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North Carolina State Building Code: Mechanical Code

North Carolina State Building Code: Mechanical Code

All codes reflect the newest changes in the 2015 International Mechanical Code

Price: $117.99
Product Code: 5731L18
Year: 2018
Binding: Loose Leaf
Publisher: ICC


Stay up to date with the latest and newest code changes for the North Carolina State Building Code. All codes reflect the newest changes in the 2015 International Mechanical Code and should be used specifically for mechanical code fields.

Table of Contents

  1. Scope and Administration
    1. Scope and Application
      1. General
      2. Applicability
    2. Administration and Enforcement
      1. Department of Mechanical Inspection
      2. Duties and Powers of the Code Official
      3. Approval
      4. Permits
      5. Inspections and Testing
      6. Violations
      7. Means of Appeal
      8. Temporary Equipment, Systems and Uses
  2. Definitions
    1. General
    2. General Definitions
  3. General Regulations
    1. General
    2. Protection of Structure
    3. Equipment and Appliance Location
    4. Installation
    5. Piping Support
    6. Access and Service Space
    7. Condensate Disposal
    8. Clearance Reduction
    9. Temperature Control
    10. Explosion Control
    11. Smoke and Heat Vents
    12. Heating and Cooling Load Calculations
    13. Carbon Monoxide Alarms
  4. Ventilation
    1. General
    2. Natural Ventilation
    3. Mechanical Ventilation
    4. Enclosed Parking Garages
    5. Systems Control
    6. Ventilation of Uninhabited Spaces
    7. Ambulatory Care Facilities and Group I-2 Occupancies
    8. Indoor Firing Ranges
  5. Exhaust Systems
    1. General
    2. Required Systems
    3. Motors and Fans
    4. Clothes Dryer Exhaust
    5. Domestic Kitchen Exhaust Equipment
    6. Commercial Kitchen Hood Ventilation System Ducts and Exhaust Equipment
    7. Commercial Kitchen Hoods
    8. Commercial Kitchen Makeup Air
    9. Fire Suppression Systems
    10. Hazardous Exhaust Systems
    11. Dust, Stock and Refuse Conveying Systems
    12. Subslab Soil Exhaust Systems
    13. Smoke Control Systems
    14. Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems
  6. Duct Systems
    1. General
    2. Plenums
    3. Duct Construction and Installation
    4. Insulation
    5. Air Filters
    6. Smoke Detection Systems Control
    7. Duct and Transfer Openings
  7. Combustion Air
    1. General
  8. Chimneys and Vents
    1. General
    2. Vents
    3. Connectors
    4. Direct-Vent, Integral Vent and Mechanical Draft Systems
    5. Factory-Built Chimneys
    6. Metal Chimneys
  9. Specific Appliances, Fireplaces and Solid Fuel-Burning Equipment
    1. General
    2. Masonry Fireplaces
    3. Factory-Built Fireplaces
    4. Pellet Fuel-Burning Appliances
    5. Fireplace Stoves and Room Heaters
    6. Factory-Built Barbecue Appliances
    7. Incinerators and Crematories
    8. Cooling Towers, Evaporative Condensers and Fluid Coolers
    9. Vented Wall Furnaces
    10. Floor Furnaces
    11. Duct Furnaces
    12. Infrared Radiant Heaters
    13. Clothes Dryers
    14. Sauna Heaters
    15. Engine and Gas Turbine-Powered Equipment and Appliances
    16. Pool and Spa Heaters
    17. Cooking Appliances
    18. Forced-Air Warm-Air Furnaces
    19. Conversion Burners
    20. Unit Heaters
    21. Vented Room Heaters
    22. Kerosene and Oil-fired Stoves
    23. Small Ceramic Kilns
    24. Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems
    25. Masonry Heaters
    26. Gaseous Hydrogen Systems
    27. Radiant Heating Systems
    28. Evaporative Cooling Equipment
    29. Basebound convectors
    30. Duct Heaters
  10. Boilers, Water Heaters and Pressure Vessels
    1. General
    2. Water Heaters
    3. Pressure Vessels
    4. Boilers
    5. Boiler Connections
    6. Safety and Pressure Relief Valves and Controls
    7. Boiler Low-Water Cutoff
    8. Bottom Blowoff Valve
    9. Hot Water Boiler Expansion Tank
    10. Gauges
    11. Tests
  11. Refrigeration
    1. General
    2. System Requirements
    3. Refrigeration System Classification
    4. System Application Requirements
    5. Machinery Room, General Requirements
    6. Machinery Room, Special Requirements
    7. Refrigerant Piping
    8. Field Test
    9. Periodic Testing
  12. Hydronic Piping
    1. General
    2. Material
    3. Joints and Connections
    4. Pipe Insulation
    5. Valves
    6. Piping Installation
    7. Transfer Fluid
    8. Tests
    9. Embedded Piping
    10. Plastic Pipe Ground-source Heat Pump Loop Systems
  13. Fuel Oil Piping and Storage
    1. General
    2. Material
    3. Joints and Connections
    4. Piping Support
    5. Fuel Oil System Installation
    6. Oil Gauging
    7. Fuel Oil Valves
    8. Testing
    9. Oil Tanks for One and Two Family Dwellings and Townhouses
  14. Solar Systems
    1. General
    2. Installation
    3. Heat Transfer Fluids
    4. Materials
  15. Referenced Standards

Appendix A Chimney Connector Pass-Throughs

Appendix B Recommended Permit Fee Schedule (Deleted)

Index