Distance between outside vent pipes - gas furnace

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Distance between outside vent pipes - gas furnace

Postby jsp267267 » Tue May 07, 2013 9:13 pm

Could someone please tell me what the minimum (and max) distance should be between the 2 pipes venting outside for a 2 pipe gas furnace?
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Postby Freon » Wed May 08, 2013 3:24 pm

It varies depending on your local building code and the equipment manufacturer's installation guide. The building inspector is a good person to ask since he'll have to inspect your work later.
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Postby jsp267267 » Wed May 08, 2013 9:00 pm

It looks like the manual says 12" minimum and doesn't give a max. Mine are only 3". This was installed a couple of years ago and I found out a permit wasn't pulled. Thoughts?
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