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Given that the dryer vent pipe typically goes through the wall without any special consideration, touching the wall surface should also be fine. Unlike other combustion appliances, the dryer exhaust is diluted with a great deal of additional air. If it's hot enough to scorch your wall, it's hot enough to scorch your clothes.


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Your roommate is an idiot who needs to be soundly bludgeoned over the head with a paper copy of the NEC until he gets electrical safety drilled into his thick skull. Tell him that the county electrical inspector will ask him if he's wearing a halo and wings already until he corrects the violations of 210.8(A): (A) Dwelling Units. All 125-volt, ...


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The new stack in the top right should connect downstream of the toilet. It can pass behind the toilet and then run parallel to the side wall to the corner. This leaves you with a wet vent via the vanity that servers the bathtub and toilet: Vanity New Stack | | | | ...


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You want your vent venting to air as much as possible. If you are cooling/heating your walls/floors/ceiling this is much more inefficient than doing the same to the room. Think about it this way... Let's say 25% of the heat is absorbed by the wall. Do you think the wall will heat up the room to reflect that 25%? Maybe reflecting 1/5 of that if that. ...


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What a great question. I love questions that hit the sweet spot between a textbook, and the real world. Textbook Physics says that you save energy by pointing the vent to blow to the room. Real world physics says that blowing toward you better when the A/C is on, and to the wall when heating. Personal preference is, of course, a personal decision. In ...


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Updated Answer After watching your video, and looking at the photos, there seems to be quite a few assumptions being made, i.e. if the vent is actually a vent, what happens to the vent after it passes through the ceiling, how the toilet and bathtub are piped under the floor, and how they are actually vented. In addition, there is also a few issues what ...



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