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A Construction Supervisor will be dedicated to your project to ensure the construction is completed in accordance with all rules and regulations.



 
A typical gas meter installation 

A -  Regulator 

B - Meter Bar 

C - Customer Piping  

D - Gas Meter 

E - Meter Valve, Tracer Wire, Bracket
 
 

 
All customer piping shall be pressure tested in accordance to the National Fuel Gas Code.                                                     
 


An anodeless gas riser is required when transitioning between underground plastic gas pipe and above ground gas piping.          
 


A typical gas service installation 

A - 1/2” PE gas service pipe tracer wire. 

B - Keep construction debris away from the area.
     
 

 
   
 
Do not bury the gas meter valve.  
     

     
A - Do not grade to unfinished level - grade must be within 6” of final grade. 

B - Do not block the construction zone. 

C - Do not disturb locates.
 
     

     
This shows inadequate clearances between the gas service and electric meter. 

The electric meter is classified as an ignition source and there shall be a minimum of 3 feet of clearance between an ignition source and a gas regulator relief vent.
 

     


   
Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) shall not be installed through an exterior wall nor allowed for exterior gas piping.  
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