CAN/CSA-Z240 MH Series-92 (R2005)
Definitions and General Requirements for Mobile homes
This Standard provides the definitions for mobile home terminology as used in the CAN/CSA-Z240 MH Series, Mobile homes. It also gives requirements of a general nature which apply to the other Standards in the Series.
Vehicle Requirements for Mobile homes
This Sandard provides vehiculr requirements for mobile homes including minimum requirements for the coupling and tongue or A-frame as well as for the running gear of a mobile home.
1.2 Types of Gear
This Standard applies to mobile homes equipped ith limited use running gear or returnable running gear.
Note: Where provincial transport regulations exist for running gear, these will prevail over the requirements of this Sandard.
The requirement of this Standard do not apply to a mobile home transported on a dolly or flat-deck.
Structural Requirements for Mobile Homes
This Standard provides the minimum requirements for materials, products, equipment, and quality of work needed to ensure that mobile home will provide adequate
a) structural strength and rigidity;
b) protection against corrosion, decay, insects, and other similar destructive forces;
c) protection against the hazards of fire;
d) resistance to the elements; and
e) durability and economy of maintenance
1.2 Unacceptable Units
Units that comply with these requirements will not be acceptable if, when examined tested, they are found to have additional features that reduce the degree of protection contemplated by this Stndard.
Materials, systems, and equipment not specifically described herein or varying from the specific requirements in this Standard, or for which no recognized test procedure has been established, ma be used if it can be shown that the material, system, or equipment is suitable on the basis of past performance or good engineering practice, or on the basis of tests designed to simulate or exceed anticipated service conditions, or designed to compare with similar materials, systems, or equipment known to be acceptable.
Plumbing Requirements for Mobile Homes
This Standard sets the minimum installation requirements and material standards for a plumbing system in a mobile home.
Installation Requirements for Gas-Burning Appliances in Mobile Homes
This Standard applies to to the factiry installation of gas-burning appliances and equipment in mobile home.
Note: CGA Standards CAN/CGA-B149.1 and CAN/CGA-B149.2 were used as a basis for the preparation of this Standard. For installations not covered by this Standard, CGA Standards CAN/CGA-B149.1 and CAN/CGA-B149.2 should be consulted.
Oil Installation Requirements in Mobile Homes
This Standard applies to the factory installation of oil-fired appliances, accessories, and equipment on or within mobile homes.
Specially designed or modified units such as industrial or ommercial trailers must comply with the ntent of this Standard.
Requirements for Load Calculations and Duct Design for Heating and Cooling of Mobile Homes
This Standard outlines the design of heating and cooling systems for mobile homes and outlines acceptable methodes of calcualtion of
(a) heat loss/heat gain of the home;
(b) supply duct systems;
(c) return air systems.
1.2 Quality of Work
This Standard also outlines the minimum standards of quality of work required for the installation of supply and return duct systems and necessary insulation.