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NFPA 211: Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances

Abstract:

Scope. NFPA 211 contains provisions for chimneys, fireplaces, venting systems, and solid fuel-burning appliances including their installation. The standard applies to residential as well as commercial and industrial installations.

Purpose. This standard is primarily concerned with the removal of waste gases, the reduction of fire hazards associated with the construction and installation of chimneys, fireplaces,and venting systems for residential, commercial, and industrial appliances, and the installation of solid fuel-burning appliances. The standard also gives minimum construction and installation requirements for chimneys and vents suitable for use with appliances classified as residential type, building heating, and low-, medium-, and high-heat appliances.

For more information, contact:
The NFPA Library at (617) 984-7445 or e-mail library@nfpa.org

 
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