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  • STEVEN MARKS STEVEN MARKS @ 7:41 PM
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    Draft Hood

    I am replacing my existing oil burner with a Carlin gas burner. Is it necessary to replace the existing draft regulator with a draft hood? I was told I need to install a draft hood with a spill switch but I do not have the height. If I install the draft hood the vent will be pitched the wrong way.

    Steven
  • Steamhead Steamhead @ 8:30 PM
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    Not a draft hood

    a double-swing barometric with blocked-flue switch.

    If you're thinking of doing the conversion yourself- don't. This is not a DIY project. Hire a knowledgeable, experienced pro who has the proper equipment to set up a burner.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"

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    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
  • Jim Davis Jim Davis @ 10:16 AM
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    Steamhead is absolutely correct.  Whoever recommended a drafthood should be avoided for any further advise!!!
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