Best location for a forced air furnace
OK, I'm having a minor difference of opinion with someone on furnace placement and thought I'd turn it loose here and see what the consensus thinks:
Assuming a ranch style house with a 32x49 footprint. Forced air nat. gas furnace./central air unit. Ductwork in crawl with cold air return in attic.
My thought is that the best place to put the furnace would be as close to center of the house as possible. Therefore limiting the distance that the heat has to be transferred and giving me a better chance at heating each room equally.
The person I'm having the difference of the opinion with says that the center of the house is the worst place to put it and that the best would be to put it on one end and pump the heat alllllll the way across the house.
What is your opinion?
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