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Old 01-30-2008, 12:39 PM   #1
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hi. a question:
would it be allowable to tee together two bathroom exhaust vents in the attic before shooting them out the roof, so that a second roof cap would not be necessary? i would install a damper in each line before it got to the tee.
if not, why not?
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:39 PM   #2
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Use a wye fitting instead of a tee and with backdraft dampers you'll be fine.

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thanks, mike. also, one more thing- i can't seem to find a single retailer in my area that sells the metal vent wye i'm looking for. would there be any problem in using a pvc wye? if a pvc wye is no good, is there anything i could do to make a tee work for me?
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