Robert J. Schutz email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Update: On 9/14/2023 we included discussion of upcoming 2024 code changes. See the update.
In the May 2023 webinar RJ Schutz discussed some of the proposed modifications for adoption of the the 2021 International Mechanical Code by Ohio by reference with modifications.
View the Proposed Modifications and hearing information here.
For information on inspections and code decisions contact the Board of Building Standards at (614) 644-2613
e-Codes direct link
(view basic free)
International Code Council. https://www.iccsafe.org/
Mobile-friendly Code reference online (free basic viewing) https://up.codes/codes/ohio
Heating Degree Days Reference
Distance to combustible materials. 5/8 Gypsum board is now allowed to achieve a space to combustibles. Fire Rated C board is 1/2″ may also be used. See National Gypsum Association resources.
4101:1-3-01. Ohio Use and occupancy classification
Residential Code Overview Video with Robert J. Schutz
(1 hr. and 48 min.)
Press Connect for Fuel Gas Piping
Dan Sabetta from Viega reviewed proper installation of MegaPressG fittings for Gas Piping. Update on Ohio codes and standards with regards to press fittings on gas piping. Watch the Video(27 minutes).
Technical Manager – Great Lakes Region
Cell (330) 212-7008
Viega YouTube Channel is a great resource for videos: Viega LLC – YouTube
Ultraviolet Lamps for Indoor Air Quality
School Ventilation: A Vital Tool to Reduce COVID-19 Spread white paper (46 page PDF)
Blog post example communicating the benefits of UV coil sanitizing in HVAC systems
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