Gas Boiler Install in Cupboard - Is Ventilation Needed?


Postby nivek24 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:28 pm

Hello,
just after a bit of advice please.
I have had a gas boiler fitted in the same place of the copper cylinder system that is fitted in my sons cupboard in his bedroom.
What i would like to know is, should i put any vents in the cupboard, ie a grill to let any air enter for circulation, from the bedroom or one through the main outside wall.
Also could he use this cupboard to hang clothes under the boiler as he has about 4ft clearance from the floor.
The boiler is a wocester bosch that vents through the wall.

thank you
kevin
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Postby Jahz » Thu May 08, 2014 9:31 pm

The Worcester Bosch flue is designed as both an intake and an exhaust (it has a twin core) making it unnecessary to have a ventilation grille installed in an enclosure or cabinet. But check their website for the particular model you have if you don't have the manual and this should be confirmed there.
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Postby 247homerescue » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:42 pm

It would be strongly inadvisable to hang clothes on the cupboard door; notwithstanding ventilation issues, this also poses a fire safety issue.
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