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    INSTALLATION OF OIL-BURNING EQUIPMENT

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  18-02-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  04-12-2015

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - Basic Installation and Operation Requirements
    Chapter 5 - Air for Combustion and Ventilation
    Chapter 6 - Venting of Combustion (Flue) Gases
    Chapter 7 - Tanks for Liquid Fuels
    Chapter 8 - Heating Fuel Piping Systems and Components
    Chapter 9 - Oil Distribution Systems
    Chapter 10 - Installation of Oil Burners and Oil-Burning Appliances
    Chapter 11 - Installation and Operation of Oil-Burning Stoves,
                 Kerosene-Burning Room Heaters, and Kerosene-Burning
                 Portable Heaters
    Chapter 12 - Used Oil-Burning Appliances
    Chapter 13 - Oil-and-Gas-Burning Appliances
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Reserved
    Annex C - Typical Chimney and Vent Terminations
    Annex D - Considerations for Combustion Equipment
              Firing Alternative (Nonpetroleum) Fuels
    Annex E - Relining Masonry Chimneys
    Annex F - Informational References
    Index

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    This standard shall apply to the installation of stationary liquid fuel–burning appliances, including but not limited to industrial-, commercial-, and residential-type steam, hot water, or warm air heating appliances; domestic-type range burners; space heaters; and portable liquid fuel–burning equipment.

