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Old 10-30-2012, 02:13 PM  
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Access in the attic would be a problem and then you also have to build it into a room so you don't cause ice dams. Better would be to find a spot on the main floor or even in the garage. Perhaps a horizontal furnace place high in the basement and instant hot water mounted on main floor.

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Old 10-12-2013, 08:49 PM  
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Why do furnaces need to be placed in an area where there within 10 degrees of room temperature?

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It doesnt need to be but its alot more efficient to have it in a insulated space that is part of the house

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