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post #5 of Old 12-01-2007
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Warwick, R.I. I've been using a 1500 watt heater and it's worked well so far (it's been down to 25F) but it's going down to 14F tonight and I already found a few more drafts...

I'm getting a 6000 BTU propane heater which can be a wall or floor mount, indoor rated, vent free w/ auto CO shutoff this week. I will also bring in a 1/2" fresh air vent line from outside w/ a diffuser at the end so it wont get drafty (like you do w/ a wood stove), to help feed it and keep the CO negligible.

I had one of those heaters before, but a 30K BTU in my basement and did the same thing w/ an outside air line suppling it and never had a CO problem even w/ an air tight house.

Ken, East Prov., R.I. Bootlegger, PY26 Paceship

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