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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Most industry professionals are familiar with the I-Codes as the basis of laws and regulations in communities across the U.
Initial supply pressure of Piping from multiple meter installations shall be marked with an approved permanent identification by the installer so that the piping system supplied by each meter is readily identifiable.
A new edition such as this is promulgated every 3 years. The total connected 22012 load shall be used as the basis for pipe sizing, assuming that all appliances could be operating at full capacity simultaneously. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new plumbing designs. Water heater, automatic storage, gal.
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 2. Piping, tubing and fittings shall either be tested by an approved third-party testing agency or certified by an approved third-party certification agency. 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.
This edition presents the code as originally issued, with ifgx reflected in the through editions and with further changes approved by the ICC Code Development Process through Water heater, domestic, circulating or side-arm.
If inadequate, the existing system shall be enlarged as required or separate piping of adequate capacity shall be provided. There are several that relate specifically to the IFGC.
Built-in oven or broiler unit, domestic. ICC instructors provide hands-on, practical problem-solving training and are available to teach on-site single or multiday courses.
Pipe sizing tables or sizing equations in accordance with Section Where Equations and 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 Each length of pipe and tubing and each ifvc fitting, utilized in a fuel gas system, shall bear the identification of the manufacturer.
ICC IFGC (2012): International Fuel and Gas Code
The I-Codes, including this International Plumbing Code, are used in a variety of ways in both the public and private sectors. Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 3. Pressure ofgc, inch water column Where a diversity of load can be established, pipe sizing shall be permitted to be based on such loads.
College, university and professional school textbooks and curricula. Ifvc operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance of codes and standards. A nonprofit, public benefit corporation, ICC-ES does technical evaluations of building products, components, methods, and materials. The insurance industry, to estimate and manage risk, and as a tool in underwriting and rate decisions. 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 Piping systems shall 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.
ICC IFGC (): International Fuel and Gas Code
Where an additional appliance is to be served, the existing piping shall be checked to determine if it has adequate capacity for all appliance s served. Water heater, automatic instantaneous. Explore all the benefits that ICC Membership has to offer and become a member today to gain access to this exciting content. Capacity at 2 gal. This chapter shall govern the design, installation, modification and maintenance of piping systems.
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Water heater, automatic storage, to gal. Certification of building and construction-related products. Less than 2 psi. Utility service piping located within buildings shall be installed in accordance with the structural safety and fire protection provisions of the International Building Code. Iftc In or Register Here. Total load supplied by a single house line regulator not exceeding cubic feet per hour. Other approved engineering methods. Your account has been marked for password reset.
This code is founded on principles intended to establish provisions consistent with the scope of a plumbing code that adequately protects public health, safety and welfare; provisions that do not unnecessarily increase construction costs; provisions that do not restrict the use of new ifcg, products or methods of construction; and provisions that do not give preferential treatment to particular types ifggc classes of materials, products or methods of construction.
We will email you a link to reset your password. Certification and credentialing of individuals involved in the fields of building design, construction and safety. Please enter your e-mail address below. Clothes dryer, Type 1 domestic. The marking shall not be required on pipe located in the same room as the appliance served. Get Involved ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance of codes and standards. Where an input rating is not indicated, the gas supplier, appliance manufacturer or a qualified agency shall be contacted, or the rating from Table 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.
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The storage system for liquefied petroleum gas shall be designed and installed in accordance with the International Fire Code and NFPA In modifying or adding to existing piping systems, sizes shall be maintained in ufgc with this chapter.
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