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16,000 BTU enough?


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I am looking at a new 8x16 Yetti. It has a 16,000 BTU forced air furnace already installed. Is 16,000 BTU enough for a house this size? I am concerned if it is too small it will run more often and won't keep up. What do you think?

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The Yetti's insulation being enough. Now about hole sleeves. That is where the majority or cold air will be coming from. You'll want a sleeve that set into the slush from a newly drilled hole. While the 16000 BTU will easily keep up with that air leakage, the battery needed to power vent the furnace has only some much reserve capacity.

So the question isn't a matter of BTUs, rather it is reserve capacity in battery, which could mean more then one deep cycle for a weekend. Personally I'd have at least two GOOD deep cycle batteries along. Been on more then one trip when a buddy brings old batteries that are junk.

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