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Residential Code requirement for appliance clearance in attic

The residential code lists clearance requirements for appliances in several areas of the mechanical code section.  The fist reference to clearances can be found in section M1305.1 which covers general access guidelines for all appliances. The specific requirements for appliances … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for appliance protection in the garage

The building code requires appliances which are located in the garage to be either elevated or protected to prevent accidental impact.  The mechanical portion of the code (M1307.3.1) does not specifically mandate the use of bollards, but does require the … Continue reading

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