Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this code and standard, have the meanings indicated in this chapter.
Words used in the present tense include the future; words in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural, the singular.
Where terms are not defined through the methods authorized by this section, such terms shall have ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context implies.
[M] ACCESS (TO). That which enables a device, appliance or equipment to be reached by ready access or by a means that first requires the removal or movement of a panel, door or similar obstruction (see also “Ready access”).
. A gas-burning, automatically operated appliance for supplying cooled and/or dehumidified air or chilled liquid.
[M] AIR CONDITIONING. The treatment of air so as to control simultaneously the temperature, humidity, cleanness and distribution of the air to meet the requirements of a conditioned space.
[M] AIR, EXHAUST. Air being removed from any space or piece of equipment or appliance and conveyed directly to the atmosphere by means of openings or ducts.
[M] AIR-HANDLING UNIT. A blower or fan used for the purpose of distributing supply air to a room, space or area.
[M] AIR, MAKEUP. Air that is provided to replace air being exhausted.
[A] ALTERATION. A change in a system that involves an extension, addition or change to the arrangement, type or purpose of the original installation.
piping is installed and terminated above ground outside of a building.. A transition assembly in which plastic
[M] APPLIANCE. Any apparatus or device that utilizes a fuel or raw material to produce light, heat, power, refrigeration or air conditioning.
automatic burner ignition and safety shutoff device and other automatic devices which accomplish complete turn-on and shutoff of the gas to the main burner or burners, and graduate the gas supply to the burner or burners, but do not affect complete shutoff of the gas.. Appliances equipped with an
. An appliance equipped with an integral mechanical means to either draw or force products of combustion through the combustion chamber or heat exchanger.
(residential appliance). Any appliance in which the products of combustion at the point of entrance to the flue under normal operating conditions have a temperature of 1,000°F (538°C) or less.
. Any appliance in which the products of combustion at the point of entrance to the flue under normal operating conditions have a temperature of more than 1,000°F (538°C), but not greater than 2,000°F (1093°C).
vent or chimney directly to the outside atmosphere.. An appliance designed or installed in such a manner that the products of combustion are not conveyed by a
vent system.. An appliance designed and installed in such a manner that all of the products of combustion are conveyed directly from the appliance to the outside atmosphere through an approved chimney or
[A] APPROVED. Acceptable to the code official or other authority having jurisdiction.
[A] APPROVED AGENCY. An established and recognized agency that is approved by the code official and regularly engaged in conducting tests or furnishing inspection services.
. The pressure of the weight of air and water vapor on the surface of the earth, approximately 14.7 pounds per square inch (psi) (101 kPa absolute) at sea level.
burner(s) when the gas controlling device is turned on, including reignition if the flames on the burner(s) have been extinguished by means other than by the closing of the gas controlling device.. Ignition of gas at the
damper device attached to a chimney, vent connector, breeching or flue gas manifold to protect combustion appliances by controlling chimney draft. A double-acting barometric draft regulator is one whose balancing damper is free to move in either direction to protect combustion appliances from both excessive draft and backdraft.. A balanced
. A self-contained appliance for supplying steam or hot water.
. A boiler in which steam is generated and that operates at a steam pressure not exceeding 15 psig (100 kPa gauge).
piping to the grounding electrode system.. A conductor installed to electrically connect metallic gas
. A metal-joining process wherein coalescence is produced by the use of a nonferrous filler metal having a melting point above 1,000°F (538°C), but lower than that of the base metal being joined. The filler material is distributed between the closely fitted surfaces of the joint by capillary action.
. A general term including salamanders, barbecues and other appliances cooking primarily by radiated heat, excepting toasters.
BTU. Abbreviation for British thermal unit, which is the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 pound (454 g) of water 1°F (0.56°C) (1 Btu = 1055 J).
. A device for the final conveyance of the gas, or a mixture of gas and air, to the combustion zone.
burner that depends on draft induced by a fan that is an integral part of the appliance and is located downstream from the burner.. A
burner in which gas, air or both are supplied at pressures exceeding, for gas, the line pressure, and for air, atmospheric pressure, with this added pressure being applied at the burner.. A
[M] CHIMNEY. A primarily vertical structure containing one or more flues, for the purpose of carrying gaseous products of combustion and air from an appliance to the outside atmosphere.
. A listed and labeled chimney composed of factory-made components, assembled in the field in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and the conditions of the listing.
. A field-constructed chimney composed of solid masonry units, bricks, stones or concrete.
