic air vent in condensate lines
d) Poor discharge location
e) Missing or clogged neutralizer
Which of these has the greatest heat delivery per length (e.g. a two foot long unit)
d) Radiant piping
e) Distribution piping
The anticipator on a thermostat is used to -
a) Start the furnace in anticipation of a temperature drop
b) Stop the furnace early to reduce overheating of the house
c) Control current flow to the furnace transformer
d) Control current flow to the furnace gas valve
e) Prevent the air conditioner from cycling if it is too cold outside
Which word in the dictionary is always spelt incorrectly?