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    Default Metal Chimney distance from an operable window and above soffit

    Need clearances for this chimney exhaust from an operable window and above soffit. Picture attached

    Thanks, Jim

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    Default Re: Metal Chimney distance from an operable window and above soffit

    8' clearance from vertical walls so that doesn't cut it. It's more accurately a B-vent and not a chimney.

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    Default Re: Metal Chimney distance from an operable window and above soffit

    It's 8' from the sidewall, minimum, or 2' above the roof above.

    It's also, as I recall, 10' from a building opening (windows, doors, soffit vents, etc.

    Jerry Peck, Construction / Litigation Consultant
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