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Rinnai 556 I have two rinnai 556 that were installed in two apartments. The apts are approximatly seven hundred square feet each. I went and had them installed by a local dealer. The problem is that the heat does not reach the bedrooms. The dealer said the heat was trapped in the living room. His solution was to put airshare units in each bedroom for a total of seventeen hundred dollars or install baseboard heaters. I don't know what the cost of that would be. I talked to another rinnai dealer and he said with the amout of money spent on the units, I should not have to add any other heaters or air share units. What do you think? Thanks

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You are asking a lot for a R553 to heat 700 sq ft. with bedrooms that have doors. These heaters are great but they do have some limitations. If you were building new you could put in quiet room to room fans up high on the wall to move the air into other spaces. Since everything is already built you are really stuck. If you had to you could frame in the fans, do all the electrical, sheet rock and paint or just put a smaller Rinnai in the bedroom. 6 of one, half a dozen of the other.Sorry

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Money seems to be an issue for lots of us. but if you don't mind a coupla extra bucks get a few axial muffin fans and use them to spread out the heat pattern at your bedroom doors

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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