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Can HHS ventilation ducting be merged?

This week's question comes from Lara: My rental has a bathroom right next to the kitchen. Can the ducting of the bathroom extractor and kitchen extractor be joined and vented out of the house together for HHS ventilation purposes? Yes, so long as both extractor fans meet the size/capacity requirement (i.e. >150 mm diameter/exhaust capacity > 50 litres per second for anything ins...
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Is a shower dome HHS friendly?

This week's question comes from Matt (paraphrased): The HHS requires that there be an externally vented extractor fan to be placed in the bathroom. What if there is a shower dome in place so that condensation is not a problem? A shower dome does not qualify as an exemption for the HHS ventilation standards. You are still bound to install an externally ventilated extractor fa...
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