. A field-constructed chimney of metal.
[M] CLEARANCE. The minimum distance through air measured between the heat-producing surface of the mechanical appliance, device or equipment and the surface of the combustible material or assembly.
. An appliance used to dry wet laundry by means of heated air. Dryer classifications are as follows:
. Factory-built package, multiple production. Primarily used in family living environment. Usually the smallest unit physically and in function output.
. Factory-built package, multiple production. Used in business with direct intercourse of the function with the public. Not designed for use in individual family living environment.
[A] CODE. These regulations, subsequent amendments thereto or any emergency rule or regulation that the administrative authority having jurisdiction has lawfully adopted.
[A] CODE OFFICIAL. The officer or other designated authority charged with the administration and enforcement of this code, or a duly authorized representative.
[M] COMBUSTIBLE ASSEMBLY. Wall, floor, ceiling or other assembly constructed of one or more component materials that are not defined as noncombustible.
. Any material not defined as noncombustible.
[M] COMBUSTION. In the context of this code, refers to the rapid oxidation of fuel accompanied by the production of heat or heat and light.
. Air necessary for complete combustion of a fuel, including theoretical air and excess air.
[M] COMBUSTION CHAMBER. The portion of an appliance within which combustion occurs.
. Constituents resulting from the combustion of a fuel with the oxygen of the air, including inert gases, but excluding excess air.
. A location that cannot be accessed without damaging permanent parts of the building structure or finish surface. Spaces above, below or behind readily removable panels or doors shall not be considered as concealed.
. The liquid that condenses from a gas (including flue gas) caused by a reduction in temperature or increase in pressure.
pipe and fittings, semirigid metallic tubing and fittings or a listed and labeled device that connects an appliance to the gas piping system.(Fuel). Rigid metallic
[A] CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS. All of the written, graphic and pictorial documents prepared or assembled for describing the design, location and physical characteristics of the elements of the project necessary for obtaining a mechanical permit.
automatic device designed to regulate the gas, air, water or electrical supply to, or operation of, a mechanical system.. A manual or
. Appliances such as coffee brewers and coffee urns and any appurtenant water-heating appliance, food and dish warmers, hot plates, griddles, waffle bakers and other appliances designed for installation on or in a counter.
cubic foot (0.02832 m3) when at a temperature of 60°F (16°C), saturated with water vapor and under a pressure equivalent to that of 30 inches of mercury (101 kPa).. The amount of gas that occupies 1
draft or the rate of flow of air or combustion gases.. A manually or automatically controlled device to regulate
. A vented appliance wherein the primary function lies in the aesthetic effect of the flames.
fireplace, wherein the primary function lies in the aesthetic effect of the flames.. A vented appliance designed for installation within the fire chamber of a vented
cubic feet per hour, or Btu/h (1 Btu/h = 0.2931 W).. The maximum amount of gas input required per unit of time, usually expressed in
[B] DESIGN FLOOD ELEVATION. The elevation of the “design flood,” including wave height, relative to the datum specified on the community's legally designated flood hazard map.
flue gases are discharged directly to the outside atmosphere.. Appliances that are constructed and installed so that all air for combustion is derived directly from the outside atmosphere and all
. The pressure difference existing between the appliance or any component part and the atmosphere, that causes a continuous flow of air and products of combustion through the gas passages of the appliance to the atmosphere.
vent termination.. The pressure difference created by the action of a fan, blower or ejector that is located between the appliance and the chimney or
vent or chimney because of its height, and the temperature difference between the flue gases and the atmosphere.. The pressure difference created by a
vent connector from an appliance, that is designed to (1) provide for ready escape of the flue gases from the appliance in the event of no draft, backdraft or stoppage beyond the draft hood, (2) prevent a backdraft from entering the appliance, and (3) neutralize the effect of stack action of the chimney or gas vent upon operation of the appliance.. A nonadjustable device built into an appliance, or made as part of the
piping is exposed.. A gas having a moisture and hydrocarbon dew point below any normal temperature to which the gas
. A warm-air furnace normally installed in an air distribution duct to supply warm air for heating. This definition shall apply only to a warm-air heating appliance that depends for air circulation on a blower not furnished as part of the furnace.
[M] DUCT SYSTEM. A continuous passageway for the transmission of air that, in addition to ducts, includes duct fittings, dampers, plenums, fans and accessory air-handling equipment.
[B] DWELLING UNIT. A single unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation.
. Apparatus and devices other than appliances.
Masonry chimneys exposed to the outdoors on one or more sides below the roof line..
