COMMON CODE ISSUES:
These are some of the common code
issues that are found in used and new homes and are published to assist
sellers and builders in the making of proper remediation of the deficiency:
Fresh Air Venting : Water
heater found in the interior of the home must be properly vented for fresh
air from the exterior as per code. Here is a sample of what the code requires
for an interior water heater that needs to have all of the fresh air drawn
from the attic:
Protection from Impact : Water heaters are to be protected
from impact as per recent code changes. This can be performed by the installation
of solid steel bollards secured to the foundation by means of a metal base
with quick bolts.
Proper Clearances for New Homes
Proper Roof Jack for a Utility vent that exits thru roof and sealed in
Proper Utility Room attachment for roof jack connection.
Proper Venting at roof for Power Exhaust Vents in the Attic – Must not
exit thru the soffits vents.