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907.0 Wall Furnaces
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Listed wall furnaces shall be installed in accordance with their listings and the manufacturer's installation instructions. Wall furnaces installed in or attached to combustible material shall be listed for such installation.
Unlisted wall furnaces shall not be installed in or attached to combustible material. [NFPA 54:10.26.1.2]
Vented wall furnaces connected to a Type B-W gas vent system listed only for a single story shall be installed only in single-story buildings or the top story of multistory buildings. Vented wall furnaces connected to a Type B-W gas vent system listed for installation in multistory buildings shall be permitted to be installed in single-story or multistory buildings. Type B-W gas vents shall be attached directly to a solid header plate that serves as a firestop at that point and that shall be permitted to be an integral part of the vented wall furnace, as illustrated in Figure 907.1.2. The stud space in which the vented wall furnace is installed shall be ventilated at the first ceiling level by installation of the ceiling plate spacers furnished with the gas vent. Firestop spacers shall be installed at each subsequent ceiling or floor level penetrated by the vent. [NFPA 54:10.26.1.3]
For SI units: 1 inch = 25.4 mm
Direct-vent wall furnaces shall be installed with the vent-air intake terminal in the outdoors. The thickness of the walls on which the furnace is mounted shall be within the range of wall thickness marked on the furnace and covered in the manufacturer's installation instructions. [NFPA 54:10.26.1.4]
Panels, grilles, and access doors that are required to be removed for normal servicing operations shall not be attached to the building. For additional information on the venting of wall furnaces, see Section 802.0. [NFPA 54:10.26.1.5]
Wall furnaces shall be located so as not to cause a hazard to walls, floors, curtains, furniture, or doors. Wall furnaces installed between bathrooms and adjoining rooms shall not circulate air from bathrooms to other parts of the building. [NFPA 54:10.26.2]
Combustion and circulating air shall be provided in accordance with Section 701.0. [NFPA 54:10.26.3]
Oil-fired wall furnaces shall comply with UL 730 and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's installation instructions.