Effective August 15, 2016

Standard Information
Standard Number:
UL 295
Standard Name:
Commercial-Industrial Gas Burners
Standard Edition and Issue Date:
1st Edition Dated December 7, 2007
Date of Revision:
July 21, 2014
Date of Previous Revisions to Standard:
1st Edition Dated November 11, 2013
Effective Date of New/Revised Requirements

Effective Date (see Schedule below): August 15, 2016

Impact, Overview, Fees and Action Required

Impact Statement: A review of all Listing Reports is necessary to determine which products comply with new/revised requirements and which products will require re-evaluation. NOTE: Effective immediately, this revised standard will be exclusively used for evaluation of new products unless the Applicant requests in writing that current requirements be used along with their understanding that their listings will be withdrawn on Effective Date of August 15, 2016 unless the product is found to comply with new/revised requirements.

Overview of Changes: Location and extent of motor barrier. Specific details of new/revised requirements are found in table below


Schedule: Processing Schedule: So that production of products bearing Listing Marks will not be interrupted, the following schedule of approximate dates has been established to ensure Listing Reports are found compliant by Effective Date:

  • December 15, 2015 = 8 Month Report Review – Intertek will review all Reports. Update if compliance is verified or issue Findings Letter/Quote for any re-evaluations needed
  • February 15, 2016 = 6 Month Quote Cut-off – Quotes returned for necessary re-evaluations
  • July 15, 2016 = 30 Day Warning – Client advised of all non-compliant Reports to be Suspended
  • August 15, 2016 = Effective Date – ATM Suspended for all non-compliant Reports

Fees: An initial review of Listing Report (s) will be covered by a direct billing project and will be invoiced at not more than $1000 per report.

Client Action Required:

Information - To assist our Intertek Engineer with review of your Certification Reports, please submit technical information in response to the new/revised paragraphs noted in the attached or explain why these new/revised requirements not apply to your product (s).

Current Listings Not Active? – Please immediately identify any current Listing Reports or products that are no longer active and should be removed from our records. We will do this at no charge as long as Intertek is notified in writing prior to the review of your reports.

Description of New/Revised Technical Requirements
Figure 15A.1 Location and extent of barrier

A – Regions to be shielded by barrier. This will consist of the entire component if it is not otherwise shielded and will consist of the unshielded portion of a component that is partially shielded by the component enclosure or equivalent.

B – Projection of outline of component on horizontal plane.

C – Inclined line that traces out minimum area of barrier. This line is always (1) tangent to the component, (2) 5 degrees from the vertical, and (3) so oriented that the area traced out on a horizontal plane is maximum.

D – Location (horizontal) and minimum area for barrier. The area is that included inside the line of intersection traced by the inclined line C and the horizontal plane of the barrier.
15A.1.5 The barrier mentioned in 15A.1.4 shall be horizontal, and shall have an area extending beneath the motor encompassing the openings in the motor housing and extending at least 5 degrees beyond their area. Openings for drainage, ventilation, and the like, may be employed in the barrier provided that such openings would not permit molten metal, burning insulation, or the like to fall on combustible material. 
Table 15A.2 Item 9 Surge immunity:
Outdoor Equipment: - installation Class 4
For all equipment other than outdoor use: installation Class 3
Table 40.1 Rated voltage 208, Normal test voltage 208, Overvoltage 229,
Undervoltage 177

CUSTOMERS PLEASE NOTE: This Table and column "Verdict" can be used in determining how your current or future production is or will be in compliance with new/revised requirements.

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