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    Default Furnace vent requirements

    Im working on a home I purchased a couple of months ago. The home was built around 1910. It has a furnace in the basement/ crawlspace that vented through the wall to the outside, then up the side of the wall for 18 ft before it make a bend around the eave then ending about 4 ft above the eave. All the vent pipe is single wall, there are 4 90 degree elbows & the whole system is strapped to the wall using plumbers tape. It all needs to be replaced. I called and emailed the local building inspector to get advise on this but never got a response. What I want to know is; what are the requirement to meet code for venting the furnace.

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    Jul 2008
    Snowbird (this means I'm retired and migrate between locations), FL/MI

    Default Re: Furnace vent requirements

    It depends on the furnace.


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