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  1. Wasn't thinking straight about the siphoning? How would that protect against overflow? Do you mean overflow at the standpipe or at the washer? At the washer, if the discharge valve was stuck open and water continued to try fill the bowl. For fun I went to the GE site and they only mention 30" minimum, no maximum stated. http://products.geappliances.com/ApplPr ... TWN4250DWS NOTE: If drain hose facility does not meet 30" minimum height requirement, thread drain hose through supplied anti-siphon clip U and mount to cabinet back as shown
  2. Just thinking, shouldn't the top of the standpipe be below the top of the washing bowl, for overflow protection?
  3. So the trap might be above the washer? Then you have to worry about siphoning. I think they're doing it 1. for convenience, 2. Possibly there is standard for length of discharge hose.
  4. Trap at: 6" + 30" = 36" Trap at: 18" + 18" = 36"
  5. Run an extension on the vent, if the regulator manufacturer allows it.
  6. UPC only allows one trap per trap arm.
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    DW drain ?

    Good memory Bill, I don't think CA has ever allowed the high loop installation. CPC 2013 807.4 Domestic Dishwashing Machine. No domestic dish- washing machine shall be directly connected to a drainage system or food waste disposer without the use of an approved dishwasher air gap on the discharge side of the dishwashing machine. Listed air gaps shall be installed with the flood-level (FL) marking at or above the flood level of the sink or drainboard, whichever is higher.
  8. From the Alside Western Warranty for window after 2008 Only those window products manufactured in Bothell, WA or Yuma, AZ after December 1, 2008, shall qualify for the terms and conditions of this written warranty. Extract from warranty Lifetime Limited Warranty ? Insulating Glass Unit The hermetically sealed insulated glass unit of the Alside Vinyl Window and Patio Door System is warranted for as long as the Original Property Owner shall own and live in the property from date of window installation against development of material obstruction of vision occurring from manufact
  9. The only information I have in my widow folder regarding ALS / ALS-1 is a 2008 listing by AAMA for the extrusion Click to Enlarge 10 KB Certified Profile Licensees AAMA Fenestration Exterior Profile Certification Program 11-17-08 Listing by Manufacturer Code PVC - AAMA 303, Voluntary Specification for Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Exterior Profiles ALS-1 Alside Premium Building Products P.O. Box 803 265 Congress Street West Salem, OH 44287-0803 Doug Fritz (419) 853-4656 email: dfritz@alside.com Download Attachment: Certified Profile Extrusion Lice
  10. Depends Check CRC R302.3 - ex2 (same for both 2010 and 2013) May only need drafting stopping. If you don't have the current code, 2013, you can view it here. http://www.ecodes.biz/ecodes_support/Fr ... _main.html
  11. Suggest you look at the CalGreen Codes 2013 CALIFORNIA MECHANICAL CODE 402.5 Bathroom Exhaust Fans. [HCD 1 & HCD 2] Each bathroom shall be mechanically ventilated in accordance with Division 4.5 of the California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen). 2013 CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE CHAPTER 4 RESIDENTIAL MANDATORY MEASURES Division 4.5 - ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY SECTION 4.506 INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND EXHAUST 4.506.1 Bathroom exhaust fans. Each bathroom shall be mechanically ventilated and shall comply with the following: 1. Fans shall be ENER
  12. Jim You're partially right but technically they didn't become "manufactured homes" until 1980 when they amended the MHCSS and changed the wording throughout. http://uscode.regstoday.com/42USC_CHAPT ... #42USC5401 TITLE 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE, CHAPTER 70-MANUFACTURED HOME CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY STANDARDS, Sec. 5402. Definitions AMENDMENTS 1980 - Pars. (1), (2), (3). Pub. L. 96-399, Sec. 308©(4), substituted "manufactured home" for "mobile home" wherever appearing. Par. (6). Pub. L. 96-399, Sec. 308©(4), (d), substituted "manufactured home" for "mobile home", substit
  13. One brand of many, this brand is not UV resistant http://www.carlonsales.com/flexplusblueentnmt.php Brochure Download Attachment: FAQ-ENT.pdf 34.98 KB
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    OSB Edge clips

    Some good info from APA Download Attachment: APA panels over spaced board roofs P300 orig.pdf 155.88?KB
  15. There are UL approved flex venting for dryers In December 2006 that Underwriters Laboratories established UL 2158A "Clothes Dryer Transition Duct" which is an approved standard for flexible high temperature exhaust duct rated to 430 degrees Fahrenheit, that can also be used on both electric and gas dryers. One manufacturer of listed transition ducts. http://www.deflecto.com/products/pc/UL- ... ts-d34.htm PDF is another manufacturer. Download Attachment: UL_Listing_Detail.pdf 523.03 KB
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