I have a problem that I am not sure how to begin diagnosing. During
the winter/cooler months when our furnace is running, we have a lot
less hot water. Both the water heater and furnace our gas. They both
reside in the same closet and share a gas line that comes in and "T"s
off to supply gas to each appliance.
Has this been heard of by anyone and any suggestions on what the
culprit maybe? It really seems like the furnace is "stealing" gas
from the water heater. The pilot light is never out, so it is getting
I don't know if this is your problem or not, but do you have a
humidifier hooked up to your furnace that is hooked up to your hot
water line? If yes, you could re-plumb it to the cold water line
instead. The humidifier would use a little more water but it would be
cold water instead of hot water.
On Oct 27, 5:41 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
The gas company is limiting your usage. They do this from time to time when
they feel you are using to much. When they limit your usage and you
complain, they call in the police to investigate for a meth lab. Make sure
you cover your bases before calling.
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