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Chapter 6 Draft and Venting 6-16 Draft and Venting to leave the instructions in an obvious place for the next technician. The installation and use of any alternative venting system must not only follow the manufacturers’ instructions, but also comply with all local and state building codes. Most of the instructions and codes conform to the following guidelines for the location of the exit terminal of the system. See Figure 6-15. Figure 6-15: Vent hood location • Eliminate back drafts caused when a nearby structure is above the top of the chimney • Reduction in system standby losses by eliminating off-cycle chimney draft When installing or servicing either of these systems, it is very important that you read and understand the manufacturer’s instructions. When you are finished, be sure Recommended Clearances: Exhaust products contain sulfur which can affect mechanical equipment, metal objects and vegetation Vent Hood Location Requirements


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