Proponent: Timothy N. Seaton, B.S.C.E., Empire Masonry Heaters LLC (email@example.com)
Revise as follows:
1002.5 Masonry heater clearance. Combustible materials shall not be placed within 36 inches (914 mm) or the distance of the allowed reduction method
2. Masonry heaters listed and labeled in accordance with UL 1482 may be installed in accordance with the listing specifications and the manufacturer's written instructions.
1) Metric conversion is incorrect; 2) NFPA 211 citation is incorrect; and 3) NFPA 211 Section 12.6 allows clearances under 36" with stipulated distance reduction strategies.
Cost Impact: The code change proposal will not increase the cost of construction.
Public Hearing: Committee: D - refers to wrong 211 section. Invited to amend at public hearing.
Assembly: ASF AMF DF
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