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2018 International Mechanical Code®

ISBN 13: 9781609837433

ISBN 10: 1609837436

Author: International Code Council (ICC)

Pages:

Published: 09/13/2017

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Description
Establishes minimum regulations for mechanical systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. The IMC was developed with broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials, methods and design. Important changes include:
Added coverage of pollution control units.
A new exception was added to recognize Type I kitchen hoods listed for clearances to combustibles of less than 18 inches. Added coverage for a newer type of non-metallic duct, phenolic duct.
New coverage for high volume large diameter fans (HVLD), also referred to as high volume low speed (HVLS) fans.
Relaxed requirements for sealing of duct joints and seams for Snap- and Button-lock duct joints located within the thermal envelope.
Author Bio
International Code Council (ICC)
ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC.
cover image - 2018 International Mechanical Code®
Table of Contents
1. Scope and Administration
2. Administration and Enforcement
3. Definitions
4. Ventilation
5. Exhaust Systems
6. Duct Systems
7. Combustion Air
8. Chimneys and Vents
9. Specific Appliances, Fireplaces and Solid Fuel-Burning Equipment
10. Boilers, Water Heaters and Pressure Vessels
11. Refrigeration
12. Hydronic Piping
13. Fuel Oil Piping and Storage
14. Solar Thermal Systems
15. Referenced Standards
16. Appendix A: Chimney Connector Pass Throughs
17. Appendix B: Recommended Permit Fee Schedule