Vented Gas Fireplaces
1.1.1 This Standard applies to newly produced vented gas fireplaces (See Part
IV, Definitions), hereinafter referred to as appliances, constructed
entirely of new, unused parts and materials:
a. for use with natural gas;
b. for use with propane;
c. for manufactured (mobile) home installation convertible for use
with natural gas and propane when provision is made for simple
conversion from one gas to the other.
The construction of vented gas fireplaces for use with the
above-mentioned gases is covered under Part I (CONSTRUCTION).
The performance of vented gas fireplaces for use with the
above-mentioned gases is covered under Part II (PERFORMANCE).
1.1.2 Exhibit D-1 includes provisions for newly produced (optional) automatic
intermittent pilot ignition systems (See Part IV, Definitions),
constructed entirely of new, unused parts and materials, to be adapted
in the field to an appliance equipped with an existing continuous pilot
burner and which has been examined and tested for compliance with this
Standard when installed on the appliance.
1.1.3 A value for measurement given in this Standard is followed by an
equivalent value in other units, the first stated value is to be
regarded as the specification.
1.1.4 Exhibit G contains a list of standards specifically referenced in this
Standard, and sources from which they may be obtained. Exhibit g
includes both the U.S. and Canadian referenced standards, where
applicable. It is the responsibility of the user of this Standard to
determine which referenced standard applies based on the requirements
of the authority having jurisdiction for the location of installation.
1.1.5 This standard also applies to appliances with draft hoods which are
factory equipped with automatic vent damper devices (See Part IV,
Definitions), hereinafter referred to as vent damper devices.
1.1.6 All references to psi throughout this standard are to ve considered
gage pressure unless otherwise specified.