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CSA B365 7th Edition, January 1, 2010
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Installation code for solid-fuel-burning appliances and equipment
Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , 2015
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This Code specifies requirements for the installation, alteration, and maintenance of solid-fuel-burning appliances and equipment installed indoors or outdoors.

In this Code solid-fuel-burning appliances include

(a) furnaces;

(b) boilers;

(c) stoves;

(d) ranges;

(e) space heaters;

(f) factory-built fireplaces; and

(g) water heaters.

In this Code, the term "solid fuel" includes

(a) cordwood;

(b) wood chips;

(c) sawdust;

(d) peat logs;

(e) wood and other biomass pellets;

(f) kernel corn; and

(g) coal.

This Code does not apply to

(a) incinerators;

(b) site-built fireplaces;

(c) process equipment; or

(d) portable appliances.

In CSA standards, "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; and "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard.

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 (nonmandatory) to define their application.

The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Code. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.