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28 Pa. Code § 205.61. Heating requirements for existing and new construction.


§ 205.61. Heating requirements for existing and new construction.

 (a)  The heating system shall comply with local and State codes. If there is a conflict, the more stringent requirements shall apply.

 (b)  Exposed heating pipes, hot water pipes or radiators in rooms and areas used by residents or within reach of residents, shall be covered or protected to prevent injury or burns to residents. This includes hot water or steam piping above 125°F.


   The provisions of this §  205.61 amended under section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P. S. §  448.803); and section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  532(g)).


   The provisions of this §  205.61 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (242528) to (242529).

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