1) Which factors affect the "draw" of a fireplace - its ability to exhaust all the products of combustion?
b) height of the chimney
c) indoor air pressure
d) damper open or closed
e) all of the above
b) by radiation
c) by conduction
d) it doesn't heat
e) it only heats people
b) their actual interior dimensions
c) their nominal exterior dimensions
d) their weight
e) their ASTM classification
b) 2 inches if the chimeny is inside the house.
c) in contact if the the framing if the chimney walls are at least 8" thick.
d) any of rhe above.
b) You don't need an engineer to approve your plans to get a building permit.
c) Only tested brand name products can be used.
d) It's not required to read the code unless the job is "red tagged".
b) 8 inches
c) 12 inches from any interior lining surface
d) Combustible material cannot be in contact with any wall which is in contact with a chimney. You have to have 2" of air space even if the combustible material is six feet from the chimney.
b) 6 inches
c) 8 inches
b) within the cells of the masonry units themselves
c) in confined spaces formed by the masonry shell and internal masonry wythes
d) any of the above
b) are clean-burning and efficient
c) burn wood, a renewable fuel
d) don't help at all with LEED
b) two days
c) depends on the weather, job site preparation, the number of cell phone calls the mason takes and whether or not the hoddy shows up
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