The standards set forth herein apply to the first edition of the Standard for Gas-Fired Construction Heater, Z83.7-2000 - CSA 2.14-2000, and supersede corresponding standards therein. Following their preparation by the supervising Technical Advisory Group, they were accepted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Interprovincial Gas Advisory Council (IGAC), and subsequently approved.
This Standard details test and examination criteria for gas-fired construction heaters primarily intended for temporary use in heating buildings or structures under construction, alteration or repair; and utilizing natural gas and propane fuels. All products of combustion generated by the heater are released into the area being heated. This Standard covers heaters with rated inputs up to and including 10,000,000 Btu/h (2930 kW).