CSA/AM ANSI Z21.1B-2012: Addenda to the Twenty-Ninth Edition
SDO: CSA/AM: CSA America, Inc.
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This standard applies to newly produced household cooking gas appliances (see Part IV, Definitions), hereinafter referred to as units or appliances, constructed entirely of new, unused parts and materials. These appliances may be floor supported or built-in.
This standard applies to household cooking gas appliances:
a. For use with natural gas;
b. For use with manufactured gas;
c. For use with mixed gas;
d. For use with liquefied petroleum gases;
e. For use with LP gas-air mixtures;
f. For use with either natural, manufactured or mixed gas and convertible for use with liquefied petroleum gases (see Part IV, Definitions);
g. For manufactured (mobile) home installation for use with liquefied petroleum gases only (see 1.2.25);
h. For manufactured (mobile) home installation for use with either natural, manufactured or mixed gas and convertible for use with liquefied petroleum gases (see 1.2.25 and Part IV, Definitions);
i. For Recreational Park Trailer installation for use with natural, manufactured, or mixed gases and convertible for use with liquefied petroleum gases (see 1.2.25 and Part IV, Definitions); and
j. Provided with pyrolytic self-cleaning oven features or self-cleaning broiler features, or both (see 1.2.26).
The construction of floor-supported units and built-in units for use with the above-mentioned gases is covered under Part I.
The performance of floor-supported units and built-in units for use with the above-mentioned gases is covered under Part II.
This standard does not cover the thermal efficiency of household cooking gas appliances since it is regulated by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, the National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978 and the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987.*
This standard covers electrical equipment, wiring and accessories built-in or supplied for use with an appliance. For appliances which do not have sections which use electrical energy for cooking, it covers only appliances having current limitations of 20 amperes and whose electrical equipment, wiring and accessories are installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.
This standard covers (a) appliances which use only gas for cooking and which are designed for connection to nominal 120-volt electrical supplies, or (b) appliances which also use electrical energy for cooking and which are designed for connection to either nominal 120-volt or 240-volt electrical supplies.
Appliances having sections which use electrical energy for cooking shall comply with the applicable provisions of the Safety Standard for Household Electric Ranges, ANSI/UL 858.
A microwave cooking appliance incorporated in a household cooking gas appliance shall comply with the applicable provisions of the Safety Standard for Microwave Cooking Appliances, ANSI/UL 923.
An exhaust hood incorporated in an appliance shall comply with the applicable provisions of the Safety Standard for Electric Fans, ANSI/UL 507.
A gas-fired room heater incorporated in a household cooking gas appliance shall be of the vented type and shall comply with the applicable construction provisions of the Standard for Vented Gas-Fired Space Heating Appliances, ANSI Z21.86 • CSA 2.32.
A household cooking gas appliance incorporating a functional section other than that covered by this standard shall comply with the applicable standards covering that function.
Outdoor cooking gas appliances are covered in the Standard for Outdoor Cooking Gas Appliances, ANSI Z21.58 • CSA 1.6.
Compact cooking gas appliances (See Part IV, Definitions) for installation in recreational vehicles, including recreational park trailers, are covered in the Standard for Recreational Vehicle Cooking Gas Appliances, ANSI Z21.57.
If a value for measurement as given in this standard is followed by an equivalent value in other units, the first stated value is to be regarded as the specification.
All references to psi throughout this standard are to be considered gauge pressures unless otherwise specified.
Exhibit A contains a list of standards specifically referenced in this standard, and sources from which these reference standards may be obtained.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to determine which referenced standard applies based on the requirements of the authority having jurisdiction at the location of the installation.
Special construction provisions applicable to an appliance designed for use with an optional listed conversion kit are outlined under Exhibit B, (Optional) Provisions for Listed Gas Appliance Conversion Kits.
* At the time of this printing, the above acts regulate the thermal efficiency of household cooking appliances. For information, contact the U.S. Department of Energy, Conservation and Solar Applications, Consumer Products Efficiency Branch, 20 Massachusetts Ave., N. W., Washington, DC 20545.
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