2016 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title X - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 125-R - OUTDOOR WOOD-FIRED HYDRONIC HEATERS
Section 125-R:1 - Definitions.
I. "Clean wood'' means wood that has not been painted, stained, coated, preserved, or treated with chemicals such as copper chromium arsenate, creosote, or pentachlorophenol. The term does not include construction and demolition debris as defined in RSA 149-M:4, IV-a.
II. "Commissioner'' means the commissioner of the department of environmental services.
III. "EPA'' means the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
IV. "Municipality'' means cities, towns, and counties in which there are located unincorporated towns or organized places. Municipality shall not mean village districts.
V. "Outdoor wood-fired hydronic heater'' (OWHH) or "outdoor wood boiler'' means a fuel burning device:
(a) Designed to burn wood or other solid fuels;
(b) That the manufacturer specifies for outdoor installation or in structures not normally occupied by humans, including structures such as garages and sheds; and
(c) Which heats building space and water through the distribution, typically through pipes, of a fluid heated in the device, typically water or a mixture of water and antifreeze.
VI. "Person'' means any individual, partnership, firm or co-partnership, association, company, trust, corporation, department, bureau, agency, private or municipal corporation, or any political subdivision of the state, the United States or political subdivisions or agencies thereof, or any other entity recognized by law as subject to rights and duties.
VII. "Phase I OWHH'' means an OWHH that has been certified or qualified by the EPA as meeting a particulate matter emission limit of 0.6 pounds per million British Thermal Units input and is labeled accordingly.
VIII. "Phase II OWHH'' means an OWHH that has been certified or qualified by the EPA as meeting a particulate matter emission limit of 0.32 pounds per million British Thermal Units output and is labeled accordingly.
Source. 2008, 362:2, eff. Aug. 10, 2008.
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