CAN/CSA-Z240 MH SERIES-92 (R2005)
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This Standard provides the definitions for mobile home terminology as used in the CAN/CSA-Z240 MH Series, Mobile Homes. It also gives requirements of a general nature which apply to the other Standards in the Series.
This Standard provides vehicular requirements for mobile homes including minimum requirements for the coupling and tongue or A- frame as well as for the running gear of a mobile home.
Types of Gear
This Standard applies to mobile homes equipped with limited-use running gear or returnable running gear.
Note: Where provincial transport regulations exist for running gear, these will prevail over the requirements of this Standard.
The requirements of this Standard do not apply to a mobile home transported on a dolly or flat-deck.
This Standard provides the minimum requirements for materials, products, equipment, and quality of work needed to ensure that mobile homes will provide adequate
(a),,structural strength and rigidity;
(b),,protection against corrosion, decay, insects, and other similar destructive forces;
(c),,protection against the hazards of fire;
(d),,resistance to the elements; and
(e),,durability and economy of maintenance.
Units that comply with these requirements will not be acceptable if, when examined and tested, they are found to have additional features that reduce the degree of protection contemplated by
Materials, systems, and equipment not specifically described herein o r varying from the specific requirements in this Standard, or for which no recognized test procedure has been established, may be used if it can be shown that the material, system, or equipment is suitable on the basis of past performance or good engineering practice, or on the basis of tests designed to simulate or exceed anticipated service conditions, or designed to compare with similar materials,
systems, or equipment known to be acceptable.
This Standard sets the minimum installation requirements and material standards for a plumbing system in a mobile home.
This Standard applies to the factory installation of gas-burning appliances and equipment in mobile homes.
Note: CGA Standards CAN/CGA-B149.1 and CAN/CGA-B149.2 were used as a basis for the preparation of this Standard. For installations not covered by this Standard, CGA Standards CAN/CGA-B149.1 and CAN/CGA-B149.2 should be consulted.
This Standard applies to the factory installation of oil-fired appliances, accessories, and equipment on or within mobile homes.
Specially designed or modified units such as industrial or commercial trailers must comply with the intent of this Standard.
This Standard outlines the design of heating and cooling systems for mobile homes and outlines acceptable methods of calculation of
(a),,heat loss/heat gain of the home;
(b),,supply duct systems; and
(c),,return air systems.
1.2 Quality of Work
This Standard also outlines the minimum standards of quality of work required for the installation of supply and return duct systems and necessary insulation.