Boiler & Pressure Vessel Safety

Boiler Registration Exemptions

VIRGINIA PRESSURE VESSEL GUIDE*
OBJECTAPPLICATIONEXEMPTION
BoilerResidenceALL
BoilerApartment BuildingLess than 4 units
BoilerHeating/ProcessNone
BoilerHot Water SupplyLess than 120 gal./200,000 BTU/hr input
Water HeaterHot Water SupplyLess than 120 gal./200,000 BTU/hr input
Pressure VesselStorage, AirLess than 8 cu. ft. (60 gal.)/175 psi set pressure
Pressure VesselPotable/Industrial WaterNo steam coil/less than 300 psi
Temperature not exceeding 210°F
Pressure VesselAir & WaterLess than 120 gal.
Pressure VesselAC/RefrigerationLess than 5 cu. ft./250 psi

* See Exemptions, listed in § 40.1-51.8 of the “Code of Virginia“, for the specific wording.