" > I have a four-seasons room off the kitchen. It's about 14' X 16',
" > carpeted, insulated, high vaulted ceiling.
" > I want to smoke cigars in there during the winter, but I don't want
" > smoke to affect the rest of the house.
" > Can I close off the air return, and put a small fan in the window,
" > blowing out? Would this do the trick?
" > If this works out, I could go ahead install a dedicated fan higher up
" > towards the "peak" of the room.
Seems logical to me. "Details" needed to be sure the fan ventilates
properly is you will need to supply a sufficient amount of air for the
fan to exhaust. If the room is airtight there would be no available
air for the fan to remove. So you would need to have air available
for the fan to exchange. This air also needs to come from the area
where you will be smoking: with the an in/near the ceiling and an air
source a few feet away it may not circulate/mix sufficiently to remove
the desire smoke. As the real estate people say, "location, location,
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