Water heater vent

Ask a Plumber

I want to use the space created for the chimney when I switched to hi efficiency furnace. However the water heater stack went up the same way. Can I vent a standard gas  water heater ( in the basement) out the side of the house at the floor level? Thanks in advance.

1 month 168 views

Answer ( 1 )

  1. Knight Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning

    No, in this situation what we would do is vent the furnace out the side of the building and run a chimney liner for the HWT. I would suggest having a professional out to make sure this is done to code.

    Knight Logo
    Knight Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, serving Calgary

Leave an answer