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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 60. Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations
4/8/2020

9VAC20-60-1400. Changes in Process Classification.

A. Variance to be classified as a boiler. In accordance with the standards and criteria in the definition of "boiler" and the procedures in 9VAC20-60-1420 B or 9VAC20-60-1420 C the director may determine on a case-by-case basis that certain enclosed devices using controlled flame combustion are boilers, even though they do not otherwise meet the definition of boiler after considering the following criteria:

1. The extent to which the unit has provisions for recovering and exporting thermal energy in the form of steam, heated fluids, or heated gases;

2. The extent to which the combustion chamber and energy recovery equipment are of integral design;

3. The efficiency of energy recovery, calculated in terms of the recovered energy compared with the thermal value of the fuel;

4. The extent to which exported energy is utilized;

5. The extent to which the device is in common and customary use as a "boiler" functioning primarily to produce steam, heated fluids, or heated gases; and

6. Other factors, as appropriate.

B. [Reserved.]

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-10-1 § 14.3, eff. January 1, 1988; amended, Volume 05, Issue 04, eff. January 1, 1989; Volume 06, Issue 06, eff. February 1, 1990; Volume 07, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1991; Volume 09, Issue 06, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 09, Issue 23, eff. September 8, 1993; Volume 15, Issue 09, eff. February 17, 1999.

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