Ductwork Information for Wolf Ventilation System
- Do ducts come with Wolf Ventilation systems?
- Does Wolf sell or provide ventilation ductwork?
- Is using smaller than 10" round diameter ductwork a fire hazard?
- Does Wolf sell or provide roof or wall caps?
- What specific roof or wall cap should be used with a Wolf Ventilation Hood?
- Can flexible metal ducting be used?
- Is single wall or double wall ducting needed?
Ventilation ductwork is not provided with Wolf Ventilation systems, nor does Wolf sell ventilation ductwork.
- Ductwork can be purchased from most local hardware, home improvement stores, or HVAC suppliers.
- Ducting may be a special order item in some locations.
- Do not use flexible metal ducting.
- Flexible metal ducting will increase air resistance and is not recommended by the National Uniform Mechanical Code Standards.
- Wolf does not specify the exact style, type or brand of roof, or wall cap needed for a ventilation system.
- Wolf does not sell roof or wall caps.
- Roof or wall caps can be purchased from most local hardware, home improvement stores, or HVAC suppliers.
- It may be a special order item in some locations.
- Municipality requirements may be more restrictive than Wolf's recommendations. Refer to local code for specific information.
- Use of smaller than recommended diameter ductwork will not create a fire hazard. However, a smaller duct will move less air, which may hinder ventilation performance (for example, more carbon monoxide, smoke, or odors in the home).
- Single wall ducting is adequate.
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