Jeremy posted a question in the problem solving board, asking how much of the area behind his new refer should be sealed. Another person said that they dried their wet towels on the counter over the refer.
If they could dry towels on the counter the refer was not vented to the outside properly.
These statements and questions brought back unpleasant memories. I used to be a Deputy Sheriff and along with job came the dubious honor of being a Deputy Coroner.
On 2 seperate occassions I had to investigate deaths caused by improperly vented gas appliances. Both incidents were in small trailers.
Your gas refer MUST be in a sealed compartment so the combustion air comes ONLY from the outside and the exhaust gas MUST be vented to the outside.
Replacing ice boxes with a refrigerator
seems to be a popular mod. I am doing it my self and it is a time consuming pain.
I am posting this on this board to let as many people as possible know the danger of an improperly vented gas refrigerator
Your EGG will do you no good if you or your family dies.
Carbon Monoxide is a silent, oderless killer. It puts you to sleep and your chances of waking up are very slim.