undercut door

undercut door

A door without louvers which is given additional clearance at the floor line to provide ventilation.
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Does an undercut door or a transfer opening qualify?
It is clear that some ASHRAE research would be helpful in better defining how to treat an undercut door or a transfer opening.
For example, it seems advisable to further define whether an undercut door or a transfer opening qualifies as a permanent opening between rooms, and if so, how large would it need to be, and how high or low it should be installed.
How to treat an undercut door or a transfer opening, or a parallel ventilation system, really need further exploration.
1 Undercut door casing using underlayment and flooring as a guide.
Next, undercut door casings by laying the blade of a handsaw on a scrap of underlayment and horizontally cutting off the bottom of the casing.
4 UNDERCUT doors casings, jambs and other spots where you can't hide the flooring edge with baseboard or transition pieces.