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Improperly installed fuel-burning equipment is a leading cause for fires. B139ON-06 Ontario Installation Code for Oil-Burning Equipment provides the minimum requirements for the installation of:
- Appliances, equipment, components, and accessories: I.E. forced-air furnaces; boilers, process furnaces, water heaters, vehicle heaters and power supplies for buildings
- Stationary and portable oil-burning equipment, including fuel supply equipment and piping
- Above-ground and underground tanks
- Oil-burning equipment: I.E. supply tanks, piping, pumps; control devices, venting systems and central oil distribution
- Accessories and heating distribution systems
This CSA Special Publication, Ontario installation code for oil-burning equipment, includes content from CSA B139-04, Installation code for oil-burning equipment, and CAN/CSA-B139-00, Installation Code for Oil-Burning Equipment, and incorporates changes by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) to make the requirement suitable for adoption in Ontario.
This Code applies to the installation of
(a) appliances, equipment, components, and accessories where oil is used for fuel purposes, such as
(i) forced-air furnaces;
(iii) process furnaces;
(iv) water heaters;
(v) vehicle heaters; and
(vi) power supplies for buildings;
(b) all stationary and portable oil-burning equipment, including fuel supply equipment and piping; and
(c) aboveground and underground tanks.
This Code provides minimum requirements for the installation of, or alterations to, oil-burning equipment, including
(a) supply tanks as described in Clause 1.1(c);
(d) control devices;
(e) venting systems; and
(f) central oil distribution.
This Code provides minimum requirements for the installation of, or alterations to
(a) accessories; and
(b) heating distribution systems insofar as these affect the proper operation of the oil-burning equipment.
This Code does not apply to
(a) tanks and supply piping installed in refineries;
(b) appliances installed in mobile housing, recreational vehicles, and marine craft;
(c) lamps; and
(d) such portable devices as blowtorches, melting pots, and weed burners.
Note: For installation of oil-burning equipment in mobile housing and recreational vehicles, refer to CAN/CSA-Z240 MH Series.
This Code provides requirements for the maintenance of the most commonly used types of oil-burning equipment as detailed in Clause 13.
Annex B provides the recommended precautions for filling tanks.
The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
In CSA Special Publications, shall is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; should is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; may is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard; and can is used to express possibility or capability.
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.