Ontario installation code for oil-burning equipment
|Publication Date:||1 January 2006|
This Code applies to the installation of
(a) appliances, equipment, components, and accessories where oil is used for fuel purposes, such as
(i) forced-air furnaces;
(iii) process furnaces;
(iv) water heaters;
(v) vehicle heaters; and
(vi) power supplies for buildings;
(b) all stationary and portable oil-burning equipment, including fuel supply equipment and piping; and
(c) aboveground and underground tanks.
This Code provides minimum requirements for the installation of, or alterations to, oil-burning equipment, including
(a) supply tanks as described in Clause 1.1(c);
(d) control devices;
(e) venting systems; and
(f) central oil distribution.
This Code provides minimum requirements for the installation of, or alterations to
(a) accessories; and
(b) heating distribution systems insofar as these affect the proper operation of the oil-burning equipment.
This Code does not apply to
(a) tanks and supply piping installed in refineries;
(b) appliances installed in mobile housing, recreational vehicles, and marine craft;
(c) lamps; and
(d) such portable devices as blowtorches, melting pots, and weed burners.
Note: For installation of oil-burning equipment in mobile housing and recreational vehicles, refer to CAN/CSA-Z240 MH Series.
This Code provides requirements for the maintenance of the most commonly used types of oil-burning equipment as detailed in Clause 13.
Annex B provides the recommended precautions for filling tanks.
The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
In CSA Special Publications, "shall" is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; "should" is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard; and "can" is used to express possibility or capability. Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material. Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements. Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.