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raspas2014
Moving hot water tank to attic

Northern ohio....1500sq ft ranch on slab....
hot water tank in kitchen closet, moving to attic to gain
will Vent thru chimney

Any thoughts??

johnjh2o
Re: Moving hot water tank to attic

You may be opening yourself up for some freezing problems next winter.

raspas2014
Re: Moving hot water tank to attic
johnjh2o wrote:

You may be opening yourself up for some freezing problems next winter.

Yes..we were advised to condition the space...use foam to insulate area

dj1
Re: Moving hot water tank to attic

What you want to do can only work efficiently in an all year warm climate, like the south and south-west.

But in northern OH, you can't do this efficiently enough. That's why folks have been moving to the south for decades.

You'll be like continuously flying against the air stream...so to speak.

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