These requirements apply to oil-fired floor furnaces.
Requirements for the installation and use of oil-burning equipment are included in the Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment, ANSI/NFPA 31. Requirements for the installation of oil-burning equipment are also included in codes such as the International Mechanical Code and the Uniform Mechanical Code.
A product that contains features, characteristics, components, materials, or systems new or different from those covered by the requirements in this standard, and that involves a risk of fire or of electric shock or injury to persons shall be evaluated using appropriate additional component and end-product requirements to maintain the level of safety as originally anticipated by the intent of this standard. A product whose features, characteristics, components, materials, or systems conflict with specific requirements or provisions of this standard does not comply with this standard. Revision of requirements shall be proposed and adopted in conformance with the methods employed for development, revision, and implementation of this standard.