Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Calgary Water Heaters: Best Ways to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Buildup
As the Christmas cold rolls in, a spike in heating demand is naturally expected. Now would be a good time for trusted plumbers like Son-Rise Plumbing to remind everyone about a common but hidden danger. As you're probably aware by now, carbon monoxide (CO) is a tasteless, odorless gas formed as a result of incomplete combustion. In most cases, combustion chambers (i.e. heaters) don't get enough air to burn the fuel completely. This leaves some carbon behind to mix with the air and form CO, as opposed to carbon dioxide (CO2).