Type: Lessons Learned
Publisher: Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID
It was determined after assessing the heaters in MFC-721, that the other TREAT building heaters should be assessed for issues also. Research on other brands of baseboard heaters concluded that for Marley and Berko style baseboards, the heaters are required to be at least six inches away from all combustible materials. Many rooms with baseboard heaters in other TREAT building do not currently meet this six inch minimum spacing requirement. Square D and Erincraft are so old, the minimum spacing requirements could not be located.
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