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Do I require a fresh air intake for my fan coil (forced air system)?

Ron Kisko | Posted in Mechanicals on

I have a Bosch in slab heating system in the basement and the upstairs is heated with a fancoil. Heat is derived from my domestic hot water system which is also heated by the Bosch Boiler. Why would I need, or do I, nedd fresh air to the fan coil?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Ron,
    The main reason you might want to introduce a little fresh air to your house would be if your home's thermal envelope (floors, walls, and ceiling) are relatively airtight.

    For more information on mechanical ventilation systems, see Designing a Good Ventilation System.

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