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International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015)

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Preface

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Building Planning

Chapter 4 Foundations

Chapter 5 Floors

Chapter 6 Wall Construction

Chapter 7 Wall Covering

Chapter 8 Roof-Ceiling Construction

Chapter 9 Roof Assemblies

Chapter 10 Chimneys and Fireplaces

Chapter 11 [Re] Energy Efficiency

Chapter 12 Mechanical Administration

Chapter 13 General Mechanical System Requirements

Chapter 14 Heating and Cooling Equipment and Appliances

Chapter 15 Exhaust Systems

Chapter 16 Duct Systems

Chapter 17 Combustion Air

Chapter 18 Chimneys and Vents

Chapter 19 Special Appliances, Equipment and Systems

Chapter 20 Boilers and Water Heaters

Chapter 21 Hydronic Piping

Chapter 22 Special Piping and Storage Systems

Chapter 23 Solar Thermal Energy Systems

Chapter 24 Fuel Gas

Chapter 25 Plumbing Administration

Chapter 26 General Plumbing Requirements

Chapter 27 Plumbing Fixtures

Chapter 28 Water Heaters

Chapter 29 Water Supply and Distribution

Chapter 30 Sanitary Drainage

Chapter 31 Vents

Chapter 32 Traps

Chapter 33 Storm Drainage

Chapter 34 General Requirements

Chapter 35 Electrical Definitions

Chapter 36 Services

Chapter 37 Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements

Chapter 38 Wiring Methods

Chapter 39 Power and Lighting Distribution

Chapter 40 Devices and Luminaires

Chapter 41 Appliance Installation

Chapter 42 Swimming Pools [Electrical Provisions]

Chapter 43 Class 2 Remote-Control, Signaling and Power-Limited Circuits

Chapter 44 High-Velocity Hurricane Zones

Chapter 45 Private Swimming Pools

Chapter 46 Referenced Standards

Appendix A Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping

Appendix B Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped With Draft Hoods, Category I Appliances, and Appliances Listed for Use With Type B Vents

Appendix C Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct-Vent Venting Systems

Appendix D Recommended Procedure for Safety Inspection of an Existing Appliance Installation

Appendix E Florida Standard for Mitigation of Radon in Existing Buildings Effective: June 1, 1994

Appendix F Florida Standard for Passive Radon-Resistant New Residential Building Construction

Appendix G Piping Standards for Various Applications

Appendix H Patio Covers

Appendix I Private Sewage Disposal

Appendix J Existing Buildings and Structures

Appendix K Sound Transmission

Appendix L Permit Fees

Appendix M Home Day Care—r-3 Occupancy

Appendix N Venting Methods

Appendix O Automatic Vehicular Gates

Appendix P Sizing of Water Piping System

Appendix Q Reserved

Appendix R Light Straw-Clay Construction

Appendix S Strawbale Construction

Appendix T Recommended Procedure for Worst-Case Testing of Atmospheric Venting Systems Under N1102.4 or N1105 Conditions ≤ 5ach 50

Appendix U Solar-Ready Provisions—detached One- And Two-Family Dwellings, Multiple Single- Family Dwellings (Townhouses)

Table AG101.1 provides a list of plastic piping product standards for various applications.

TABLE AG101.1

PLASTIC PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONSa,b

APPLICATIONLOCATIONTYPE OF PLASTIC PIPING
ABSCPVCPEPE-AL-
PE
PE-RTPEXPEX-AL-
PEX
PPPVC
Central vacuumSystemASTM F2158
Foundation drainageSystemASTM F628ASTM F405ASTM D2665
ASTM D2729
ASTM D3034
Geothermal ground loopSystemASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
CSA B137.3
LoopASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
NSF 358-1
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Gray waterNonpressure
distribution/
collection
ASTM F628ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F2306
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2729
ASTM D2949
ASTM D3034
ASTM F891
ASTM F 1760
CSA B137.3
Gray waterPressure/
distribution
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
CSA B137.3
Radiant coolingLoop pipingASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Radiant heatingLoop pipingASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Rainwater harvestingNonpressure/
collection
ASTM F628ASTM F 1901ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2729
ASTM D2949
ASTM F891
ASTM F1760
CSA B137.3
Pressure/
distribution
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
CSA B137.3
Radon ventingSystem pipingASTM F628ASTM D1785
ASTM F891
ASTM F1760
Reclaimed waterMain to
building
service
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D3035
AWWA C901
CSA B137.1
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
AWWA C904
CSA B137.5
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
AWWA C905
CSA B137.3
Pressure/
distribution/
irrigation
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
AWWA C900
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
AWWA C900
Residential fire sprinklerscSprinklerASTM F441
ASTM F442
CSA B137.6
UL 1821
ASTM F2769ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
UL 1821
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Solar heatingPressure/
distribution
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
  1. This table indicates manufacturing standards for plastic piping materials that are suitable for use in the applications indicated. Such applications support green and sustainable building practices. The system designer or the installer of piping shall verify that the piping chosen for an application complies with local codes and the recommendations of the manufacturer of the piping.
  2. Fittings applicable for the piping shall be as recommended by the manufacturer of the piping.
  3. Piping systems for fire sprinkler applications shall be listed for the application.
ASTM
F1760—01 (2011)Standard Specification for Coextruded Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Non-Pressure Plastic Pipe Having Reprocessed-Recycled Content
F1901—10Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings for Roof Drain Systems
F2158—08Standard Specification for Residential Central-Vacuum Tube and Fittings
F2306—0812" to 60" Annular Corrugated Profilewall Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings for Gravity Flow Storm Sewer and Subsurface Drainage Applications
AWWA
900—07Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 in. through 12 in. (350 mm through 1200 mm), for Water Transmission and Distribution
905—10Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 14 in. through 48 in. (100 mm through 300 mm)
UL
1821—2011Standard for Thermoplastic Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Service
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