. A fire chamber and hearth constructed of noncombustible material for use with solid fuels and provided with a chimney.
fireplace composed of listed factory-built components assembled in accordance with the terms of listing to form the completed fireplace.. A
. A hearth and fire chamber of solid masonry units such as bricks, stones, listed masonry units or reinforced concrete, provided with a suitable chimney.
valve of the plug and barrel type designed for use with gas, and equipped with a lever handle for manual operation and a dial to indicate the percentage of opening.. A
main burner or group of burners when the means of ignition of such burners becomes inoperative, and when flame failure occurs on the burner or group of burners.. A device that will automatically shut off the fuel supply to a
. A device that will prevent the backflow of one gas into the supply system of another gas and prevent the passage of flame into the gas supply system.
[B] FLOOD HAZARD AREA. The greater of the following two areas:
1. The area within a floodplain subject to a 1 percent or greater chance of flooding in any given year.
2. This area designated as a flood hazard area on a community's flood hazard map, or otherwise legally designated.
. A completely self-contained furnace suspended from the floor of the space being heated, taking air for combustion from outside such space and with means for observing flames and lighting the appliance from such space.
floor furnace equipped with a fan which provides the primary means for circulating air.. A
floor furnace depending primarily upon circulation of air by gravity. This classification shall also include floor furnaces equipped with booster-type fans which do not materially restrict free circulation of air by gravity flow when such fans are not in operation.. A
combustion products pass from the combustion chamber of the appliance to the draft hood inlet opening on an appliance equipped with a draft hood or to the outlet of the appliance on an appliance not equipped with a draft hood.. The passage(s) within an appliance through which
. Products of combustion plus excess air in appliance flues or heat exchangers.
vent, for the purpose of protecting the surrounding structure from the effects of combustion products and for conveying combustion products without leakage to the atmosphere.(LINING). A system or material used to form the inside surface of a flue in a chimney or
Deleted . A natural gas, manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas or mixtures of these gases.
[M] FURNACE. A completely self-contained heating unit that is designed to supply heated air to spaces remote from or adjacent to the appliance location.
. A self-contained appliance for heating air by transfer of heat of combustion through metal to the air, and designed to supply heated air through ducts to spaces remote from or adjacent to the appliance location.
. A furnace designed with airflow discharge vertically downward at or near the bottom of the furnace.
fuel gas-powered summer air-conditioning system, contained in a common casing.. A single-package unit, consisting of a gas-fired forced-air furnace of one of the types listed below combined with an electrically or
central furnace equipped with a fan or blower which provides the primary means for circulation of air.. A
. A furnace equipped with a booster fan that does not materially restrict free circulation of air by gravity flow when the fan is not in operation.
. A furnace with airflow through the appliance essentially in a horizontal path.
. A furnace designed so that it can be installed with the airflow discharge in the upflow, horizontal or downflow direction.
. A furnace designed with airflow discharge vertically upward at or near the top of the furnace. This classification includes “highboy” furnaces with the blower mounted below the heating element and “lowboy” furnaces with the blower mounted beside the heating element.
. A specific heating, or heating and ventilating, furnace incorporating an integral total enclosure and using only outside air for combustion.
. An air compartment or chamber to which one or more ducts are connected and which forms part of an air distribution system.
piping. The device includes an integral, manually operated valve with a nondisplaceable valve member and is designed so that disconnection of an appliance only occurs when the manually operated valve is in the closed position.. A permanently mounted, manually operated device that provides the means for connecting an appliance to, and disconnecting an appliance from, the supply
[F] GASEOUS HYDROGEN SYSTEM. See Section 702.1.
[M] HAZARDOUS LOCATION. Any location considered to be a fire hazard for flammable vapors, dust, combustible fibers or other highly combustible substances. The location is not necessarily categorized in the building code as a high-hazard group classification.
Piping system.”. See “
[F] HYDROGEN CUT-OFF ROOM. See Section 702.1.
HYDROGEN GENERATING APPLIANCE. See Section 702.1.
[M] IGNITION SOURCE. A flame, spark or hot surface capable of igniting flammable vapors or fumes. Such sources include appliance burners, burner ignitors and electrical switching devices.
. An appliance used to reduce combustible refuse material to ashes and which is manufactured, sold and installed as a complete unit.
burners are released into the air stream being heated. The purpose of the heater is to offset building heat loss by heating only outdoor air.. A heater in which all the products of combustion generated by the
burners are released into the air stream being heated. The purpose of the heater is to offset building heat loss by heating outdoor air, and, if applicable, indoor air.. A heater in which all the products of combustion generated by the
. A heater that directs a substantial amount of its energy output in the form of infrared radiant energy into the area to be heated. Such heaters are of either the vented or unvented type.
