The International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC ) is a model code produced by the International Code Council (ICC). This document provides the foundation. SECTION (IFGC) GENERAL. Scope. This chapter shall govern the design, installation, modification and maintenance of piping systems. International Fuel Gas Code IFGC/IFGS CHAPTER 8 REFERENCED STANDARDS · APPENDIX A (IFGS) SIZING AND CAPACITIES OF GAS PIPING.
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Pipe sizing between point of delivery and the house line regulator. Please enter your e-mail address below. A new edition such as this is promulgated every 3 years.
Piping, tubing and fittings shall either be tested by an approved third-party testing agency or certified by an approved third-party certification agency. Water 20112, automatic instantaneous. Voluntary compliance programs such as those promoting sustainability, energy efficiency and disaster resistance.
Your account has been marked for password reset. Capacity at 6 gal. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new plumbing designs. Water heater, automatic storage, gal. The total connected hourly load shall be used as the basis for pipe sizing, assuming that all appliances could be operating at full capacity simultaneously.
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Water heater, domestic, circulating or side-arm. Piping systems ifgcc be of such size and so installed as to provide a supply of gas sufficient to meet the maximum demand and supply gas to each appliance inlet at not less than the minimum supply pressure required by the appliance. There are several that relate specifically to the IFGC.
In modifying or adding to existing piping systems, sizes shall be maintained in accordance with this chapter. A nonprofit, public benefit corporation, ICC-ES does technical evaluations of building products, components, methods, and materials. Where two or more meters are installed on the same premises but supply separate consumers, the piping systems shall not be interconnected on the outlet side of the meters.
The applicability of this code to piping systems extends from the point of delivery to the connections with the appliance s and includes the design, materials, components, fabrication, assembly, installation, testing, inspection, operation and maintenance of such piping systems. All piping, tubing and fittings shall comply with the ifgx referenced standards, specifications and performance criteria of this code and shall be identified in accordance with Section Built-in oven or broiler unit, domestic.
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Get Involved ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance of codes and standards. Please change your password. Built-in top unit, domestic. Most industry professionals are familiar with the I-Codes as the basis of laws and regulations in communities across the U.
Where an input rating is not indicated, the gas supplier, appliance manufacturer or a qualified agency shall be contacted, or the rating from Table In addition to the codes themselves, the code development process brings together building professionals on a regular basis.
However, the impact of the codes extends well beyond the regulatory arena, as they are used in a variety of nonregulatory settings. All pipe utilized for the installation, extension and alteration of any piping system shall be sized to supply the full number of outlets for the intended purpose and shall be sized in accordance with Section Total load supplied by irgc single house line regulator not exceeding cubic feet per hour.
Gas piping shall be sized in accordance with one of the following:.
Where Equations ifyc are used to size piping or tubing, the pipe or tubing shall have smooth inside walls and the pipe length shall be determined in accordance with Section ICC instructors provide hands-on, practical problem-solving training and are available to teach on-site single or multiday courses. Pressure drop, inch water column Certification of building and construction-related products. Sign In or Register Here.
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