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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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. Utility service piping located within buildings shall be 2102 in accordance with the structural safety and fire protection provisions of the International Building Code.
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The marking shall not be required on pipe located in the same room as the appliance served. Built-in top unit, domestic. In modifying or adding to existing piping systems, sizes shall be maintained in accordance with this chapter.
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Pressure drop, inch water column Each length of pipe and tubing and each pipe fitting, utilized in a fuel gas system, shall bear the identification of the manufacturer. Capacity at 4 gal. The ifggc connected hourly load shall be used as the basis for pipe sizing, figc that all appliances could be operating at full capacity simultaneously.
0212 all the benefits that ICC Membership has to offer and become a member today to gain access to this exciting content. Pipe sizing tables or sizing equations in accordance with Section The marking shall be spaced at intervals not exceeding 5 feet mm.
International Fuel Gas Code 2012 (IFGC 2012)
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.
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. 20012
All pipe utilized for the installation, extension jfgc 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 Where a diversity of load can be established, pipe sizing shall be permitted to be based on such loads. This code is iffc on principles intended to establish provisions consistent with the scope of a plumbing code that adequately protects 212 health, safety and welfare; provisions that do not unnecessarily increase construction costs; provisions that do not restrict the use of new materials, products or methods of construction; and provisions that do not give preferential treatment to particular types or classes of materials, products or methods of construction.
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Table capacities are based on Type K copper tubing inside diameter shownwhich has the smallest inside diameter of the copper tubing products. There are several that relate specifically to the IFGC. A new edition such as this is promulgated every 3 years. In addition to the codes themselves, the code development process brings together building professionals on a regular basis.
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Other approved engineering methods. Built-in oven or broiler unit, domestic. Water heater, automatic instantaneous.
Code Development Current Version: Where two or more meters are installed on the same premises 202 supply separate consumers, the piping systems shall not be interconnected on the outlet side of the meters. Certification and credentialing of individuals involved in the fields of building design, construction and safety.
Pipe sizing between point of delivery and the house line regulator. Initial supply pressure of 8.