water heater

econoFebruary 16, 2013

I'm in the market for a new water heater but need some advice on what to purchase. my present water heater vents into the brick chimney in basement but I would like to eliminate that setup and vent the new one out the basement wall.
My question is can I vent it out the wall (approx. 10 feet away), and would i necessarily need one with a power vent. I'm sure I need a 50 gal. size (gas) but have no preference as to manufacturer.

This post was edited by econo on Sat, Feb 16, 13 at 21:28

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Yes, you can vent it through the wall with a power vented water heater.

Here is a link that might be useful: Power Vented WH Installation

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 8:55PM
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thanks for the help. Can it be vented out under a window?

This post was edited by econo on Tue, Feb 19, 13 at 7:03

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 7:01AM
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no. There is a minimum clearance from windows, I forget how many feet.

    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 3:05PM
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    Bookmark   February 24, 2013 at 3:36PM
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