What is a damper on a furnace?

Answer A damper on a furnace is a type of device that controls the amount of airflow through the furnace and chimney. Without them, the fire would burn out of control and create a potentially dangerous si... Read More »

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Can an automatic vent damper be installed on an oil furnace?

Automatic vent dampers can be installed in oil furnaces. Vent dampers can increase the efficiency of the furnace lowering the cost of heating. Vent dampers on oil furnaces are applicable to single-... Read More »

What size furnace filter is used for a Honeywell furnace?

Honeywell furnace filters come in a range of sizes depending on the size of your furnace. Honeywell filter sizes are 16 inches by 20 inches, 16 inches by 25 inches, 20 inches by 20 inches, 20 inche... Read More »

What Is a Yaw Damper?

According to Pilot, a yaw damper is a servo that will move a rudder when a gyroscope or accelerometer detects yaw rate. The result of having a yaw damper is less motion due to turbulenc... Read More »

What is a chimney damper?

A chimney damper is a device that seals your fireplace off from the outside when not in use to prevent heat or conditioned air from escaping. Traditional chimney dampers are metal and sit at the ju... Read More »