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Clearance distance specifications & codes:
Index to sources of clearance distances or separation space requirements at residential & light commercial properties.
This article provides an index to detailed specifications of clearance distances for components & features found on residential & commercial sites, such as clearance distances for LP tanks, oil storage tanks, septic system components, water wells, electrical components, electrical service entry, chimneys, and other features.
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Building Clearance Distance Guides
The building code, standard & inspection articles below provide separation distances between various building features & systems.
RECESSED LIGHT CLEARANCES - airspace requirements for down lights or recessed lights. Clearance spacing for recessed light fixtures: distances, codes. Air leakage code requirements for recessed lights, downlights. Effects of recessed light location on clearance distances
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