BS 5871-3:2005 - Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances. Decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (2nd and 3rd family g

BS 5871-3:2005

Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances. Decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : April 2005

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This part of BS 5871 specifies installation and maintenance requirements for open flued decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (see Note 2) burning 2nd and 3rd family gases in rooms or internal spaces in domestic (see Note 4) or commercial premises, including public houses and restaurants.

The provisions contained within this standard cover the selection of a suitable appliance, the ventilation and flueing requirements, and other measures necessary to ensure a safe installation.

This standard applies to the installation of decorative fuel effect gas appliances in builder’s openings, fireplace recesses, flue boxes or under associated independent canopies. It does not cover the installation of flueless or room-sealed appliances.

This standard is not applicable to mobile and portable appliances in conformity with BS EN 449 or to appliances in touring caravans.

Contents include:

Scope
Normative references
Terms and definitions
Exchange of information and planning
Appliances
Materials and components
Location
Ventilation
Flueing
Appliance fixing
Fire and related safety precautions
Gas supply
Electricity supplies and wiring
Commissioning
Instructions and use of fireguards
Advice to be given to the user
Calculation of clearance flue flow
Bibliography

BS 5871-3:2005 replaces BS 5871-3:2001 which has been withdrawn.




Standard NumberBS 5871-3:2005
TitleSpecification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances. Decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date13 April 2005
Confirm Date01 May 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 7977-1:2002, BS 1289-1, BS EN 1856-1, BS 7435-2, BS 5482-1, BS 5440-1, BS 6891, BS 5440-2, BS 5482-2, BS EN 1856-2, BS 7671, BS 715
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 4543-2:1990, BS EN 1443:2003, BS 1251:1987, PD 6516:1987, TM/62, BS 476-4:1970, (Northern Ireland) 2004, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations, IGE/UP/1B, DD 221:1997, Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995, CR 1472:1997, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, IGE/UP/2, IGE/UP/1A, Gas Safety (Application) (Isle of Man) Order 1996, Building Regulations 2000, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998, IM/28, IGE/UP/8, IGE/UP/1, Asbestos (Prohibitions) Regulations (As Amended 1999), BS 6539:1984, BS EN 50379-3:2004, BS 6461-1:1984, BS 4543-3:1990, BS EN 449:2002, PD 6501-1:1982, BS 6778:1986, BS 8303:2018
ReplacesBS 5871-3:2001
Draft Superseded By03/320606 DC
DescriptorsExhaust gases, 3rd family gases, Combustion products, Flow measurement, Gas-powered devices, 2nd family gases, Flues, Hot-water boilers, Boilers, Installation, Gas space heating, Maintenance, Convection heaters, Fire-tube boilers, Safety measures, Ventilation, Fuel-effect appliances, Gas-fired heaters
ICS97.100.20
CommitteeGSE/30
ISBN0 580 45650 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages46
File Size912 KB
Price£240.00


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