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    Document Type Standard
    Product Note THIS STANDARD ALSO REFERS TO SU 971A, SU 2258,
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    NFPA 8504 : 1996 ATMOSPHERIC FLUIDIZED-BED BOILER OPERATION
    NFPA 30B : 2015 CODE FOR THE MANUFACTURE AND STORAGE OF AEROSOL PRODUCTS
    NFPA 102 : 2016 GRANDSTANDS, FOLDING AND TELESCOPIC SEATING, TENTS, AND MEMBRANE STRUCTURES
    NFPA 61B : 1989 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS IN GRAIN ELEVATORS AND FACILITIES HANDLING BULK RAW AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES
    ASTM C 1320 : 2010 : R2016 Standard Practice for Installation of Mineral Fiber Batt and Blanket Thermal Insulation for Light Frame Construction
    NFPA 804 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ADVANCED LIGHT WATER REACTOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 30 HDBK : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 909 : 2017 PROTECTION OF CULTURAL RESOURCE PROPERTIES - MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, AND PLACES OF WORSHIP
    NFPA 150 : 2016 FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY IN ANIMAL HOUSING FACILITIES
    NFPA 914 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES
    NFPA 30 : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE
    NFPA 30A : 2018 MOTOR FUEL DISPENSING FACILITIES AND REPAIR GARAGES
    NFPA 99 HDBK : 2018 HEALTH CARE FACILITIES CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 82 : 2014 INCINERATORS AND WASTE AND LINEN HANDLING SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT
    NFPA 54 HDBK : 2018 NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 303 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION STANDARD FOR MARINAS AND BOATYARDS
    NFPA 211 : 2016 CHIMNEYS, FIREPLACES, VENTS, AND SOLID FUEL-BURNING APPLIANCES
    NFPA 90B : 2018 INSTALLATION OF WARM AIR HEATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 307 : 2016 CONSTRUCTION AND FIRE PROTECTION OF MARINE TERMINALS, PIERS, AND WHARVES
    NFPA 101 HDBK : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 851 : 2010 FIRE PROTECTION FOR HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 99 : 2018 HEALTH CARE FACILITIES CODE
    NFPA 87 : 2018 FLUID HEATERS
    NFPA 5000 : 2018 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY CODE
    NFPA 415 : 2016 AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDINGS, FUELING RAMP DRAINAGE, AND LOADING WALKWAYS
    NFPA 54 : 2018 NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
    NFPA 850 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS AND HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT CONVERTER STATIONS
    NFPA 501A : 2017 FIRE SAFETY CRITERIA FOR MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLATIONS, SITES, AND COMMUNITIES
    ICC 2009 INT. RESI.CODE & COMM.-I1 : 2009 2009 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE & COMMENTARY - VOLUME 2: CHAPTERS 12 TO 44
    NFPA 86C : 1999 INDUSTRIAL FURNACES USING A SPECIAL PROCESSING ATMOSPHERE
    NFPA 85A : 1987 PREVENTION OF FURNACE EXPLOSIONS IN FUEL OIL AND NATURAL GAS FIRED SINGLE BURNER BOILER FURNACES
    BS ISO 13577-3:2016 INDUSTRIAL FURNACES AND ASSOCIATED PROCESSING EQUIPMENT - SAFETY - PART 3: GENERATION AND USE OF PROTECTIVE AND REACTIVE ATMOSPHERE GASES
    ASTM C 1320 : 2010 Standard Practice for Installation of Mineral Fiber Batt and Blanket Thermal Insulation for Light Frame Construction
    NFPA 56 (PS) : 2012 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PREVENTION DURING CLEANING AND PURGING OF FLAMMABLE GAS PIPING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 232A : 1995 ARCHIVES AND RECORDS CENTERS
    NFPA 224 : 1985 HOMES AND CAMPS IN FOREST AREAS
    NFPA 416 : 1993 CONSTRUCTION AND PROTECTION OF AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDINGS
    NFPA 664 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS IN WOOD PROCESSING AND WOODWORKING FACILITIES
    NFPA 2 : 2016 HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGIES CODE
    NFPA 232 : 2017 PROTECTION OF RECORDS
    NFPA 90A : 2018 INSTALLATION OF AIR-CONDITIONING AND VENTILATING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 820 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND COLLECTION FACILITIES
    13/30231511 DC : 0 BS ISO 13577-2 - INDUSTRIAL FURNACES AND ASSOCIATED PROCESSING EQUIPMENT - SAFETY - PART 2: COMBUSTION AND FUEL HANDLING SYSTEMS
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE
    NASA-STD-8719.11B:2020 STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY
    NFPA 803 : 1998 FIRE PROTECTION FOR LIGHT WATER NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    NFPA 1 : 2021 FIRE CODE
    ASME CSD1 : 2012 CONTROLS AND SAFETY DEVICES FOR AUTOMATICALLY FIRED BOILERS
    UFC 3-460-01 : Change 3 UNIFIED FACILITIES CRITERIA - DESIGN: PETROLEUM FUEL FACILITIES
    NFPA 86D : 1999 INDUSTRIAL FURNACES USING VACUUM AS AN ATMOSPHERE
    NFPA 56 : 2017 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PREVENTION DURING CLEANING AND PURGING OF FLAMMABLE GAS PIPING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 88B : 1997 REPAIR GARAGES
    NFPA 8502 : 1999 PREVENTION OF FURNACE EXPLOSIONS/IMPLOSIONS IN MULTIPLE BURNER BOILERS
    ANSI A225.1 : 1987 MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLATIONS
    ISO 13577-3:2016 Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment Safety Part 3: Generation and use of protective and reactive atmosphere gases
    NFPA 232AM : 1991 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ARCHIVES AND RECORDS CENTERS
    NFPA 19911 : 1991 FIRE PROTECTION OF MUSEUMS AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
    NFPA 8501 : 1997 SINGLE BURNER BOILER OPERATION
    ASTM C 727 : 2012 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Installation and Use of Reflective Insulation in Building Constructions
    NFPA 101 : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE
    NFPA 61 : 2020 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES
    ICC IBC CODE AND COMMENTARY VOLUME 2 : 2015 IBC® Code and Commentary, Volume 2
    ICC IRC CODE AND COMMENTARY VOLUME 2 : 2015 IRC® Code and Commentary, Volume 2
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE
    ICC IMC Code and Commentary : 2015 IMC® Code and Commentary
    ICC IFC CODE & COMMENTARY VOLUME 1 & 2 : 2015 IFC® Code and Commentary
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL RESI. CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS
    ASHRAE HDBK REFRIGERATION : 2014 ASHRAE HANDBOOK - REFRIGERATION
    NASA STD 8719.11 : 2008 SAFETY STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 85 : 2015 BOILER AND COMBUSTION SYSTEMS HAZARDS CODE
    ASTM D 1998 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Polyethylene Upright Storage Tanks
    ANSI/ASSE A10.10 : 2014 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPORARY AND PORTABLE SPACE HEATING DEVICES
    ASTM C 1015 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Installation of Cellulosic and Mineral Fiber Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation
    NFPA 61 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES
    NFPA 409 : 2016 AIRCRAFT HANGARS
    ANSI/ASSE A10.10 : 2014 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPORARY AND PORTABLE SPACE HEATING DEVICES
    API 1615 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM STORAGE SYSTEMS
    ANSI/CSA-B149.6-15 Code for digester gas, landfill gas, and biogas generation and utilization
    BS ISO 13577-2:2014 Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment. Safety Combustion and fuel handling systems
    NFPA 8506 : 1998 HEAT RECOVERY STEAM GENERATOR SYSTEMS
    NFPA 513 : 1998 MOTOR FREIGHT TERMINALS
    ASAE EP364.1 : 1993 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FARM STANDBY ELECTRIC POWER
    NFPA 61D : 1989 PREVENTION OF FIRE AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN THE MILLING OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
    NFPA 61A : 1989 PREVENTION OF FIRE AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN FACILITIES MANUFACTURING AND HANDLING STARCH
    API 1615 REDLINE : 2011 INSTALLATION OF UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM STORAGE SYSTEMS
    ISO 13577-2:2014 Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment Safety Part 2: Combustion and fuel handling systems
    NFPA 1 : 2018 FIRE CODE
    NFPA 1 HDBK : 2015 FIRE CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 804 : 2020 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ADVANCED LIGHT WATER REACTOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECH. CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE

