Gas fires, boilers and appliances

BSI publishes standards that outline the specifications for installation and maintenance of different types of gas fires, boilers and appliances, and offer guidance on other safety issues surrounding them.

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Key standards and publications for gas installations

BS 5546:2010
Specification for installation and maintenance of gas-fired water-heating appliances of rated input not exceeding 70 kW net

BS EN 30-1-1:2008+A2:2010
Domestic cooking appliances burning gas. Safety. General

BS 5864:2010
Installation and maintenance of gas-fired ducted air heaters of rated heat input not exceeding 70 kW net (2nd and 3rd family gases). Specification  family gases). Specification for the installation and maintenance of ventilation provision for gas appliances

BS EN 1057:2006+A1:2010
Copper and copper alloys. Seamless, round copper tubes for water and gas in sanitary and heating applications

BS 5440-2:2009
Flueing and ventilation for gas appliances of rated input not exceeding 70 kW net (1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases). Specification for the installation and maintenance of ventilation provision for gas appliances

BS 5871-4:2007
Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances. Independent gas-fired flueless fires, convector heaters and heating stoves of nominal heat input not exceeding 6 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases) 

BS 8537:2010
Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Specification for press ends of plumbing fittings for use with metallic tubes


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BS EN 14438:2006
Gas-fired insets for heating more than one room 

BS EN 13203-2:2006
Gas-fired domestic appliances producing hot water. Appliances not exceeding 70 kW heat input and 300 l water storage capacity. Assessment of energy consumption

BS ISO 17484-1:2006
Plastics piping systems. Multi-layer pipe systems for indoor gas installations with a maximum operating pressure up to and including 5 bar (500 kPa). Specifications for systems

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