What is a flue on a boiler?
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Beside this, is boiler flue gas dangerous?
The gases that the boiler flue disperses outdoors, including carbon monoxide, are potentially harmful, which is why the regulations surrounding them are getting stricter. Boiler flue regulations ensure that the gases being expelled don't re-enter the home, which would instantly make the flue redundant.
Furthermore, what happens if a boiler flue is blocked? A blocked utility flue serving a gas water heater, furnace, or boiler can mean serious problems. A blocked flue can cause deadly Carbon Monoxide back up into the home, and is the primary reason for shutting down the system when this occurs.
Similarly, should a boiler flue be sealed?
The flue should be properly sealed on both sides It should be sealed using sand cement or equivalent material. It must be sealed properly so no exhaust fumes can come through into the building.
What is the maximum length of boiler flue?
The design and diameter of the flue will determine its maximum allowable length. For example, a 60/100mm concentric flue fitted to a system or combi boiler can be a maximum of 10m long.