Imperial Plumbing serves all of the city of Frisco, Texas including the following zip codes: 75024, 75034, 75035, 75068, 75070.
Water Heater Installation Requirements Info:
Water Heaters above ground or floor
When the attic, roof, mezzanine or platform in which a water heater is installed is more than eight (8) feet (2438 mm) above the ground or floor level, it shall be made accessible by a stairway or permanent ladder fastened to the building.
Exception: A max 10 gallon water heater (or larger with approval) is capable of being accessed through a lay-in ceiling and a water heater is installed is not more than ten (10) feet (3048 mm) above the ground or floor level and may be reached with a portable ladder.
Whenever the mezzanine or platform is not adequately lighted or access to a receptacle outlet is not obtainable from the main level, lighting and a receptacle outlet shall be provided in accordance with Section 502.1.
Frisco Plumbing Code Tips:
Requirements for discharge pipe
The discharge piping serving a pressure relief valve, temperature relief valve or combination thereof shall:
5. Discharge to an indirect waste receptor or to the outdoors. When discharging outside teh building, the point of discharge shall be with the end of the pip six (6) inches (152 mm) above the ground and pointing downward.
Location of shutoff valves
Shutoff valves shall be installed in the following locations:
2. On the water supply pipe to each sillcock when subject to freezing.
Hot water supply system
Where Required. In residential occupancies, hot water shall be supplied to all plumbing fixtures and equipment utilized for bathing, washing, culinary purposes, cleansing, laundry, or building maintenance. In nonresidential occupances, hot water shall be supplied for culinary purposes, cleansing, laundry, dishwashing, or building maintenance purposes. In non-residential occupancies, tempered water shall be supplied for bathing and hand washing purposes.
Pipe insulation. For automatic-circulating hot water and heat-traced system, piping shall be insulated with not less than one (1) inch (25 mm) of insulation having a conductivity not exceeding 0.27 Btu per inch/h ft² °F (1.53 W per 25 mm/m2 K). All other hot water systems shall be insulated with a minimum of 0.38 inch (9.5 mm) of insulating material.
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