Proximity to Combustibles

A gas can and heat-generating equipment, such as water heaters and furnaces, is an obvious example of things that need to be kept at a safe distance from each other. Here, a vent too close to a flex duct presents a fire hazard.

Source Bruce A. Barker "What Were They Thinking?"
Home Energy Jan/Feb 2009

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