Floor furnaces shall not be installed in the floor of any aisle or passageway of any auditorium, public hall, place of assembly, or in any egress element from any such room or space.
With the exception of wall register models, a floor furnace shall not be placed closer than 6 inches (152 mm) to the nearest wall, and wall register models shall not be placed closer than 6 inches (152 mm) to a corner.
The furnace shall be placed such that a drapery or similar combustible object will not be nearer than 12 inches (305 mm) to any portion of the register of the furnace. Floor furnaces shall not be installed in concrete floor construction built on grade. The controlling thermostat for a floor furnace shall be located within the same room or space as the floor furnace or shall be located in an adjacent room or space that is permanently open to the room or space containing the floor furnace.
The following permanent notice, constructed of approved material, shall be mechanically attached to the sauna room on the outside:
WARNING: DO NOT EXCEED 30 MINUTES IN
SAUNA. EXCESSIVE EXPOSURE CAN BE HARM-
FUL TO HEALTH. ANY PERSON WITH POOR
HEALTH SHOULD CONSULT A PHYSICIAN
BEFORE USING SAUNA.
The words shall contrast with the background and the wording shall be in letters not less than 1/4-inch (6.4 mm) high.
Exception: This section shall not apply to one- and two-family dwellings.
Pool and spa heaters shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Oil-fired pool and spa heaters shall be tested in accordance with UL 726. Electric pool and spa heaters shall be tested in accordance with UL 1261. Pool and spa heat pump water heaters shall comply with UL 1995 or CSA C22.2 No. 236.
Exception: Portable residential spas and portable residential exercise spas shall comply with UL 1563 or CSA C22.2 No. 218.1.
Evaporative cooling equipment shall:
- Be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
- Be installed on level platforms in accordance with Section 304.10.
- Have openings in exterior walls or roofs flashed in accordance with the Building Code.
- Be provided with an approved water supply, sized for peak demand. The quality of water shall be provided in accordance with the equipment manufacturer's recommendations. The piping system and protection of the potable water supply system shall be installed as required by the Plumbing Code.
- Have air intake opening locations in accordance with Section 401.4.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality regulates the sale and use of residential and commercial solid fuel-burning devices. See Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) Chapter 340, Division 262. DEQ prohibits the installation of "used solid fuel-burning devices."
- Solid fuel-burning devices certified as new on or after July 1, 1986, under rules adopted pursuant to OAR 340-262-0500.
- Antique wood stoves pursuant to OAR 340-262-0700.
- Pellet stoves under rules adopted pursuant to OAR 340-262-0450.