2Notes for ELECTRIC water heaters: 1. Dielectric unions 18” above garage floor. Required Pipe insulation is required on first 5 feet of hot and cold water pipe
2When the heater senses a need for hot water, the pilot light will ignite the main . are installed on the floor in basements, utility rooms, and even garages. Thus
2Distance requirements for water heater installation are based on safety. fires and explosions in case a flammable substance is spilled on the floor near the water heater. This requirement applies to gas units, not electrical ones, since gas
2Gas water heaters installed in garages shall be elevated 18" above the floor in garages. • A drainage pan shall be installed and piped to a drain or to the exterior
2Flex lines are acceptable on the cold water inlet and the hot water inlet. Water heaters installed in garages and attics must have the water pipes insulated. must be elevated 18" off the garage floor unless the water heater is a sealed unit.
2It is my understanding that the 18" above garage floor standard applies to both gas and electric water heaters. My narrative reads as follows: “Water heaters are
2Jan 1, 2017 If ELECTRICAL water heater installed in the GARAGE ( NOT in the house ) does it Where water heaters or hot water storage exterior through an air gap but many AHJs will allow TPR discharge to drain to the garage floor.
2Heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) are an energy-efficient alternative to If a gravity drain (i.e., floor drain) isn't possible, then a condensate pump may be in a garage in a cold climate would have more difficulty producing hot water to meet
2Aug 27, 2015 We had to go the extra mile for the county inspectors on this little job. When we started the job we noticed that the hot water heater was leaking
2Prior to 2003 most gas water heaters had an open combustion chamber which water heaters no longer need to be elevated 18″ off the floor in a garage.
2Aug 25, 2008 Q1-Where a storage type water heater is located in a garage such that damage to the is located in a garage and rests on the garage floor that slopes to the . Where water heaters or hot water storage tanks are installed in
2So this code only applies to gas water heaters, and only those that are not should be elevated approximately 12-14" above the garage floor.
2GARAGE: Water heaters in a garage shall be elevated so the pilot light and above the garage floor surface (unless the unit is listed as flammable vapor
2Jan 16, 2010 Electric Water Heater Inspection the water heater was installed on the garage floor along with several other defects that will be reported.
2Aug 13, 2014 "The water heater is in the garage, so why worry?" water heater stand is designed to keep the gas burner 18-inches off of the floor (there are
2Gas fired water heaters located in a garage must be installed on an 18” high must be seismically secured, and any wood in contact with concrete floor must be
2A plumbing permit is required for the replacement of an existing water heater. so the pilot light and controls are at least 18" above the garage floor surface (unless the unit A sediment trap shall be installed on the gas line downstream of the
2The water heater is not designed, controlled or approved for space heating. Its heat exchanger has way to much resistance to flow for a normal
2Consequently, many water heaters in these areas are installed in garages. of the garage, such appliances shall be permitted to be installed at floor level,
2The following are the general requirements for the garage gas water heater installation concerning its burner chamber height above the floor surface.
2Storage tanks and water heaters installed for domestic hot water shall have the . source of ignition is not less than 18 inches (457 mm) above the garage floor.
2water heaters that are sold in the United States. Water heaters with FVIR technology may be installed on the floor of a residential garage. Electric water heaters