Rheem Recalls to Repair Oil-Fired Furnaces Due to Fire Hazard

January 23rd, 2009 by ConsumerBob


If the furnace is not properly wired, the oil burner can continue to operate when the blower shuts off, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Rheem Recalls to Repair Oil-Fired Furnaces Due to Fire Hazard

January 23rd, 2009 by ConsumerBob


If the furnace is not properly wired, the oil burner can continue to operate when the blower shuts off, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

CPSC, Manufacturers Announce Changes to 1998 Recall Program to Replace Dangerous Home Heating Vent Pipes

January 15th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


Plexvent and Ultravent HTPV pipe systems attached to gas or propane furnaces and boilers in homes can crack or separate at the joints and leak deadly carbon monoxide (CO) gas.

CPSC, Manufacturers Announce Changes to 1998 Recall Program to Replace Dangerous Home Heating Vent Pipes

January 15th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


Plexvent and Ultravent HTPV pipe systems attached to gas or propane furnaces and boilers in homes can crack or separate at the joints and leak deadly carbon monoxide (CO) gas.

This Passive House Has No Furnace!

December 28th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


In Germany, they are building such insulated homes that a furnace isn’t even necessary. For more consumer news, visit Consumer World.