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    Default Single wall vent into attic

    Last edited by dan orourke; 12-26-2007 at 09:58 AM.
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    Default Re: Single wall vent into attic

    IRC 2003
    G2427.7.6 Installation. Single wall metal pipe shall not originate in any unoccupied attic or concealed space and shall not pass through any attic, inside wall, concealed space or floor....
    That is the rule.
    The reason is fire safety.

    Last edited by Jim Luttrall; 11-14-2007 at 01:43 PM.
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    Default Re: Single wall vent into attic

    Also, you are apt to get a lot more condensation, and rusting .


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