Electric and Radiant Heat

Electric and Radiant Heat

IRC Sections  1405 and 1406

Fixed electric space heating should comply with electrical requirements listed from chapters 34 through 40 of the IRC.

The NEC section 424 provides more detail for requirements of radiant electric heating.

Electric and radiant heat

M1405.1

Electric baseboard general

M1406.1

Radiant heat systems general

M1406.3

Installation of radiant panels

M1406.4

Installation in concrete surfaces

M1406.2

Clearances

M1406.5

Finish surfaces

M1407.2

Duct Heaters

M1407.3

Installation with heat pumps and air conditioners

M1407.4

Access

NEC 424 Requirements

424.9

General

424.3

Branch circuit sizing

424.9

Outlet required on wall must be integral to the appliance

424.11

Supply Conductors

424.12

Location

424.13

Space from combustibles

424.19

Disconnecting means

424.20

Thermostatically controlled switching device

424.21

Switch and circuit breaker to be an indicating type

424.22

Overcurrent Protection