CHAPTER 1026 HYDRONIC — DEFINITION
AN ACT relating to the definition of hydronic for purposes of the Iowa plumber, mechanical professional, and contractor licensing Act and including effective date provisions.
Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:
Section 1. Section 105.2, subsection 8, Code Supplement 2011, is amended to read as follows: 8. “Hydronic” means a heating or cooling system that transfers heating or cooling by
circulating fluid through a closed system, including boilers, pressure vessels, refrigerated equipment in connection with chilled water systems, all steam piping, hot or chilled water piping together with all control devices and accessories, installed as part of, or in connection with, any heating or cooling system or appliance whose primary purpose is to provide comfort using a liquid, water, or steam as the heating or cooling media. “Hydronic” includes all low-pressure and high-pressure systems and all natural, propane, liquid propane, or other gas lines associated with any component of a hydronic system. For purposes of this definition, “primary purpose is to provide comfort” means a system or appliance in which 1 fifty-one percent of the capacity generated by its operation, on an annual average, is dedicated to comfort heating or cooling.
Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.
Approved March 29, 2012
1 See chapter 1138, §47, 78, 79 herein
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