wall furnace

wall furnace

[′wȯl ‚fər·nəs]
(mechanical engineering)
A self-contained vented furnace that is permanently attached to a wall and provides heated air directly to the surrounding space.

wall furnace

A self-contained, vented furnace, complete with air grilles, which is permanently attached to a wall; furnishes heated air directly to the surrounding space, either by gravity or by a mechanical blower.
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However, it is sometimes possible to observe cracks and holes in the heat exchanger of a wall furnace by looking into the burner access at the base of the fixture.
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We heat with a propane wall furnace, which is adequate because of the earth cover.
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Fires caused by portable heaters, wall furnaces and baseboard heaters have caused one death, five injuries and $460,111 in property damage over the past five New Year's holiday weekends, according to state statistics.
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Manufacturers of floor and wall furnaces felt the change in the relative prices of oil and gas when the number of gas-fired floor and wall furnaces shipped in 1976 rose 21.8 percent over 1975, while shipments of oil-fired floor and wall furnaces dropped 22 percent.