. A joint made by bolting together a pair of flanged ends.
. A metal-to-metal compression joint in which a conical spread is made on the end of a tube that is compressed by a flare nut against a mating flare.
piping by the use of an adhesive substance which forms a continuous bond between the mating surfaces without dissolving either one of them.. A joint made in thermoset plastic
piping by heating the parts sufficiently to permit fusion of the materials when the parts are pressed together.. A joint made in thermoplastic
. A gas-tight joint obtained by the joining of metal parts in molten state.
[A] LABELED. Equipment, materials or products to which have been affixed a label, seal, symbol or other identifying mark of a nationally recognized testing laboratory, inspection agency or other organization concerned with product evaluation that maintains periodic inspection of the production of the above-labeled items and whose labeling indicates either that the equipment, material or product meets identified standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified purpose.
piping system to verify that the system does not leak.. An operation performed on a gas
. A device responsive to changes in pressure, temperature or level for turning on, shutting off or throttling the gas supply to an appliance.
. Liquefied petroleum gas composed predominately of propane, propylene, butanes or butylenes, or mixtures thereof that is gaseous under normal atmospheric conditions, but is capable of being liquefied under moderate pressure at normal temperatures.
[A] LISTED. Equipment, materials, products or services included in a list published by an organization acceptable to the code official and concerned with evaluation of products or services that maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials or periodic evaluation of services and whose listing states either that the equipment, material, product or service meets identified standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified purpose.
. Space within a dwelling unit utilized for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, bathing, washing and sanitation purposes.
valve of the plug and barrel type provided with means for maintaining a lubricant between the bearing surfaces.. A
. A device or group of devices essentially forming an integral unit for the final conveyance of gas or a mixture of gas and air to the combustion zone, and on which combustion takes place to accomplish the function for which the appliance is designed.
. The instrument installed to measure the volume of gas delivered through it.
Modulating or throttling is the action of a control from its maximum to minimum position in either predetermined steps or increments of movement as caused by its actuating medium..
[M] NONCOMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS. Materials that, when tested in accordance with ASTM E 136, have at least three of four specimens tested meeting all of the following criteria:
1. The recorded temperature of the surface and interior thermocouples shall not at any time during the test rise more than 54°F (30°C) above the furnace temperature at the beginning of the test.
2. There shall not be flaming from the specimen after the first 30 seconds.
3. If the weight loss of the specimen during testing exceeds 50 percent, the recorded temperature of the surface and interior thermocouples shall not at any time during the test rise above the furnace air temperature at the beginning of the test, and there shall not be flaming of the specimen.
[A] OCCUPANCY. The purpose for which a building, or portion thereof, is utilized or occupied.
VENT). A combination of approved bends that makes two changes in direction bringing one section of the vent out of line but into a line parallel with the other section.(
piping system.. The point at which a gas-fired appliance connects to the gas
. A rigid conduit of iron, steel, copper, brass or plastic.
. Semirigid conduit of copper, aluminum, plastic or steel.
piping, valves and fittings from the outlet of the point of delivery to the outlets of the appliance shutoff valves.. All fuel
. A plastic that is capable of being repeatedly softened by increase of temperature and hardened by decrease of temperature.
point of delivery is the outlet of the service meter assembly or the outlet of the service regulator or service shutoff valve where a meter is not provided. Where a valve is provided at the outlet of the service meter assembly, such valve shall be considered to be downstream of the point of delivery. For undiluted liquefied petroleum gas systems, the point of delivery shall be considered to be the outlet of the service pressure regulator, exclusive of line gas regulators, in the system.. For natural gas systems, the
. A fuel cell generator of electricity, which is not fixed in place. A portable fuel cell appliance utilizes a cord and plug connection to a grid-isolated load and has an integral fuel supply.
piping following its installation or modification.. An operation performed to verify the gas-tight integrity of gas
. To free a gas conduit of air or gas, or a mixture of gas and air.
automatic means to shut off the gas supply when the device is disconnected.. A hand-operated device that provides a means for connecting and disconnecting an appliance or an appliance connector to a gas supply and that is equipped with an
[M] READY ACCESS (TO). That which enables a device, appliance or equipment to be directly reached, without requiring the removal or movement of any panel, door or similar obstruction (see “Access”).
