When is a B-vent required?

Answer A B-vent is required for gas appliances. The B-vent, which takes in combustion air inside the house and vents it outside, is made of an aluminum inner wall and a galvanized outer wall.References:He... Read More »

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Direct Vent Vs. Power Vent Water Heaters?

A power vent heater uses a blower fan for exhaust gases whereas a direct vent has a natural draft exhaust. A direct vent heater draws combustion air from the outside while a power vent pulls air f... Read More »

Can a gas cooktop with an integrated vent be replaced with a gas cooktop that has no vent?

Yes for the vast majority. You will have to remove the old venting system, but the usually the size of the new cooktop is the key factor. Make sure you have plenty of space to include a vent hood a... Read More »

Why are cars drivers required to wear a seat belt but motorcycle drivers not required to wear a helmet?

Simple -- Statistically, you will have far less injuries or dead if you wear a seat belt.Statistically, a motorcycle helmet does not reduce injuries or deaths. The purpose of the helmet laws is to... Read More »

Do you have to vent a fan outside?

A bathroom fan must be vented outside to prevent moisture from collecting inside the house. Bathroom fans that are vented in the house or attic often lead to mildew growth caused by excess moisture... Read More »