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Old 3/5/12, 10:16 AM
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That is what I had going into a garage last May and notice the auto-damper that Chris helped me figure out.
Thermostatically controlled dampers are not the same as fire/smoke dampers.

Even with fire/smoke dampers, model codes do not allow for openings within the garage.



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Here's a pic of one of the garage vents.... great location
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Here's a pic of one of the garage vents.... great location
I see the TPRV is following it as well....incredible....
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Thermostatically controlled dampers are not the same as fire/smoke dampers.

Even with fire/smoke dampers, model codes do not allow for openings within the garage.
I recall a few people told me it was OK with the damper with nobody casting a descending vote.

Proper documentation of course would help.
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I recall a few people told me it was OK with the damper with nobody casting a descending vote.

Proper documentation of course would help.
Would your client's death certificate work?



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Old 3/5/12, 9:02 PM
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I see the TPRV is following it as well....incredible....
And the wierd thing is most TPRV pipes around here are routed that way (even in most new homes). Go figure



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Old 3/5/12, 9:47 PM
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would your client's death certificate work?
alarmist !
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Old 3/6/12, 12:22 AM
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alarmist !

That's not exactly the wording I would use in my report...


Though I will recommend CO alarms, so I guess I am.



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Yeah ,they should be there anyway.
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If there is a fire in the garage it spreads into the attic through the supply register. It's code not to have a register in the garage because the firewall restrictions.
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