Installing gas line for a pool heater


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Old 07-28-16, 03:34 PM
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Installing gas line for a pool heater

I'm installing a new pool heater its 400,000 btu its roughly 90 feet from the meter 50 feet of that will be in the ground. Will 1-1/2 pipe be big enough.
 
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Welcome to the forums.

I'm not the plumbing pro so I can't help you on the pipe size but I can tell you that you will need to check the rating on the gas meter. More than likely now it will be too small to supply your +400kbtu's.

We've installed some large generators in residences that didn't need the amount of gas you need but required contacting the gas company for meter and pressure upgrades.

I'd highly recommend contacting the gas company with your total required demand.
 
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Old 07-29-16, 01:44 PM
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I already called the gas company.Tthey will upgrade my meter when I pass the rough inspection.
 
 

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