TITLE

Keeping the Lid on Commercial Water Heater Equipment

AUTHOR(S)
Bateman, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Sep99, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Lists ten safety checks for water heater operation to aid contractors in their training and retraining efforts. Relief valves; Checking drain line for size and direction; Valve location; High limit and electric circuit switches; Adjustable high-limit switches; Pilot safety devices; Low water cut-off and flow switches; Gas leaks; Water temperature levels; Size and horizon pitch of vent connector.
ACCESSION #
2311179

 

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