On March 25, 2010, the SacMetro AQMD Board of Directors approved amendments to Rule 414 - Water Heaters, Boilers and Process Heaters Rated Less Than 1,000,000 BTU Per Hour. These amendments establish lower NOx emission limits for water heaters sold and/or installed in Sacramento County. As of January 1, 2011, a person shall only distribute, offer for sale, sell, or install a water heater, boiler or process heater with certified NOx and CO emissions less than or equal to Rule 414 limits.
< 75,000 Btu/hr
Mobile HomeAll Others
Anyone who sells, offers for sale, supplies, or installs equipment not meeting the requirements of Rule 414 is subject to a Notice of Violation and penalties as specified in California Health and Safety Code Section 42402.
If you have any questions concerning these requirements please contact Brian Krebs at (916) 874-4856.
Rule 414: Water Heaters, Boilers and Process Heaters Rated Less Than 1,000,000 BTU Per Hour
Compliance Assistance Advisory: NOx Emission Limits for Water Heaters
SacMetro AQMD Water Heater Certification List