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Abandoned T vent

By Camrin Parnell | March 1, 2015 | No Comments

Abandoned T ventThe old gravity feed draft furnace was removed and a high efficiency furnace was installed. This setup was performed by the HVAC tech,  the abandoned T is code compliant and cost effective. Always check to ensure the end of the T is properly sealed with aluminum tape to prevent leakage of products of combustion into the building envelope. However, a much cleaner installation would have been replacing the abandoned T with the proper transition, higher installation cost.

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