• ASHRAE 15 : 2013

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    SAFETY STANDARD FOR REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  09-23-2019

    Language(s): 

    Published date:  01-01-2013

    Publisher:  American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

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    Foreword
    1 Purpose
    2 Scope
    3 Definitions
    4 Occupancy Classification
    5 Refrigerating System Classification
    6 Refrigerant Safety Classification
    7 Restrictions on Refrigerant Use
    8 Installation Restrictions
    9 Design and Construction of Equipment and Systems
    10 Operation and Testing
    11 General Requirements
    12 Precedence with Conflicting Requirements
    13 Listed Equipment
    Informative Appendix A: Calculations of the Maximum Allowable
                            Concentration (C[m]) of a Blend
    Informative Appendix B: Guidelines for Emergency Discharge of
                            Refrigerants When Required by Local Codes
    Normative Appendix C: Refrigeration Classification Scheme
    Informative Appendix D: Informative References
    Normative Appendix E: Normative References
    Informative Appendix F: Method for Calculating Discharge Capacity
                            of Positive Displacement Compressor
                            Pressure-Relief Device
    Appendix G: Reserved for Future Use
    Normative Appendix H: Allowable Equivalent Length of Discharge Piping
    Informative Appendix I: Emergencies in Refrigerating Machinery Rooms
    Informative Appendix J: Addenda Description Information

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    Describes safeguards for life, limb, health, and property and prescribes safety requirements.

