Es from jacket and 18 inches from access door. However, addition- base of the water heater must be sealed to the floor to prevent seep- A. Doturn off power to water heater if it has been subjected to over heating,
inches required within 12”of top and bottom of Gas shut off valve required ahead of gas flex connector. 1. (A). heating elements at least 18” above floor level. If water heater obstructs parking place in garage it must have Planning
O 30 questions based on the Plumbing Codes, specific to water heater installation; the bottom of the water heater, which is 18 inches off the floor. At 1 square inch of opening required per 2,000 Btu, the combustion air openings would be:
Be drawn off or the heater or tank emptied, shall be installed at the bottom of the heater or tank. 501.6 Water Heating Equipment located not less than 18 inches above the floor. 501.7.3 Gas water heaters shall be located, or reasonably protected,
A water heater is operating can most often be attrib-uted to the sludge buildup. being placed on a platform at least 18 inches off the floor. In earthquake areas, the tank should be strapped. 2. Look at the tank for any signs of corrosion or
Cold water supply Shut-off Water Heater Components/ Requirements From Professional Home Inspection Services (805) ignition source must be a minimum of 18 inches off the floor. Draft Hood: is designed to allow cool air to enter the vent system
Water Heater Replacement Inspection Checklist Page 1 of 1 provided the pilots, burners or heating element and switches are at least “18 inches above the floor”. A full bore shut off valve is required on cold water side
At least 2 inches greater than the diameter of the heater and Water on the floor under heater Improperly sealed, hot or cold supply connections, relief valve, drain valve or thermostat threads Turn off heater & water, repair unit.
Tankless Water Heater Sizing If your home has 1 bathroom, a Rheem tankless RTG 64 series water heater should provide an ample supply of continuous hot water. Bottom is a minimum 18 inches off the floor if installed in a garage.
When to elevate a water heater off the floor, 3. Bracing requirements, and 4. Temperature & Pressure relief valve requirements 1. burners or heating elements and switches are at least 18 inches above the floor. Note: This requirement applies tobothgas andelectric water heaters.
Water Heater Installation Requirements Q. the inspection record will be signed off by the inspector (18) inches above floor level. 9 Water heaters shall be located or protected so they are not subject to physical damage by a moving vehicle.
Page 3 of 18 Water Heater 1.0 General Comments boil off into steam. Water in a “closed” system and under pressure, such as inside a hot water tank, should be elevated not less than 18 inches (457 mm) above the floor of a garage.