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What is a Type B Gas Vent?
Last Updated: 15th June, 2020
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In respect to this, what does B vent mean?
B-Vent Fireplaces B-vent gas fireplaces, also known as natural vent fireplaces, or as a b vent fireplace, use air from inside your home to fuel combustion and rely on the buoyancy of hot gases to vent exhaust through dedicated pipe systems.
One may also ask, can you cut Type B Gas Vent? With sharp tin snips, carefully cut the outer liner first, minimum length 3-1/2", followed by the inner conduit. Inspect the outer liner/inner conduit after cutting to ensure they are not damaged during cutting. Slide the shortened, adjustable length over standard B-Vent pipe length with minimum 2" overlap.
People also ask, is Type B Vent double wall?
AmeriVent Type B gas vent uses a double wall of metal pipe for insulation and safety. The inner pipe of reflecting aluminum heats quickly, containing the warm flue gases inside. The airspace between the inner and the outer pipes provides insulation against heat loss to keep the warmer flue gases on the rise.
What is B vent pipe used for?
A B-vent gas fireplace is a type of natural draft system that uses a special pipe to carry combustion gases out of your home. While B-vent fireplaces can be an efficient heating method, they can have drawbacks as well.