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testing residential wood burners for combustion and draft

When testing a wood burning residential stove ; do you use the same protocols as testing an oil furnace in terms of combustion ; smoke and draft testing.


  • You don't test it --- if any questions you have them get a certified chimney sweep / company to look into
  • knot11knot11 Posts: 9
    thanks Sean i could not find any protocols just wanted to make sure .
  • knot11knot11 Posts: 9
    doing an assessment on a a 4 unit multifamily where the 1st floor DHW's and Furnaces is not drafting , but the units on the second floor are drafting ok ; the vent in single wall and the chimney seems OK . The DHW's are not venting through a orphaned chimney they failed draft in worst case and natural..