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I'm looking to replace my furnace in my house. My

I'm looking to replace my furnace in my house. My house is very small and would like to gain some extra space so i wanted get a furnace that can be placed in the attic. Is this a possible solution? And is there any recommendation on types/models to get? my house is a lil over 900 square feet. It is a gas furnace. I also need to replace my ac unit as well if that makes any difference.

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  • sedlak12 Nov 20, 2009

    what do u mean by conditioned space

  • HANK MCNEIL May 11, 2010

    will have to be in a "conditioned space"

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