Last edited 06 May 2021

Damper

The 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), published by the International Code Council (ICC) defines a damper as: ‘A device that will restrict, retard or direct the flow of air in any duct, or the products of combustion of heat-producing equipment, vent connector, vent or chimney.’

For example, see: Smoke damper and Fire damper.

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