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flowerlilly

03:13PM | 10/27/06
Member Since: 10/26/06
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I would like to know if its safe to place an eletric stove in front of a window... I can I do that place the stove in front of a window...

Billhart

07:04PM | 10/29/06
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
The NEC has nothing in it about the placement of stoves.

I looked in the 2000 IRC and could not find anything either.

It depends on what codes you are under. Check with your local building department.

I have "heard" that stoves should not be installed under a window because of possibility of currents catching on fire.

But I know of anything specific.

One general requirement in most codes is that equipment has to be installed following the manufactures instructions. That might be a limiting factor.


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