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Old 11-26-2010, 04:40 PM   #1
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I have 2 dryers, each with its own exhaust exit. Can I take each 4in exhaust pipe and T-split into a 6in exhaust and exit the house with a 6in exhaust. Each 4 in pipe will have its own dryer back draft unit.

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Depending on your local code it may or may not be Ok.

But I have done this. Use a "Y" instead of a "T"

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Old 11-26-2010, 07:59 PM   #3
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Nope.

M1502.2 Independent exhaust systems. Dryer exhaust systems shall be independent of all other systems and shall convey the moisture to the outdoors.

Exception:
This section shall not apply to listed and labeled condensing (ductless) clothes dryers.
From: http://publicecodes.citation.com/ico...002_par001.htm


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no, there is nothing keeping the dryer you are not using from allowing CO to come back into it and then into house
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Also bad with electric dryers . This may wind up shorting the life of both dyers ( Fabric softener, lint, moisture contamination). Install back draft dampener or separate vents. Depending on the run a dryer vent booster fan may also be needed .

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