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Don't see many of these around Boston. Other than treating this like a damp location, does anyone know of any other requirements?
 

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Do they still sell the Whole Earth Catolog?

My thought is that it's a drying, or dry storage situation, opposite of your OP statement. Yes, it will be GFCI - required! Low level lighting, CFP, or even LED, would be best here.

The area has either a constant stable enviroment or its maintained to be one.

If they are going to insulate the walls and ceiling, this will change the aveage
room tempertatures, Frankly any new I-valve will change the average room temp. I'm guessing 50 to 55 deg's, 50 to 60 degrees but it also get into what they are trying to store!

If it's always dry (not subject to outside enviroment factors), walls or floors not weaping the owner is way better off. Isolation from house services also helps even a blade wall or enclosing heater, water heater, can make a big difference.

A good portable dehumifilier if the area is good and stable, and they state the working Sq/Ft. of the dehumidifier. (Good for I'm thinking of up to a two car garage-area)

If larger there going to have to have to flip a coin for getting some mechanical involved.

Hope this helps.
 

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I thought he was referring to a simple cap stoop. No bigger than the poured entry pad above it. A light and a gfci and you're done
 

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Root Cellar

This will be a new structure with four rooms separately monitored by an atmospheric control module. Not sure if this falls under damp location requirements or agricultural.
 

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We still have them in 15330. Block building under ground for potatoes and other veggie storage. Some have a running stream.Cold cellar.
 

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This will be a new structure with four rooms separately monitored by an atmospheric control module. Not sure if this falls under damp location requirements or agricultural.
Is it detached? Are you installing a panel?
I would at least put a timer on the lighting, and you may need to have the capability to run a sump pump. A MWBC might not do that.
 

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root cellar

Building specs show quite a bit of construction with intake and exhaust fans controlled by sensors, so it seems it'll be an extremely controlled environment. Probably far from a simple traditional cellar. We yanks like to complicate everything.
 
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