1. Welcome Hearth.com Guests and Visitors - Please enjoy our forums!
    Hearth.com GOLD Sponsors who help bring the site content to you:
    Hearthstone Soapstone and Cast-Iron stoves( Wood, Gas or Pellet Stoves and Inserts)
    Caluwe - Passion for Fire and Water ( Pellet and Wood Hydronic and Space Heating)

Q&A Direct vent distance from windows

Post in 'Questions and Answers' started by QandA, Jun 9, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. QandA

    QandA New Member Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2012
    Messages:
    0
    Question:

    I could not find this in your Q&A section.

    How much distance should be maintained between the exterior sidewall direct vent of a gas fireplace and the nearest operable window?

    (I have heard codes restrict this to reduce the amount of flue gases recirculated into the house thru an open window.)




    Answer:

    The diagram that I have seen most calls for the following:
    12" in the US and Canada from the vent to the open part of the window or door. This should be detailed in the owners manual.

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page