2.0205.1 Gas and Oil-Fired Equipment

Topic: 
Combustion Safety
Subtopic: 
Gas and Oil-Fired Equipment
Desired Outcome: 
Combustion products are properly vented to the outdoors
For supporting material, see Referenced Standards.
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
2.0205.1a
Combustion air

Combustion air shall be calculated and provided in conformance with the applicable code adopted by the jurisdiction, and manufacturer installation requirements

In instances where conflicts occur between the code and the manufacturer's installation instructions, the more restrictive provisions shall apply

In absence of a local code, combustion air shall be calculated and provided in conformance with any of the following: NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 54, IFGC IFGC International Fuel Gas Code , or NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 31

Do not damage building

Protect workers and occupants from injury

2.0205.1b
Installation

Venting systems will be installed considering proper material, pitch, common venting, chimney liner, clearance, total equivalent length, and termination in accordance with the applicable code adopted by the jurisdiction and manufacturer installation requirements

In instances where conflicts occur between the code and the manufacturer's installation instructions, the more restrictive provisions shall apply

In absence of local code, combustion byproducts shall be removed in accordance with any of the following: NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 54, IFGC IFGC International Fuel Gas Code , or NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 31

Exhaust combustion products to the outdoors

Protect building from damage

Protect workers and occupants from injury

2.0205.1c
Orphaned equipment Orphaned equipment Condition when one smaller combustion appliance exists after being commonly vented with a larger appliance. What remains is a larger exhaust flue or chimney than is necessary for the remaining smaller appliance

Existing vent system or chimney will be resized or relined in accordance with the applicable code adopted by the jurisdiction when one or more common vented appliances are removed

In absence of local code, combustion byproducts shall be removed in accordance with any of the following: NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 54, IFGC IFGC International Fuel Gas Code , or NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 31

Exhaust combustion products to the outdoors

Protect building from damage

Protect workers and occupants from injury