Avoid dangerous errors and reduce fire hazards with the 2013 NFPA 211 -- the new standard for fireplaces and solid fuel appliances.
Widely used by architects, installers, equipment manufacturers, AHJs, and building owners, NFPA 211: Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances provides guidelines for construction projects involving chimneys, fireplaces, venting systems, and solid fuel-burning appliances. Comprehensive coverage addresses everything from selection of equipment and installation to inspection and maintenance in residential, commercial, and industrial properties.
Changes in the 2013 edition that eliminate potential dangers and improve safety include:
- Prohibition on the use of a duct wrap system to provide enclosure of a factory-built chimney
- New rules for installation of masonry heaters clarify requirements for separation from combustibles.
NFPA 211 is essential for architects, installers, equipment manufacturers, AHJ's, and building owners. Order your copy today. (Softbound, 58 pp., 2013)