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Posted in thread: Natural gas fireplace, is it really worth it? on 03-07-2014 at 09:56 AM
I have a Continental BCDV36 firplace insert (model with ceramic logs and no register) with the
hermetic door. thermostat for the fireplace is located on the same wall (about 2 feet) away
from the oth...
Posted in thread: Natural gas fireplace, is it really worth it? on 03-06-2014 at 06:38 PM
To be fair you also have to compare the weather for bot yearsWeather in my location is around
the same (in average) as last year.. I am also in doubt, I dont remember last year to have
frozen my butt ...
Posted in thread: Natural gas fireplace, is it really worth it? on 03-06-2014 at 06:35 PM
Neal, technically speaking, the flue gasses (being the hottest) are exhausted outside and the
heat they contain is NOT captured by a heat exchanger so I am not expecting a very high
Posted in thread: Natural gas fireplace, is it really worth it? on 03-06-2014 at 05:54 PM
So I have been living here for about 2 years. I have a natural gas fireplace insert in my
condo's living room, and electric baseboard heaters everywhere else (electric BB heaters as
well as NG firepla...
Posted in thread: Lowering RH in house, mission impossible so far... on 03-06-2014 at 05:28 PM
To close this topic...Turns out, my Venmar air conditioner was not recirculating air from
inside 24/7 but was exchanging with the outside! A defective internal louver was to blame. I
discovered this w...
Posted in thread: Lowering RH in house, mission impossible so far... on 12-29-2013 at 10:48 AM
According to your numbers, extrapolating for in between 20F & 10F, I get around 41% for no
condensing on windows (outdoor temp is 18F here). The RH in the house is around 64% right now
and I see next ...
Posted in thread: Lowering RH in house, mission impossible so far... on 12-29-2013 at 08:14 AM
Hi guys,First of all, merry Christmas (a bit late) and a happy new year (a bit early)! :)So as
the title says, I have been experiencing significant RH problems with my condo unit. Since I
moved in 2 y...
Posted in thread: gas fire place redoing on 11-08-2013 at 11:03 AM
OK back to this thread for a while now! ;)The smell issue is mostly gone now. I am thinking,
since the fireplace has been functioning automatically for a few weeks now, that the heat must
have helped ...
Posted in thread: gas fire place redoing on 10-09-2013 at 08:27 AM
Just a guess but when you have a full flame the draft takes the gasses up the chimney. When you
just have a pilot light maybe there isn't enough draft or something else is drawing air. Try
leaving a w...
Posted in thread: gas fire place redoing on 10-08-2013 at 04:50 PM
Reviving this thread after a while on idle! ;)I am about to cap the metal stud box I built for
the future mantel. Its getting mildly cold here in Montreal in the morning so Ive decided to
prep the fir...