Building Code of the Philippines(1)

Housing the boiler shall be made up of fire resistive

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Unformatted text preview: pressure. It may be connected to the steam space or to the steam connection to the water column. 7.11 Whenever repairs/replacements are made on fittings or appliances, the work shall comply with the section on New Installation of the Philippine Medical Engineering Code. 7.12 After a permit has been granted to install a boiler/pressure vessel/pressurized water heater upon payment of the installation fees thereof, it shall be the duty of the Building Official to make periodic inspection of the installation to determine compliance with the approved plans and specifications. 7.13 Upon the completion of the installation, the Building Official shall conduct an inspection and test, after which a certificate of operation for a period not exceeding one year shall be issued upon payment of the required inspection fees. 7.14 The Building Official shall notify the owner in writing of the intended date of the annual inspection at least 15 days in advance. However, the owner may request a postponement in writing of said inspection and the Building Official shall fix a date for inspection agreeable to both, but not to exceed 30 days from the intended date. 7.15 The owner or user of a boiler shall prepare the same for inspection by cooling it down, blanking off all connections to adjacent boilers, removing all soot and ashes from tubes, heads, shell, furnace and combustion chamber. the owner shall assist the Building Official by providing all labor and equipment required during said inspection. 8. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning: 8.1 8.2 8.3 The temperature and humidity of the air to be used for comfortable cooling shall be maintained at 68-74°F effective temperature at an air movement from 4.57 to 7.60 MPM within the living zone. Water from evaporators, condensers and other machinery shall be properly collected into a suitable water or drainage system. Ducts shall be constructed entirely of non-combustible materials such as steel, iron, aluminum or other approved materials. Only fire retardant lining shall be used on the inside of ducts. 8.4 Access doors shall be provided at all automatic dampers, fire dampers, thermostats and other apparatus requiring service and inspection in the duct system. 8.5 Where ducts pass thru walls, floors or partitions, the space around the duct shall be sealed with fire resistant material equivalent to that of the wall, floor or partition, to prevent the passage of flame or smoke. 8.6 When the ducts or the outlets or inlets to them pass through fire walls, they shall be provided with automatic fire dampers on both sides of the fire wall through which they pass. 8.7 Fire doors and fire dampers shall be arranged to close automatically and remain tightly closed, upon the operation of a fusible link or other approved heat actuated device, located where readily affected by an abnormal rise of temperature in the duct. 8.8 Each refrigerating system shall be provided with a legible metal sign permanently attached and easily accessible, i...
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