02-658 C.M.R. ch. 110, § 8 - APPLIANCES

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

1. Solid fuel burning appliances shall be listed and installed in accordance with the terms of their listing.
2. The manufacturer's instructions shall be left with the owner.
3. The installation shall be made by licensed technicians experienced in making such installations.
4. The installation shall be such as to provide reasonable accessibility for: cleaning heating surfaces; removing burners (multi-fuel and/or combination units); replacing motors, controls, air filters, draft regulators, chimney connectors, and other working parts; and adjusting, cleaning, and lubricating parts requiring such attention. This requirement also pertains to stoker-fired units.
5. No combustible material may be placed adjacent to the solid fuel burning appliance with less clearance than permitted by the manufacturer, NFPA #211 or the Board's Rules.
6. Solid fuel burning units shall not be installed where gasoline or any other flammable vapors or gases are likely to be present unless the unit is a sealed combustion system for which the air is taken from the outside.
7. Whenever a solid fuel appliance is installed to work in conjunction with an oil burning appliance, the wiring of the oil burning appliance shall be brought into compliance with the requirements of the Board's Rules before the unit is fired. The wiring update must include the following where applicable:
A. Properly rated fuse or breaker;
B. Properly rated wiring;
C. Properly installed and located emergency switch;
D. Properly installed and located thermal electric switch;
E. Properly installed and located service switch; and
F. Properly installed and located low water cut-off.


02-658 C.M.R. ch. 110, § 8

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