Title: Natural gas and propane installation code — originally published CAN/ CSA-B originally consisted of pages (xii preliminary and text). Several sections of the Canadian Standards Association B & B Natural Gas and. Propane Code require clarification. This Directive updates. 27 Nov Guest speaker Jeremy Salazar updated members on changes to CSA B, the Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code. Salazar.

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Gas connectors for outdoor use. It is important to remember that an existing propane installation is considered to be in compliance if it still meets the requirements of the Code at the time of installation. Revisions to Section 7. There is a used market for these heaters and installatkon can still be functional, if well maintained, after 30 years.

Changes in 2015 Version of B149.1 Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code

This definition naturl check valve technology developed to prevent flue products backflow issues. Revision to Clause 7. Boiler An appliance intended to supply hot liquid or vapour for space-heating, processing, or power purposes and does not include appliances certified as water heaters. It was updated in October Fordelene med et abonnement: Changes to Section 8 in the edition affect the following sub-sections:.

Forside Nettbutikk Produktkatalogen Produktpresentasjon. Because of this used market, they will often be installed on renovations or new projects. Clarification to Table 5.

The definition explains what is considered to be acceptable wrap since field inspection continues to find unacceptable pipe wraps such as duct tape and thin, low-quality electrical prkpane being used in the applications addressed by the two subject clauses.

Revisions to renumbered Clause 7. Changes to Section 7 in the edition affect the following sub-sections:. Changes to Section 5 in the edition affect the following sub-sections: Changes to Section 6 in the edition affect the following sub-sections: The purpose of a note is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material that is not properly a part of this Code.


This amalgamation was in response to the trend among the authorities having jurisdiction of combining licensing and training for natural gas and propane. Fordelene med et abonnement:. Revision to Clauses 8. The following provides information related to references that have been changed or added.

Notes to the text do not include mandatory or alternative requirements. Changes to Section 7 in the edition affect the following sub-sections: Revision to Clause 4. When inspecting installations one must use the Code in existence at the time the installation was installed as Codes are generally not retroactive.

SI metric equivalents may be approximate. The Codes are meant to replace the current Codes in use. Section 7 of the Code describes the requirements for specifics types of appliance installations.

CSA B149.1-15

New to Section 7. Gas Convenience Outlet aand A permanently mounted certified hand-operated device that provides a means for connecting and disconnecting an appliance to the gas supply piping by way of a gas hose or gas connector. For the propane technician working in the field, it can be a challenge to determine what has been deleted, added or amended, since the last Code was published.

Revision to Clauses 7. Quick-disconnect Device The definition was expanded to address cpde disconnect device equipped with an automatic means to shut off the gas supply when the device is disconnected and is certified to Installatio Z Users of the Code are advised that the change markers in the text are not intended to be all-inclusive and are provided as a convenience only; such markers cannot constitute a comprehensive guide to the revisions made to the Code.

It provides a single source pripane appliance and gas system installations regardless of installed location. To be consistent, a value for the natural gas was inserted in the last row of Table 5.

Quick disconnect devices or gas convenience outlets. Section 5 — Pressure Controls Section 5 of the Code describes the requirements for pressure controls in natural gas and propane installations. Revisions to Clauses 6. The standard was originally developed for copper metallic press fittings but in the standard was revised to include other metallic materials copper, carbon steel and stainless steel. Following the publication of the edition, the decision was made to split the Code into two parts: Section 7 — Installation of specific types of appliances Section 7 of the Code describes the requirements for specifics gqs of appliance installations.


A person must use the most current Code adopted in their Province or Territory for new or upgrading propane installations. The editions of the Codes are the completion of a 5-year code cycle that CSA uses to keep the Codes updated to address new technologies, new installation materials, and changing building naturla.

This article, related to changes in version of B As always, users of the Code must consider the entire Code and any local amendments. Direct Knstallation Air Heaters new The new definition recognizes that a direct gas-fired air heater may be capable of either ventilation mode, to off-set building heat loss; or process mode, intended for drying, baking or curing product; or both operating modes.

Changes to Section 8 in the edition affect the following sub-sections: Care must amd be taken not to rely on the change markers to determine the current requirements instwllation the Code. Section 8 of the Code describes the requirements for venting systems and air supply for appliance installations.

New editions of the Code were subsequently published in,, and Flue backflow preventer new A system or device used in common venting of positive pressure appliances to prevent the exhaust flue from propaen appliances sharing the system from flowing back into the vent of dormant or idling appliance s.