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2017 NFPA Code LP-Gas storage locations

The 2017 NFPA 58 provides requirements for LP-Gas containers.  Location distances to various objects including lot lines, structures, ignition sources, power lines, other tanks, etc. can be found in chapter 6. Specific distance requirements to building openings and ignitions sources … Continue reading

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2015 Residential Code for Gas Pipe Support

The 2015 Residential Code (G2418) requires gas pipe  support both vertically and horizontally.  Horizontal support spacing distances vary by pipe diameter and can be found in table G2424.1.  The distance varies anywhere from six to ten feet depending on pipe … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for gas line testing

The 2012 International Residential Code (G2417.1) requires installation of gas piping to be visually inspected and pressure tested to ensure materials, design and fabrication meet code requirements. The code (G2415.19) also requires the testing of all gas piping before it … Continue reading

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