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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Piping systems shall be of such size and so installed as to provide a supply of gas sufficient to ifc the maximum demand and supply gas to each appliance inlet at not less than the minimum supply pressure required by the appliance. 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 This chapter shall govern the design, iftc, modification and maintenance of piping systems.

Pressure drop, inch water column Voluntary compliance programs such as those promoting sustainability, energy efficiency and disaster resistance.

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Capacity at 4 gal. Piping, tubing and fittings shall either be tested by an approved third-party testing agency or certified by an approved third-party certification agency. 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, ofgc, operation and maintenance of such piping systems.


Initial supply pressure of 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. Capacity ivgc 2 gal. Each length of pipe and tubing and each pipe fitting, utilized in a fuel gas system, shall bear the identification of the manufacturer.

A new edition such as this is promulgated every 3 years. 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.

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Water heater, automatic storage, to gal. Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 2. Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 3. We will email you a link to reset your password.

International Fuel Gas Code 2012 (IFGC 2012)

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. 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.

Pipe sizing between point of delivery and the house line regulator. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new plumbing designs. Built-in top unit, domestic.


Total load supplied by a single house line regulator not exceeding cubic feet per hour. In addition to the codes themselves, the code development process brings together building professionals on a regular basis. Reference works related to building design and construction.

2012 International Fuel Gas Code

Less than 2 psi. Water heater, automatic instantaneous.

Water heater, domestic, circulating or side-arm. Where an input rating is not indicated, the gas supplier, appliance manufacturer or a qualified agency shall be contacted, or the rating from Table Only registered ICC members have access to this article at this time.

kfgc Gas piping shall be sized in accordance with one of the following:. There are several that relate specifically to the IFGC. 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 212 treatment to particular types or classes of materials, products or methods of construction.

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