WATER HEATERS

Water Heater Drip Pans and Relief Valves

Water Heater Drip Pan Requirements
1. Install a drip pan under storage tank water heaters located where leakage could cause damage. The IRC does not specify these locations. They often include attics and all areas within the conditioned area of the home, including finished basements. This provision does not apply to demand type (tankless) water heaters. Read the full Topic