AGA FACTS SHEET
American Gas Association has published a new FACT sheet concerning the electrical bonding of gas piping system including new requirements for CSST systems. The FACT sheet can be viewed at the AGA website.
NFPA NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE HANDBOOK
The 2009 Edition of the NFPA National Fuel Gas Code Handbook contains a supplement authored by Bob Torbin of Cutting Edge Solutions entitled "Update on the Design and Installation Requirements for CSST Gas Piping Systems." A copy of this supplement is available for downloading from the Bonding/Technical Background section of the web site.
MA REINSTATES CSST USAGE
The Massachusetts Plumbing Board reinstated the use of CSST at its February 4th meeting, but now requires that an electrical permit be pulled to cover the installation of the direct bonding connection: The specific resolution can be found at the Plumbing Board web site by clicking here.
ANSI APPROVES 2009 NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
Cutting Edge Solutions LLC is reporting that ANSI has approved the 2009 edition of the National Fuel Gas Code. The new mandatory requirement for direct bonding of CSST systems is contained in the latest edition.