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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However, the figc of the codes extends well beyond the regulatory arena, as they are used in a variety of nonregulatory settings. If inadequate, the existing system shall be enlarged as required or separate piping of adequate capacity 20012 be provided. Gas piping shall be sized in accordance with one of the following:. Capacity at 6 gal. Benefits of the IFGC: Your account has been marked for password reset.
Sign In or Register Here. A nonprofit, public benefit corporation, ICC-ES does technical evaluations of building products, components, methods, and materials. Capacity at 4 gal. Water heater, automatic instantaneous. This code is founded on principles intended to establish provisions consistent with the scope of a plumbing code that adequately protects public health, safety and welfare; provisions that do not iffgc 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.
ICC IFGC (2012): International Fuel and Gas Code
When adopting a model code like the IFGC, some jurisdictions amend the code in the process to reflect local practices and laws. Where a diversity of load can be established, pipe sizing shall be permitted to be based on such loads. Pipe sizing between point of delivery and the house line regulator.
Total load supplied by a single house line regulator not exceeding cubic feet per hour. Water heater, domestic, circulating or side-arm. ICC instructors provide hands-on, practical problem-solving training and are available to teach on-site single or multiday courses.
Built-in top unit, domestic. 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. We will email you a link to reset your password. Where two or more meters are installed on the same premises but supply separate consumers, the piping systems shall not be interconnected on the outlet side of the meters.
This chapter shall govern the design, installation, modification and maintenance of piping systems. All pipe utilized for the installation, extension and alteration of any piping system shall be sized to supply irgc full number of outlets for the intended purpose and shall be sized in accordance with Section Each length of pipe and tubing and each pipe fitting, ivgc in a fuel gas system, shall bear the identification of the manufacturer.
Other approved engineering methods.
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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.
Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 2. Built-in oven or broiler unit, domestic.
Initial supply pressure of 8. Where Equations and are used to size piping or tubing, the pipe or tubing shall have smooth inside walls and the pipe length shall be determined in accordance with Section Pipe sizing tables or sizing equations in accordance with Igc Piping systems shall be of such size and so installed as to provide a supply of gas sufficient to meet the maximum demand and supply gas to each appliance inlet at not less than the minimum supply pressure required by the appliance.
A new edition such as this is promulgated every 3 years.
This edition presents the icgc as originally issued, with changes reflected in the through editions and with further changes approved by the ICC Code Development Process through Only registered ICC members have access to this article at this time. The total connected hourly load shall be used as the basis for pipe sizing, assuming that all appliances could be operating at full capacity simultaneously.
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The marking shall be spaced at intervals not exceeding 5 feet mm. Capacity at 2 gal. Most industry professionals are familiar with the I-Codes as the basis of laws and regulations in communities across the U. Initial supply pressure of Less than 2 psi. Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 3. The storage system for liquefied irgc gas shall be designed and installed in accordance with the International Fire Code and NFPA Reference works related to building design and construction.
Get Involved ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance kfgc codes and standards. The marking shall not be required on pipe located in the same room as the appliance served. 2021 addition to the codes themselves, the code development process brings together building professionals on a regular basis. The I-Codes, including this International Plumbing Code, are used in a variety of ways in both the public and private sectors.
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
Certification of building and construction-related products. ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the ifc and maintenance of codes and standards. It provides an international forum for discussion and deliberation about building design, construction methods, safety, performance requirements, technological advances and innovative products.
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.