[A] REGISTERED DESIGN PROFESSIONAL. An individual who is registered or licensed to practice their respective design profession as defined by the statutory requirements of the professional registration laws of the state or jurisdiction in which the project is to be constructed.
pressure regulator for controlling pressure to the manifold of the appliance. Types of appliance regulators are as follows:. A
1. Spring type, limited adjustment. A regulator in which the regulating force acting upon the diaphragm is derived principally from a spring, the loading of which is adjustable over a range of not more than 15 percent of the outlet pressure at the midpoint of the adjustment range.
2. Spring type, standard adjustment. A regulator in which the regulating force acting upon the diaphragm is derived principally from a spring, the loading of which is adjustable. The adjustment means shall be concealed.
Multistage. A regulator for use with a single gas whose adjustment means is capable of being positioned manually or automatically to two or more predetermined outlet pressure settings. Each of these settings shall be adjustable or nonadjustable. The regulator may modulate outlet pressures automatically between its maximum and minimum predetermined outlet pressure settings.
1. Spring type, nonadjustable. A regulator in which the regulating force acting upon the diaphragm is derived principally from a spring, the loading of which is not field adjustable.
2. Weight type. A regulator in which the regulating force acting upon the diaphragm is derived from a weight or combination of weights.
service pressure regulator and the appliance for controlling, maintaining or reducing the pressure in that portion of the piping system downstream of the device.. A device placed in a gas line between the
Regulator). A line pressure regulator that reduces gas pressure from the range of greater than 0.5 psig (3.4 kPa) and less than or equal to 5 psig (34.5 kPa) to a lower pressure.(MP
piping system downstream of the device.. A device placed in a gas line for reducing, controlling and maintaining the pressure in that portion of the
regulator located upstream from all line gas pressure regulators, where installed, and downstream from any first stage or a high pressure regulator in the system.. For natural gas systems, a device installed by the serving gas supplier to reduce and limit the service line pressure to delivery pressure. For undiluted liquefied petroleum gas systems, the
draft hood to permit the ready escape to the atmosphere of the flue products from the draft hood in the event of no draft, back draft or stoppage beyond the draft hood, and to permit air into the draft hood in the event of a strong chimney updraft.. The opening provided in a
valve designed to forestall the development of a dangerous condition by relieving either pressure, temperature or vacuum in the hot water supply system.(DEVICE). A safety
automatic valve that opens and closes a relief vent, depending on whether the pressure is above or below a predetermined value.. An
valve that automatically opens a relief vent at a predetermined temperature and that must be manually returned to the closed position.. A
automatic valve that opens and closes a relief vent, depending on whether the temperature is above or below a predetermined value.. An
valve that automatically opens and closes a vent for relieving a vacuum within the hot water supply system, depending on whether the vacuum is above or below a predetermined value.. A
[B] SHAFT. An enclosed space extending through one or more stories of a building, connecting vertical openings in successive floors, or floors and the roof.
[B] SLEEPING UNIT. A room or space in which people sleep, which can also include permanent provisions for living, eating and either sanitation or kitchen facilities, but not both. Such rooms and spaces that are also part of a dwelling unit are not sleeping units.
specific gravity is the ratio of the weight of a given volume to that of the same volume of air, both measured under the same condition.. As applied to gas,
. A self-contained package or factory-matched packages which constitute an automatically operated assembly of integrated systems for generating electrical energy and recoverable thermal energy that is permanently connected and fixed in place.
controls electrically, by means of separate components, the flow of gas to the burner(s) to maintain selected temperatures.. A device that senses changes in temperature and
automatic device, actuated by temperature changes, designed to control the gas supply to the burner(s) in order to maintain temperatures between predetermined limits, and in which the thermal actuating element is an integral part of the device.. An
1. Graduating thermostat. A thermostat in which the motion of the valve is approximately in direct proportion to the effective motion of the thermal element induced by temperature change.
2. Snap-acting thermostat. A thermostat in which the thermostatic valve travels instantly from the closed to the open position, and vice versa.
[P] THIRD-PARTY CERTIFICATION AGENCY. An approved agency operating a product or material certification system that incorporates initial product testing, assessment and surveillance of a manufacturer’s quality control system.
[P] THIRD-PARTY CERTIFIED. Certification obtained by the manufacturer indicating that the function and performance characteristics of a product or material have been determined by testing and ongoing surveillance by an approved third-party certification agency. Assertion of certification is in the form of identification in accordance with the requirements of the third-party certification agency.
