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Tip #110. Does encapsulated/closed crawl space technology meet building code requirements?
Yes, but encapsulated/closed crawl spaces are not yet a requirement. Studies have been conducted on this technology at the urging of foundation specialists because of the continual problems with traditional ventilation from outside air. With these completed studies foundation specialists are making a case to update the current building code requirements.