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Old 02-08-03, 06:05 PM
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I am trying to get some heat from one room to the next using vents. Do you put the vents at the top of the wall or at the bottom. I am not using a furnace to do this. I am just using heat transfer. Any help would be appreciated. Thank You.
 
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Old 02-09-03, 05:16 AM
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How are you going to "Move" the air? Is there going to be a fan?


You can put it up in the wall on the higher end. Also, what size of vent are you using?

I personaly will say that if you just use a small size vents. your not going to gain a whole lot for temp rise..


Give us a bit details... Is there a wood stove, and you want heat from that room to another??
 
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Old 02-09-03, 11:20 AM
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I have a forced air furnace but I am not hooking up the ventilation to it. The size of the vent is 8" x 12". I don't want a lot of heat to come in the room. It's a bedroom and I sleep better in a cold room. I just don't want to freeze!
 
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Old 02-09-03, 12:09 PM
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OK If you want just some heat you could try this. Say get 4 6"x14" cold air grills. Now some place in this wall and up by the ceiling cut a hole through the wall and put a grill on each side of it. Then some where down near the floor line do the same thing. This should give you some heat in bedroom and you wont need a fan, the air should move by itself ED
 
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Old 02-09-03, 11:41 PM
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Thanks for your help. I guess now I just have to be sure that I don't want forced heat.
 
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