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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

Exhaust System Terminates In Attic, Crawl Or Concealed Space

Article Number

7.6

Condition

EXHAUST SYSTEM TERMINATES IN ATTIC, CRAWL OR CONCEALED SPACE

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Exhaust systems shall be ducted in such a fashion that they do not cause condensation in attics, crawl spaces or other concealed spaces.

Warranty

One-Year – Work and Materials. Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health and Safety Violations.

Action

Exhaust systems not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Systems exhausting moist air can cause condensation problems if not terminated appropriately.

  

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