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  1. #1
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    Default Hi Efficiency Furnace and confined space

    Is it true that a high efficiency furnace with its own PVC air intake as well as exhaust overcomes the traditional confined space requirements? It is in a closet with an electric water heater so it is the only combustion device.

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    Default Re: Hi Efficiency Furnace and confined space

    Correct.

    Eric Barker, ACI
    Lake Barrington, IL

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    Default Re: Hi Efficiency Furnace and confined space

    Yup.
    Funny, a response needs to be at least five characters.

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    Default Re: Hi Efficiency Furnace and confined space

    Quote Originally Posted by Lon Henderson View Post
    Yup.
    Funny, a response needs to be at least five characters.
    That's because Home inspectors always want to say, write and expound on the subject at hand more than is really necessary!

    Scott Patterson, ACI
    Spring Hill, TN
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    Default Re: Hi Efficiency Furnace and confined space

    This is a direct vent appliance. See IRC G2407.1 for combustion air and G2406.2 ex for location. Free access to the ICodes is available here.
    Publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/

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    This is a direct vent appliance. See IRC G2407.1 for combustion air and G2406.2 ex for location. Free access to the ICodes is available here.
    Publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/


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