Combustion and Combustion Devices (Furnaces, Water Heaters, etc.)


There are many dangers from CO, and many things you can do to eliminate those dangers. The following are illustrations of some of those dangers.


The Combustion Process:

  • The Combustion Process

  • Fire in Enclosed Space

  • Oxygen Depletion due to Fire in Enclosed Space


    Combustion Devices:

  • CO "Leakage" into Breathing Space

  • Factors that tend to Increase CO in the Breathing Space

  • Factors that tend to Decrease CO in the Breathing Space

  • Coincident Changes in Other Substances in the Breathing Space

  • Leading to Incomplete Combustion

  • Dangers of Combustion Devices in the Garage

  • Furnace Concerns: U.K. vs. U.S.



    ...... Last changed 05/08/03



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