UL1738 Venting Standard - Current State and Adoption - 112
This presentation will cover the UL 1738 venting standard discussing what the standard is, key testing procedures, and key requirements of certified products. A comparison will be made between certified products and traditional plumbing products. The current state of adoption will also be discussed including different model code interpretations. Finally, a comparison of certified venting products available in the market will be explained. Learning Objectives: Why plumbing products are not suitable for venting combustion gases, The UL 1738 Venting Standard, Locations the UL 1738 Standard has been adopted, Model Code Interpretations, Certified Venting Products Currently Available.
- Identify why plumbing products are not suitable for venting combustion gases.
- Understand the UL 1738 Venting Standard.
- Define locations the UL 1738 Standard has been adopted.
- Breakdown Model Code Interpretations.
- Identify Certified Venting Products currently available.
Matthew Tucci is a flue gas venting market development specialist at IPEX USA. Matthew’s primary focus within IPEX is the planning and implementation of market development activities such as educating market stakeholders, participating in code and standard committees, and working with customers. Matthew previously worked as an Application Engineer providing technical expertise for piping systems in the plumbing and industrial sectors. Matthew received his BS degree in Industrial Chemical Engineering from Western University and is a certified Engineer in Training (EIT) working toward his professional designation.
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