This publication represents a basic standard for safe operation, substantial and durable construction, and acceptable performance of gas- fired unvented room heaters. It is the result of years of experience in the manufacture, testing, installation, maintenance, inspection and research on appliances designed for the utilization of gas. There are risks of injury to persons inherent in appliances that, if completely eliminated, would defeat the utility of the appliance. The provisions in this Standard are intended to help reduce such risks while retaining the normal function of the appliance.
Details test and examination criteria for unvented heaters for use with natural, manufactured and mixed gases, liquefied petroleum gases, and LP gas-air mixtures. Such heaters are limited to Maximum input ratings of 40,000 Btu per hour.