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I can't answer whether it complies with code or not since that depends on where you are, but I doubt it would matter. It's compressed some, but the volume is the same; it's just a different shape, and only slightly at that. Codes regarding airflow (and water flow) issues are mostly concerned with turns. A 90 degree angle will limit airflow whereas a larger ...


An opening under the building code would typically be a door or a window. If you have a gas leak, the dryer vent nearby doesn't significantly increase the hazard of the gas leak, because the hazard of a gas leak is massive. On the other hand, blowing hot moist air on a piece of equipment is more likely to create maintenance issues and routing a new ...

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