Frequently Asked Questions
Per the mechanical code, the requirement is a 200lb load applied to a 2" disc at the most critical area of a floor register. All of our registers (utility and decorative) meet or exceed this requirement. Our most robust model would be the 210/265 models.
Effective area, Ak.
Free area is the total minimum area of the openings in the supply outlet or return inlet (usually in square inches) through which air can pass. Also known as the "see-through area".
Yes, you can paint exposed b-vent to match the color of the siding or roof shingles.
Often, noise in Type B gas vent is caused by the relative movement of parts in the system with adjacent parts, with part of the structure, or because of additions or changes to the parts and/or system.
No, Hart & Cooley's Type B gas vent does not have a fire rating. Neither do any of our competitors.
Generally, NO, Hart & Cooley does not want sheet metal screws used in the assembly or installation of our Type B gas vent.
The Category is actually applied to the appliance.
1" clearance is required per our UL listing for all installations.
Several variables need to be considered to determine the proper size of a venting system.