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Oil Furnace without fan for small shed

Brouse909 Member Posts: 1
I have an oil Furnace running from a small shed piped over to a bigger shed (12*16) and it's just not feasable. Inefficient due to pulling cold air from outside and ducts to big shed, and it takes up enough room in the 6x10. Question I have is can I pull the blower off the furnace and basically just use the burner like a wood stove in my bigger shed? If I can use 4sq ft instead of 10 in the big shed that would be ideal


  • bburd
    bburd Member Posts: 917
    Your furnace was almost certainly designed for forced air circulation. You cannot safely run it without the blower.

    Can you run a return duct between the sheds so you won't be heating cold outside air?

  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,785
    Not sure of the type of shop you have , If you told me wood or auto shop , I would have concerns and steer you to electric space heaters , or if you told me your not in the industry .. Hope this helps...

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