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oil fired forced hot air fresh air advice
Hi Guy's and Gals, Question for all you guys that are in the field.
My crown forced hot air oil fired furnace is in a small 5.5x9 foot exterior room, (no basement). We are in ct. on a lake so it gets bitter cold. In this room is also my Electric hw heater and my 275 gl oil tank. I added a small grill to the supply side above the ac coil to add a little heat to the room to stop the jelling of the lines and pipe freezing. The ceilings are 17-18 foot high in this room. No insulation, No sheetrock and no ceiling. Open rafters to the soffits.
I've been having problems for years with soot, backups, misfires, lockouts, and my first furnace even ended up with the entire chamber crumbling after about 8 - 10 years. Not getting any advice from my multiple hvac guys over the years. Just bills... Now another hvac guy who doesn't do my service and doesn't want it. (commercial contracting comp.) came by and said there's not enough air in the room. Need to get air in there. Normally like when I remodel a basement I would just do my appropriate size vents, high and low in a interior wall. This here would put me back in the frozen mode for the room if I put them on the outside walls.
Is there a fan with a damper system I can put in there to pull air from the outside into the room or straight into the appropriate plenum or duct that only comes on when furnace is running? Sorry for the long thread but trying to give you smarter than me guys as much info as possible. Also just for giggles.. Want to put in a better air cleaning system. Just the crappy filter on the return end next to the blower is just not cutting it. Thanks ahead of time. And for you smart as*** .... Go easy on me.