Heaters for sauna rooms (see Appendix B)

1) Heaters for sauna rooms shall be marked as being suitable for the purpose.

2) Sauna heaters shall be installed in rooms that are built in accordance with the nameplate size specifications and shall be fastened securely in place to ensure that the minimum safe clearances indicated on the nameplate are not reduced.

3) Sauna heaters shall not be installed below shower heads or water spray devices.

4) Each sauna heater shall be controlled by a timed cut-off switch having a maximum time setting of 1 h, with no override feature, that, if not forming part of the sauna heater or cabinet, shall be mounted on the outside wall of the room containing the sauna heater and shall disconnect all ungrounded conductors in the circuit supplying the heater

Source: Rule 62-222, CSA C22.1:21, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 (25th Edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations. © 2021 Canadian Standards Association. Please visit store.csagroup.org