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B-vent is what should be used for exhausting gas appliances and most likely why you have a gap in a 6" escussion with a 6" pipe in it. Notice the ID and OD for B-vent. If its just an air handler for a bath fan use a flapper vent. AMPG's PDF Now you can fill the new 1/8~1/4" gap with an approved high temp caulk.


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I'd pack it carefully with rock wool or fiberglass batting. DO NOT permit the two dissimilar metals to contact each other where there's any chance of moisture getting into the contact area, or you'll get galvanic corrosion at the junction, which can lead to leakage and exhaust gases getting back into the structure.


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I don't think there is any specification for minimum distance from the structure. It just has to be driven in a full 8 feet. Probably you will want to avoid driving it through the footing, though I suppose you could if you pre-drilled it. In your case, maybe you want to run the ground wire around the corner to a more convenient place to install the ground ...


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Ventless gas fireplaces are a suspected health hazard, and may dealers won't sell them. I strongly suggested a vented model, which will have two pipes: one for fresh air, one for exhaust. The new cap will likely solve your dripping problem: If you have doubts about where the leak comes from, get a hose. Wet the chimney 1 meter above the ground and wait ...


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The grounding electrode conductors can be used to allow installation of the grounding electrode sufficiently far from the structure to avoid the footings. There is little point in speculating in regard to the size and configuration of existing foundations. However an reasonable estimate might be made using excavations on one or more other areas of the ...



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