2009 International Mechanical Code: Softcover Version by International Code Council

By International Code Council

For the most up-tp-date mechanical codes that deal with the layout and set up of the most up-tp-date mechanical structures, use the 2009 overseas Mechanical Code. Designed to supply entire laws for mechanical structures and kit, it contains insurance of HVAC, exhaust structures, chimneys and vents, ducts, home equipment, boilers, water warmers, fridges, hydronic piping, and sun platforms. This necessary reference makes use of prescriptive- and function- similar provisions to set up minimal rules for a number of structures.

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In flood hazard areas subject to high-velocity wave action, mechanical systems and equipment shall not be mounted on or penetrate walls intended to break away under flood loads. 14 Rodentproofing. Buildings or structures and the walls enclosing habitable or occupiable rooms and spaces in which persons live, sleep or work, or in which feed, food or foodstuffs are stored, prepared, processed, served or sold, shall be constructed to protect against the entrance of rodents in accordance with the International Building Code.

MECHANICAL SYSTEM. A system specifically addressed and regulated in this code and composed of components, devices, appliances and equipment. MEDIUM-DUTY COOKING APPLIANCE. Medium-duty cooking appliances include electric discrete element ranges (with or without oven), electric and gas hot-top ranges, electric and gas griddles, electric and gas double-sided griddles, electric and gas fryers (including open deep fat fryers, donut fryers, kettle fryers and pressure fryers), electric and gas conveyor pizza ovens, electric and gas tilting skillets (braising pans) and electric and gas rotisseries.

Room volume shall be computed using the gross floor area and the actual ceiling height up to a maximum computation height of 8 feet (2438 mm). 6 Outdoor locations. Appliances installed in other than indoor locations shall be listed and labeled for outdoor installation. 7 Pit locations. Appliances installed in pits or excavations shall not come in direct contact with the surrounding soil. The sides of the pit or excavation shall be held back a minimum of 12 inches (305 mm) from the appliance. Where the depth exceeds 12 inches (305 mm) below adjoining grade, the walls of the pit or excavation shall be lined with concrete or masonry.

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