Additional BA Clarification of CAZ Depressurization Limits
Malta, NY, December 15, 2011 -The Building Performance Institute, Inc., (BPI) has recieved several queries regarding a Clarification to the Building Analyst Standard recently posted on the BPI website. The Clarification discusses the reclassification of an orphaned natural draft water heater converted to a stand-alone water heater and the impact of this reclassification on Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) depressurization limits. In response, we have amended the Clarification. Click here to see the amended Clarification. We appreciate and thank those of you who have sent us your input.
If you have any questions regarding these clarifications to the Building Analyst Standard, please contact Standards@BPI.org.
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