Residential fueling appliances shall be connected to the premises’ gas piping system without causing damage to the piping system or the connection to the internal appliance apparatus.
Residential fueling appliances located outdoors shall be installed on a firm, noncombustible base.
Where located indoors, residential fueling appliances shall be vented to the outdoors. A gas detector set to operate at one-fifth of the lower limit of flammability of natural gas shall be installed in the room or space containing the appliance. The detector shall be located within 6 inches (152 mm) of the highest point in the room or space. The detector shall stop the operation of the appliance and activate an audible or a visual alarm.