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    ASHRAE 103 : 2017 METHOD OF TESTING FOR ANNUAL FUEL UTILIZATION EFFICIENCY OF RESIDENTIAL CENTRAL FURNACES AND BOILERS
    UL 1313 : 3 NON-METALLIC SAFETY CANS FOR PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
    UL 103 : 2011 FACTORY-BUILT CHIMNEYS FOR RESIDENTIAL TYPE AND BUILDING HEATING APPLIANCES
    CFR 40(PTS266-299) : JUL 2017 PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
    UL 896:5ED 1993-07 Oil-Burning Stoves
    UL 731 : 5 OIL-FIRED UNIT HEATERS
    UL 732 : 5 OIL-FIRED STORAGE TANK WATER HEATERS
    NFPA 30A : 2018 MOTOR FUEL DISPENSING FACILITIES AND REPAIR GARAGES
    ASTM D 3699 : 2013-05 SPECIFICATION FOR KEROSINE
    ASTM D 6448 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Industrial Burner Fuels from Used Lubricating Oils
    UL 795 : 8 COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL GAS HEATING EQUIPMENT
    UL 1746 : 3 EXTERNAL CORROSION PROTECTION SYSTEMS FOR STEEL UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
    NFPA 90A : 2018 INSTALLATION OF AIR-CONDITIONING AND VENTILATING SYSTEMS
    UL 2080 : 1 FIRE RESISTANT TANKS FOR FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
    UL 730:5ED 2003-08 Oil-Fired Wall Furnaces
    NFPA 90B : 2018 INSTALLATION OF WARM AIR HEATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
    ASHRAE HDBK FUNDAMENTALS : 2013 ASHRAE HANDBOOK - FUNDAMENTALS
    ASTM A 254 : 1997 Standard Specification for Copper-Brazed Steel Tubing
    NFPA 1451 : 2013 FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICE VEHICLE OPERATIONS TRAINING PROGRAM
    UL 296:11ED 2017-02 Oil Burners
    NFPA 15 : 2017 WATER SPRAY FIXED SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    UL 80 : 2012 STEEL TANKS FOR OIL-BURNER FUELS AND OTHER COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
    UL 296A : 2 WASTE OIL-BURNING AIR-HEATING APPLIANCES
    NFPA 86 : 2015 OVENS AND FURNACES
    ASTM B 88 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Seamless Copper Water Tube
    UL 443 : 6 STEEL AUXILIARY TANKS FOR OIL-BURNER FUEL
    UL 733 : 4 OIL-FIRED AIR HEATERS AND DIRECT-FIRED HEATERS
    NFPA 85 : 2015 BOILER AND COMBUSTION SYSTEMS HAZARDS CODE
    NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
    UL 296B : 5 COMBUSTION EQUIPMENT FIRING LIQUID METHANOL AS A MAIN FUEL
    UL 729:6ED 2003-08 Oil-Fired Floor Furnaces
    NFPA 13 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    ASTM B 43 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Seamless Red Brass Pipe, Standard Sizes
    NFPA 30 : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE
    UL 295 : 2 COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL GAS BURNERS
    NFPA 54 : 2018 NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
    API 650 : 2013 WELDED TANKS FOR OIL STORAGE
    UL 142A : 1ED 2014 OUTLINE SPECIAL PURPOSE ABOVEGROUND TANKS FOR SPECIFIC FLAMMABLE OR COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
    UL 2245 : 2 BELOW-GRADE VAULTS FOR FLAMMABLE LIQUID STORAGE TANKS
    NFPA 211 : 2016 CHIMNEYS, FIREPLACES, VENTS, AND SOLID FUEL-BURNING APPLIANCES
    UL 142 : 2006 STEEL ABOVEGROUND TANKS FOR FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
    NFPA 80 : 2016 FIRE DOORS AND OTHER OPENING PROTECTIVES
    UL 180 : 8 LIQUID-LEVEL GAUGES FOR OIL BURNER FUELS AND OTHER COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
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