Heat Transfer

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Post Sat. Oct. 24, 2009 4:09 pm

I have a day light basement with a fireplace insert. Most of the living rooms are above thr basement.Having a suspended ceiling in the heat area ,and their is a stairway going to the basement which I think is a good cold air return.?how can I get the heat up into the rooms above?Can I get away with cutting floor vents to tranfer the heat. :)

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Post Sat. Oct. 24, 2009 4:14 pm

Yes cutting ducts is the easiet, or tie into existing duct work.
- Dave
Hyfire I & Keystoker 90K heating an 1890 Victorian
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