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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 ยท APPENDIX A (IFGS) SIZING AND CAPACITIES OF GAS PIPING.

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Initial supply pressure of 8. Pipe sizing between point of delivery and the house line regulator.

Code Development Current Version: The total connected 20122 load shall be used as the basis for pipe sizing, assuming that all appliances could be operating at full capacity simultaneously.

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 unnecessarily 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.

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Certification of building and construction-related products. The storage system for liquefied petroleum gas shall be designed and installed in accordance with the International Fire Code and NFPA Capacity at 6 gal. In addition to the codes themselves, the code development process brings together building professionals on a regular basis. Voluntary compliance programs such as those promoting sustainability, energy efficiency and disaster resistance. ICC instructors provide hands-on, practical problem-solving training and are available to teach on-site single or multiday courses.


Total load supplied by a single house line regulator not exceeding cubic feet per hour. 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. Your account has been marked for password reset.

Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 2. The I-Codes, including this International Plumbing Code, are used in a variety of ways in both the public and private sectors. Certification and credentialing of individuals involved in the fields of building design, construction and safety. Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 5. However, the impact of the codes extends well beyond the regulatory arena, as they are used in a variety of nonregulatory settings.

Most industry professionals are familiar ifbc the I-Codes as the basis of laws and regulations in 20122 across the U.

Gas piping shall be sized in accordance ifhc one of the following:. All pipe utilized for the installation, extension and alteration of any piping system shall be sized to supply the full 212 of outlets for the intended purpose and shall be sized in accordance with Section Each length of pipe and tubing and each pipe fitting, utilized in a fuel gas system, shall bear the identification of the manufacturer.

Utility service piping located within buildings shall be installed in accordance with the structural safety and fire protection provisions of the International Building Code. Water heater, automatic storage, gal.

2012 International Fuel Gas Code

Built-in oven or broiler unit, domestic. It provides an international forum for discussion and deliberation about building design, construction methods, safety, performance requirements, technological advances and innovative products.

If inadequate, the existing system shall be enlarged as required or separate piping of adequate capacity shall be provided. Table capacities are based on Type K copper tubing inside diameter shownwhich has the smallest inside diameter of the copper tubing products.


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International Fuel Gas Code 2012 (IFGC 2012)

Other approved engineering methods. Clothes dryer, Type 1 domestic. All piping, tubing and fittings shall comply with the applicable referenced standards, specifications and performance criteria of this code and shall be identified in accordance with Section Built-in top unit, domestic.

ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance of codes and standards. There are several that relate specifically to the IFGC. Where two or more meters are ifgv on the same premises but supply separate consumers, the piping systems shall not be interconnected on the outlet side of the meters.

Water heater, automatic storage, to gal. We will email you a link to reset your password. Where Equations and igfc 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 Please change your password.

CHAPTER 4 GAS PIPING INSTALLATIONS | International Fuel Gas Code | ICC premiumACCESS

Capacity at 2 gal. Reference works related to building design and construction. Piping systems shall be lfgc 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.