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    Committee TC 9.1 & TC 10.1
    Development Note Draft addenda B, D, E and F are available for public review. (10/2007) Available only in a packaged format with ASHRAE 34. (03/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    ASHRAE 128 : 2011 METHOD OF RATING PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONERS
    ASHRAE 20 : 1997 : R2006 METHOD OF TESTING FOR RATING REMOTE MECHANICAL-DRAFT AIR-COOLED REFRIGERANT CONDENSERS
    NFPA FIRE PROT GUIDE ON HAZARDOUS MAT : 2010 FIRE PROTECTION GUIDE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
    ASHRAE 20 : 1997 METHOD OF TESTING FOR RATING REMOTE MECHANICAL-DRAFT AIR-COOLED REFRIGERANT CONDENSERS
    ASHRAE 20 : 1997 : R2016 METHOD OF TESTING FOR RATING REMOTE MECHANICAL-DRAFT AIR-COOLED REFRIGERANT CONDENSERS
    NFPA 231 : 1998 GENERAL STORAGE
    PIP RESR001 : 2010 PACKAGED, SKID-MOUNTED INDUSTRIAL PROCESS REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS SPECIFICATION
    NFPA 497M : 1991 CLASSIFICATION OF GASES, VAPORS AND DUSTS FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS (CLASSIFIED) LOCATIONS
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 : INC : ADD A : 1997 : R2017 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    CSA C22.2 No. 63 : 1993 HOUSEHOLD REFRIGERATORS AND FREEZERS
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 : R2012 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.19-2014/CSA 1.4-2014 REFRIGERATORS USING GAS FUEL
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 : INC : ADD A : 1997 : R2012 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    C22.2 NO. 236-15 Heating and cooling equipment (Bi-national standard with UL 1995)
    ANSI Z21.74-2017 Portable refrigerators
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.40.2 : 1996 : INC : ADD A : 1997 : R2017 GAS-FIRED, WORK ACTIVATED AIR-CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES (INTERNAL COMBUSTION)
    ANSI Z21.40.2 : 1996 : INC : ADD A : 1997 : R2012 GAS-FIRED, WORK ACTIVATED AIR-CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES (INTERNAL COMBUSTION)
    ANSI Z21.19 : 2014 REFRIGERATORS USING GAS FUEL
    CSA C22.2 No. 63 : 1993 : R2013 HOUSEHOLD REFRIGERATORS AND FREEZERS
    CSA C22.2 No. 63 : 1993 : INC : UPD 6 : 2012 : R200800 HOUSEHOLD REFRIGERATORS AND FREEZERS
    ANSI Z21.88 : 2017 VENTED GAS FIREPLACE HEATERS
    ASTM F 1075 : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR DEHUMIDIFIER, SHIPBOARD, MECHANICALLY REFRIGERATED, SELF-CONTAINED
    CSA 2.32 : 2016 VENTED GAS-FIRED SPACE HEATING APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.86-2016/CSA 2.32-2016 Vented gas-fired space heating appliances
    CSA C22.2 No. 60335-2-89 : 2017 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-89: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATING APPLIANCES WITH AN INCORPORATED OR REMOTE REFRIGERANT UNIT OR COMPRESSOR
    CSA C22.2 No. 61010-2-011 : 2017 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL, AND LABORATORY USE - PART 2-011: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR REFRIGERATING EQUIPMENT
    NFPA 230 : 2003 FIRE PROTECTION OF STORAGE
    ASTM F 2520 : 2005 Standard Specification for Reach-in Refrigerators, Freezers, Combination Refrigerator/Freezers, and Thaw Cabinets
    ASTM F 1433 : 1997 Standard Specification for Mechanically Refrigerated Shipboard Air Conditioner
    ASTM F 2520 : 2005 : R2012 Standard Specification for Reach-in Refrigerators, Freezers, Combination Refrigerator/Freezers, and Thaw Cabinets
    ASTM F 1433 : 1997 : R2010 Standard Specification for Mechanically Refrigerated Shipboard Air Conditioner (Withdrawn 2019)
    ASTM F 1075 : 1997 : R2004 Standard Specification for Dehumidifier, Shipboard, Mechanically Refrigerated, Self-Contained
    ASTM F 1075 : 1997 Standard Specification for Dehumidifier, Shipboard, Mechanically Refrigerated, Self-Contained
    ASTM F 1075 : 1997 : R2008 Standard Specification for Dehumidifier, Shipboard, Mechanically Refrigerated, Self-Contained
    ASTM F 1433 : 1997 : R2004 Standard Specification for Mechanically Refrigerated Shipboard Air Conditioner
    ASHRAE 147 : 2013 REDUCING THE RELEASE OF HALOGENATED REFRIGERANTS FROM REFRIGERATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS
    NFPA 1 HDBK : 2015 FIRE CODE HANDBOOK
    ISO 5149-2:2014 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps — Safety and environmental requirements — Part 2: Design, construction, testing, marking and documentation
    NFPA 1 : 2018 FIRE CODE
    NFPA 40 : 2016 STORAGE AND HANDLING OF CELLULOSE NITRATE FILM
    ASME AG-1 : 2019 CODE ON NUCLEAR AIR AND GAS TREATMENT
    ASME AG 1 : 2012 CODE ON NUCLEAR AIR AND GAS TREATMENT
    NFPA 5000 : 2018 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY CODE
    CSA C22.2 No. 60335.2.24 : 2017 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-24: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR REFRIGERATING APPLIANCES, ICE-CREAM APPLIANCES AND ICE-MAKERS
    BS ISO 5149-2:2014 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps. Safety and environmental requirements Design, construction, testing, marking and documentation
    BS EN 61010-2-011:2017 (published 2017-09) Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use Particular requirements for refrigerating equipment
    IEC 61010-2-011:2016 Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 2-011: Particular requirements for refrigerating equipment
    UNE-EN 61010-2-011:2017 Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 2-011: Particular requirements for refrigerating equipment
    UL 1995 : 5 HEATING AND COOLING EQUIPMENT
    ICC IMC Code and Commentary : 2015 IMC® Code and Commentary
    B52-13 Mechanical refrigeration code
    ICC IFC CODE & COMMENTARY VOLUME 1 & 2 : 2015 IFC® Code and Commentary
    UL 60335-2-89 : 1 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-89: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATING APPLIANCES WITH AN INCORPORATED OR REMOTE REFRIGERANT UNIT OR COMPRESSOR
    NASA KSC STD Z 0010 : 1983 DESIGN OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS, GROUND COOLANT SYSTEMS, COOLANT SERVICING SYSTEMS, AND GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, STANDARD FOR
    ASHRAE 41.10 : 2013 METHODS FOR REFRIGERANT MASS FLOW MEASUREMENT USING FLOWMETERS
    UL 60335-2-40 : 2 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-40: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL HEAT PUMPS, AIR-CONDITIONERS AND DEHUMIDIFIERS
    CSA C22.2 No. 60335-2-40 : 2017 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-40: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL HEAT PUMPS, AIR-CONDITIONERS AND DEHUMIDIFIERS
    UL 303 : 87 REV APR 95 REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSING AND COMPRESSOR UNITS
    ASHRAE GUIDELINE 6 : 2015 REFRIGERANT INFORMATION RECOMMENDED FOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND STANDARDS
    ASHRAE 64 : 2011 METHODS OF LABORATORY TESTING REMOTE MECHANICAL-DRAFT EVAPORATIVE REFRIGERANT CONDENSERS
    ASHRAE 41.9 : 2011 STANDARD METHODS FOR VOLATILE-REFRIGERANT MASS FLOW MEASUREMENTS USING CALORIMETERS
    ASHRAE 26 : 2010 MECHANICAL REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLATIONS ABOARD SHIP
    ASHRAE 158.1 : 2012 METHODS OF TESTING CAPACITY OF REFRIGERANT SOLENOID VALVES
    NFPA 1 : 2021 FIRE CODE
    ASME B31.5 : 2016 REFRIGERATION PIPING AND HEAT TRANSFER COMPONENTS
    CSA 2.33 : 2017 VENTED GAS FIREPLACE HEATERS
    I.S. EN 61010-2-011:2017 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL, AND LABORATORY USE - PART 2-011: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR REFRIGERATING EQUIPMENT
    EN 61010-2-011 : 2017 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL, AND LABORATORY USE - PART 2-011: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR REFRIGERATING EQUIPMENT (IEC 61010-2-011:2016)
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECH. CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE
    ASHRAE 23 : 2005 METHODS OF TESTING FOR RATING POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT REFRIGERANT COMPRESSORS AND CONDENSING UNITS
    ASHRAE 23.2 : 2014 METHODS OF TEST FOR RATING THE PERFORMANCE OF POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT COMPRESSORS THAT OPERATE AT SUPERCRITICAL PRESSURES OF THE REFRIGERANTS
    ASHRAE 23.1 : 2010 METHODS OF TESTING FOR RATING THE PERFORMANCE OF POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT REFRIGERANT COMPRESSORS AND CONDENSING UNITS THAT OPERATE AT SUBCRITICAL TEMPERATURES OF THE REFRIGERANT
    ASHRAE 153 : 2015 METHOD OF TEST FOR MASS FLOW CAPACITY OF FOUR-WAY REFRIGERANT REVERSING VALVES
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    ASME A13.1 : 2015 SCHEME FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF PIPING SYSTEMS
    ASHRAE HDBK FUNDAMENTALS : 2013 ASHRAE HANDBOOK - FUNDAMENTALS
    ASTM B 88 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Seamless Copper Water Tube
    ASME PV CODE 8 DIV 1 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PRESSURE VESSELS DIVISION 1
    NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
    ASME B31.5 : 2016 REFRIGERATION PIPING AND HEAT TRANSFER COMPONENTS
    UL 1995 : 5 HEATING AND COOLING EQUIPMENT
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