Question: Do all pellet stoves need to be vented?

Do Pellet Stoves Need To Be Vented? Waste air from a pellet stove must be vented to the outside of a home using a suitable form of flue, either within a masonry chimney, internally within a home or externally up an outside wall. Pellet stoves do not typically always require a direct vent for fresh air intake.

Do pellet stoves need a vent?

Venting: Unlike wood stoves, pellet stoves do not need a chimney and can be vented out through a side wall. This allows for more flexibility on the installation and also reduces the overall installation costs. Pellet stoves can be hooked up to existing chimneys.

Where do pellet stoves vent?

Pellet Stoves – most are vented horizontally directly through the wall to the outdoors, similar to direct vent gas fireplaces. Pellet stove venting consists of a pressurized hybrid system with a stainless steel inner wall and gaskets that seal tightly.

Can a pellet stove cause carbon monoxide poisoning?

There is a very low risk of carbon monoxide poisoning from pellet stoves, but as will all solid fuel burning home heating appliances there is never no risk. Safety measures such maintenance of pellets stoves and using a carbon monoxide detector should always be undertaken.

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