This is the second edition of CSA B140.10, Oil-fired warm-air heating appliances for mobile housing and recreational vehicles. It supersedes the previous edition published in 1974. It is one of a series of oil-burning equipment Standards covering minimum requirements for the safe operation, acceptable performance, design, construction, manufacture, marking, and testing of oil-burning equipment and should be read in conjunction with CSA B140.0, Oil-Burning Equipment: General Requirements.
Changes to this new edition include the following:
(a) The referenced Standards and definitions have been updated.
(b) The Scope of the Standard has been clarified.
(c) References to external “flues” and “flue pipes” have been changed to “vents” and “vent pipes”.
(d) Filter specifications have been updated.
(e) Requirements for the installation, service, and operating instructions have been updated and now indicate some homeowner instructions. Some marking requirements have been modified.
(f) Maximum vent outlet temperature requirements have been updated.
(g) All numeric values have been converted to SI (metric) units, with yard/pound (imperial) or US
This Standard applies to oil-fired forced warm-air heating appliances for installation in mobile housing and recreational vehicles, irrespective of the heating capacity or the type of burner used.
This Standard applies to appliances with fuel supplies that may be located remotely or at the appliance.
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Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.
The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.