Residential Baseboard Radiation
Certification Program

Find AHRI Certified® Residential Baseboard Radiation


Product-Specific Operations Manual
General Operations Manual

Program Scope

Residential Baseboard Radiation shall apply to steam or water heated room heaters designed for installation along the bottom of the walls of rooms, replacing conventional baseboard. They operate with gravity re-circulated room air, and have a substantial portion of their frontal surface directly exposed to the room.

Scope Exclusions

This certification program does not apply to:

  • Commercial Finned Tube Radiation covered by the Commercial Finned Tube Radiation Operations Manual.

Certified Ratings

The following certification program ratings are verified by test:

  • AHRI Water Ratings at flow rate of 500 lb/hr (Btuh per linear foot)
  • AHRI Water Ratings at flow rate of 2000 lb/hr (Optional)
  • AHRI Steam Ratings (Optional)

The rules and procedures for obtaining and maintaining certification are detailed in the Resources section above. The specific Standard listed above details the technical requirements for rating and publishing your product performance, the AHRI General Operations Manual (OM) details the program operational rules that are generic to all of AHRI’s certification programs and lastly, the Product-specific Operations Manual provides the operational rules that are specific to this program along with the required documents and fees. Please ensure that you are familiar with the latest rules and procedures for this program.