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Section G2428 (504) Sizing of Category Iappliance Venting Systems

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G2428.1 (504.1) Definitions
The following definitions apply to the tables in this section.
APPLIANCE CATEGORIZED VENT DIAMETER/AREA. The minimum vent area/diameter permissible for Category I appliances to maintain a nonpositive vent static pressure when tested in accordance with nationally recognized standards.
FAN-ASSISTED COMBUSTION SYSTEM. An appliance equipped with an integral mechanical means to either draw or force products of combustion through the combustion chamber or heat exchanger.
FAN Min. The minimum input rating of a Category I fan-assisted appliance attached to a vent or connector.
FAN Max. The maximum input rating of a Category I fan-assisted appliance attached to a vent or connector.
NAT Max. The maximum input rating of a Category I draft-hood-equipped appliance attached to a vent or connector.
FAN + FAN. The maximum combined appliance input rating of two or more Category I fan-assisted appliances attached to the common vent.
FAN + NAT. The maximum combined appliance input rating of one or more Category I fan-assisted appliances and one or more Category I draft-hood-equipped appliances attached to the common vent.
NA. Vent configuration is not permitted due to potential for condensate formation or pressurization of the venting system, or not applicable due to physical or geometric restraints.
NAT + NAT. The maximum combined appliance input rating of two or more Category I draft-hood-equipped appliances attached to the common vent.
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