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The unit is too close to the roof causing report higher temperatures. what size pipe do I need to extend the unit higher

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Pipe size is okay, not that I know any better than the manufacturer, but I would recommend at least two and possibly even three oil traps in the vapor line on the way back up.

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Check with the makes the flue could get cold and not work google make modle for manual which should have flueing in there .

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An aircon condenses water vapour from the local atmosphere. At times of high humidity the amount of liquid water produced can be considerable and must be allowed to drain away safely.

The answer to your problem would be to move the pipe or to modify it, perhaps by extending it all the way to the ground.
As the aircon is in the attic it is probably higher than the rainwater guttering and it might be possible to move the pipe so it drains into the rainwater system.

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Straight run to roof.
Atmospheric means no power vent... just hot air drafting upwards
Google search: gas vent height code

Atmospheric venting code depends on 4 basic factors:
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-amount of incoming air supply... if water heater is inside a closed room, then there is no air to draft up the pipe, burner will shut down or burn lazy yellow instead of clear blue
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Oil trap for 2 ton split unit


Pipe size is okay, not that I know any better than the manufacturer, but I would recommend at least two and possibly even three oil traps in the vapor line on the way back up.

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