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NCJ Number: 67464 Find in a Library
Title: UNIFORM SOLAR ENERGY CODE, 1979 ED.
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Plumbing and Mechanical Officers
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 73
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Plumbing and Mechanical Officers
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Sale Source: International Assoc of Plumbing and Mechanical Officers
5032 Alhambra Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90032
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR A SAFE AND FUNCTIONAL SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM AS SPECIFIED BY THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL OFFICIALS) ARE FURNISHED.
Abstract: THIS CODE, WHICH WILL BE REVISED EVERY THIRD YEAR, PROVIDES MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELFARE. AN ADMINISTRATION SECTION COVERS SCOPE, EXISTING INSTALLATIONS, ABATEMENT AUTHORITY, THE POWERS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY, PERMIT COST AND APPLICATION, FEE SCHEDULE, AND PENALTY FOR NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE. SUBSEQUENT SECTIONS INCLUDE A DEFINITION OF TERMS AND STANDARDS FOR THE QUALITY AND WEIGHT OF MATERIALS AND PROVISION FOR ALTERNATE MATERIALS AND ALTERNATE METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION. ALSO DELINEATED ARE GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS IN SUCH AREAS AS HANGERS AND SUPPORTS, TRENCHING AND INSPECTIONAL AND TESTING. OTHER CHAPTERS INCLUDE SPECIFICATIONS ON THE TYPES OF JOINTS OR CONNECTIONS, THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TANK CONSTRUCTION, AND THE CONSTRUCTION AND LOCATION OF SOLAR COLLECTORS. REQUIREMENTS FOR INSULATION AND DUCT WORK ARE ALSO SPECIFIED. APPENDIXES CONTAIN A METRIC SYSTEM CONVERSION TABLE AND A LIST OF SYMBOLS COMMONLY USED IN SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS. TABULAR DATA ARE INCLUDED. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Energy conservation; Energy requirements; Energy resources; Environmental laws; Fuels; Heating fuels
Note: ADOPTED AT THE 49TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL OFFICIALS, SEPTEMBER 1978
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