Installation Fireplace Inserts and Hearth-Mounted Stoves
(1) The installation of fireplace inserts and hearth mounted stoves vented through the throat of a fireplace shall conform to CSA B365, “Installation Code for Solid-Fuel-Burning Appliances and Equipment”.
(2) Fireplace inserts and hearth mounted stoves vented through the throat of a fireplace described in Sentence (1) may be installed in existing fireplaces only if a minimum thickness of 190 mm of solid masonry is provided between the smoke chamber and any existing combustible materials, unless the insert is listed for lesser clearances.
(3) A fireplace insert installed in a masonry fireplace shall have,
(a) a listed metal chimney liner installed from the insert collar to the top of the chimney, or (b) a direct sealed connection to the chimney flue where such provision is part of an insert conforming to Sentence 184.108.40.206.(1).
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