How Far Can You Run Bathroom Exhaust Pipes?

As far as necessary to remove moist air and odors from the house. The International Residential Code (IRC) requires all bathrooms to have a ventilation system. Warm moist bathroom air must be ventilated to the exterior of the building. The proper combination of pipe length, pipe properties, and fan volume should meet code and remove […]

Where Does Vent Air Go In an Apartment?

Most people flick on the bath fan without giving air movement a second thought–unless the fan does not work. But you should; because it can affect people’s health. The IRC (International Residential Code) states that extraction fans must vent outside the building. They can be attached to HVAC systems or vented individually. Unfortunately, earlier building […]

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