UTILITY ROOM COMBUSTIBLE AIR

Important things to remember when setting up a Utility room in the basement of your home.

Utility Rooms and Combustible Air: When you finish your basement typically you enclose the
utility area which consists of the furnace, hot water tank, and the boilers. These items burn gas
and need as much air possible for a clean burn and in exhausting. Sometimes alternate air
sources are needed to prevent negative air or sitting problems. This need for air can be
overlooked, and the grill in the door may not be enough for an air supply. Do not starve your gas
appliance or exhaust systems of needed air.