02-658 C.M.R. ch. 13, § 4 - Installations

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

13.4.1 Code Compliance Required Prior to Firing

Whenever a furnace, direct-fired hot water heater, or boiler is installed, the total installation must be brought into compliance with the requirements of NFPA #54 (2012 edition), NFPA#58 (2011 edition) and all other rules of the BoardBEFORE the furnace, direct-fired water heater, or boiler is fired. Prior to leaving the installation (whether installed inside or outside any structure) unsupervised, the licensed propane and natural gas technician must observe, inspect, and test the equipment to ensure that the installation is operating safely and properly and meets all applicable rules of the Board.

13.4.2 Additional Requirements

When an appliance other than a furnace, direct-fired water heater, or boiler is installed, the following must be done:

1. The entire gas piping system must be brought into compliance with the requirements of NFPA #54 (2012 edition) and all other rules of the Board;
2. All appliances which are designed to be vented, including existing appliances, must be vented in accordance with NFPA #54 (2012 edition);
3. Any existing code violations must be reported to the owner in writing, a copy of which must be retained by the installer such that it may be produced for inspection upon request of a Board inspector.
13.4.3 Vented Central Heating Appliance Required

When installing a vented central heating appliance, the installer must conduct a combustion efficiency test, unless prohibited by the manufacturer, and must post a copy of the test results on-site.

Notes

02-658 C.M.R. ch. 13, § 4

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