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AHRI - 1271 SI

Requirements For Seismic Qualification of HVACR Equipment

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Organization: AHRI
Publication Date: 1 January 2011
Status: inactive
Page Count: 42
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This standard applies to the following Equipment: Fan Coil Units, Unit Ventilators, Air Handling Units, Coils, Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers, Vertical Packaged Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Packaged Terminal Equipment, Dehumidifiers, Flow and Contaminant Controls, Furnaces, Humidifiers, Liquid Chillers, Thermal Storage Equipment, Unitary Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, and Water-Source Heat Pumps. This standard describes the methods for equipment qualification and the process to determine equipment Seismic Capacity.

Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to define the requirements for seismic qualification of mechanical HVACR Equipment. The International Building Code® (IBC) includes a number of provisions for seismic design and certification of nonstructural components. These provisions are intended to improve the performance of non-essential and essential nonstructural systems subject to strong ground shaking. Both the IBC and the American Society of Civil Engineers Standard SEI/ASCE 7 (ASCE 7) contain requirements for qualification of Equipment. The pertinent sections of the latest editions of IBC and ASCE 7 are characterized in Appendices C, D, E and F.

Document History

January 1, 2015
Requirements for Seismic Qualification of HVACR Equipment
This standard applies to the following Equipment: Fan Coil Units, Unit Ventilators, Air Handling Units, Coils, Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers, Vertical Packaged Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Packaged...
January 1, 2013
Requirements for Seismic Qualification of HVACR Equipment
This standard applies to the following Equipment: Fan Coil Units, Unit Ventilators, Air Handling Units, Coils, Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers, Vertical Packaged Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Packaged...
1271 SI
January 1, 2011
Requirements For Seismic Qualification of HVACR Equipment
This standard applies to the following Equipment: Fan Coil Units, Unit Ventilators, Air Handling Units, Coils, Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers, Vertical Packaged Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Packaged...

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