Originally Posted By: jhorton
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I had a client ask me a question I could not answer. Why do some codes require water heaters to be elevated off the floor? We are a rural are with no zoning outside the cities so I really don’t know. Never seen it done.
I was following a previous inspector who had written this up with explination. My best guess was since these were gas fired that it is to keep the flame above any gas fumes that might collect in the garage.
Am I right?
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