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2018 International Fuel Gas Code Book


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  • Addresses the design and installation of fuel gas systems and gas fired appliances through prescriptive and performance requirements
  • Key changes include:
  • -- A new Section was added to recognize arc-resistant CSST products
  • -- The code now allows Schedule 10 steel pipe to be used, whereas previously, Schedule 40 was the lightest steel pipe material allowed
  • -- Schedule 10 steel pipe joints are allowed to be welded, brazed, flanged or assembled with press-connect fittings
  • -- Schedule 10 pipe cannot be threaded
  • -- The code clarifies that appliance shutoff valves located behind movable appliances, such as ranges and clothes dryers, are considered to be provided with the required access
  • -- The code now calls for the plastic vent pipe material to be labeled as complying with the standards for the specific pipe material as called out by the manufacturer
  • -- As an alternative, the plastic pipe can always be listed to UL1738
  • -- The clearances between direct-vent appliance vent terminals and openings in the building exterior that could allow combustion products to enter the building have been revised
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.5 x 10.5 in
  • ISBN-10: 160983741X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1609837419
  • Language: English
  • Package Weight: 14.4 oz
  • Paperback: 174 pages
  • Publisher: ICC, 1 edition
  • Series: International Code Council Series