[P] THIRD-PARTY TESTED. Procedure by which an approved testing laboratory provides documentation that a product, material or system conforms to specified requirements.
pipe to steel pipe. The purpose of this fitting is to provide a permanent, pressure-tight connection between two materials which cannot be joined directly one to another.. An adapter for joining plastic
outlet air duct and, where the appliance is for indoor installation remote from the space to be heated, is also equipped with provisions for attaching an inlet air duct.. A self-contained, automatically controlled, vented appliance having integral means for circulation of air against 0.2 inch (15 mm H2O) or greater static pressure. Such appliance is equipped with provisions for attaching an
. A self-contained, automatically controlled, vented appliance, intended for installation in the space to be heated without the use of ducts, having integral means for circulation of air. Such units are allowed to be equipped with louvers or face extensions made in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.
. A boiler not listed by a nationally recognized testing agency.
. An unvented heating appliance designed for stationary installation and utilized to provide comfort heating. Such appliances provide radiant heat or convection heat by gravity or fan circulation directly from the heater and do not utilize ducts.
valve located in the piping system, used to isolate individual appliances for purposes such as service or replacement.. A
automatic or semiautomatic device consisting essentially of a valve and operator that control the gas supply to the burner(s) during operation of an appliance. The operator shall be actuated by application of gas pressure on a flexible diaphragm, by electrical means, by mechanical means, or by other approved means.. An
valve used in conjunction with an automatic gas shutoff device to shut off the gas supply to a water-heating system. It shall be constructed integrally with the gas shutoff device or shall be a separate assembly.. A
valve in the gas line for the purpose of completely turning on or shutting off the gas supply to the appliance, except to pilot or pilots that are provided with independent shutoff.. A manually operated
automatic shutoff valve installed in the gas supply piping and set to shut off when unsafe conditions occur. The device remains closed until manually reopened.. An
valve, installed by the serving gas supplier between the service meter or source of supply and the customer piping system, to shut off the entire piping system.. A
pipe or other conduit composed of factory-made components, containing a passageway for conveying combustion products and air to the atmosphere, listed and labeled for use with a specific type or class of appliance.. A
vent listed and labeled for use with appliances with draft hoods and other Category I appliances that are listed for use with Type B vents.. A
vent listed and labeled for use with wall furnaces.. A
vent listed and labeled for use with appliances that are listed for use with Type L or Type B vents.. A
. See “Connector.”
Piping run from a pressure-regulating device to the outdoors, designed to provide a reference to atmospheric pressure. If the device incorporates an integral pressure relief mechanism, a breather vent can also serve as a relief vent..
Piping run from a pressure-regulating or pressure-limiting device to the outdoors, designed to provide for the safe venting of gas in the event of excessive pressure in the gas piping system..
vent selection are classified into the following four categories:. Appliances that are categorized for the purpose of
vent static pressure and with a vent gas temperature that avoids excessive condensate production in the vent.. An appliance that operates with a nonpositive
vent static pressure and with a vent gas temperature that is capable of causing excessive condensate production in the vent.. An appliance that operates with a nonpositive
vent static pressure and with a vent gas temperature that avoids excessive condensate production in the vent.. An appliance that operates with a positive
vent static pressure and with a vent gas temperature that is capable of causing excessive condensate production in the vent.. An appliance that operates with a positive
. A vented self-contained, free-standing, nonrecessed appliance for furnishing warm air to the space in which it is installed, directly from the heater without duct connections.
flue collar or draft hood of an appliance to the outside atmosphere for the purpose of removing flue or vent gases. A venting system is usually composed of a vent or a chimney and vent connector, if used, assembled to form the open passageway.. A continuous open passageway from the
venting system using a fan or other mechanical means to cause the removal of flue or vent gases under positive static vent pressure.. A portion of a
venting system using a fan or other mechanical means to cause the removal of flue or vent gases under nonpositive static vent pressure.. A portion of a
venting system designed to remove flue or vent gases by mechanical means, that consists of an induced draft portion under nonpositive static pressure or a forced draft portion under positive static pressure.. A
venting system designed to remove flue or vent gases under nonpositive static vent pressure entirely by natural draft.. A
. A room heater of the type designed for insertion in or attachment to a wall or partition. Such heater does not incorporate concealed venting arrangements in its construction and discharges all products of combustion through the front into the room being heated.
equipment that heats potable water and supplies such water to the potable hot water distribution system.. Any heating appliance or