BS 5410-1:2019 Recommendations for liquid fuel firing and water installations

BS 5410-1:2019

Code of practice for liquid fuel firing. Installations for space heating and hot water supply purposes for domestic buildings

Status : Current   Published : June 2019



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What is this standard about?

This standard is the first in a three-part series on handling liquid fuels. This part gives best practice recommendations on dealing with space heating and hot water supply installations in people’s homes.

Who is this standard for?

  • Designers
  • Specifiers
  • Installers
  • Service and commissioning engineers
  • Building owners and plant manager using or intending to use liquid fuels/oil fired equipment
  • Health and safety, and building inspectors

Why should you use this standard?

It gives recommendations and guidance on the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of liquid fuel burning installations for space heating and hot water supply purposes in domestic buildings.

It also gives recommendations and guidance on the selection and installation of liquid fuel storage tanks of capacity up to 3,500 litres, when installed at domestic buildings.

The standard also applies to liquid fuel fired cookers where these are connected to flues and to installations burning liquid fuel conforming to BS 2869, including biofuels conforming to BS EN 14214 and blends thereof. 

NOTE: This part of BS 5410 doesn’t apply to liquid fuel fired systems for marine and transportable installations, or for flueless heaters (e.g. gel fires covered by BS EN 16647 or stand-alone paraffin heaters).

What’s changed since the last update?

This standard is a full revision of the 2014 edition. The title and structure have been changed to align the standard with the recently revisions to Parts 2 and 3. It also introduces the following principle changes:

  • Condensing boilers are now included
  • Boilers burning biofuels are now covered

Standard NumberBS 5410-1:2019
TitleCode of practice for liquid fuel firing. Installations for space heating and hot water supply purposes for domestic buildings
Publication Date26 June 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 5410-2:2018, BS EN 1856-1:2009, BS 2869:2017, BS EN 1057:2006+A1:2010, BS EN 1254-2:1998, BS EN 977:1998, BS EN 1856-2:2009, BS 799-5, BS EN 14125, BS EN 13341, BS EN 14214, BS 7671, BS EN 15940, BS EN 50291-1, BS EN 12285-3
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN 13063-2, BS EN 722-1, BS 799-2, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, BS 799-8, Building Regulations 2010, BS EN 15287-1, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, Building (Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2005, BS EN 12828, BS 476-20, BS EN 13063-3, Hazardous Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005, BS EN 293, Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005, Special Waste (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2001, BS 476-4, Boiler (Efficiency) Regulations 1993, BS 9125, Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001, BS EN 298, BS EN ISO 23553-1, BS 476-21, Town and Country Planning Act 1990, BS EN 13384-1, Water Environment (Miscellaneous) (Scotland) Regulations 2017, BS EN 303-1, Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011, BS EN 1457-2, BS EN 303-2, Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002, BS 476-22, Special Waste Amendment (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2004, BS EN 14241-1, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, Control o
ReplacesBS 5410-1:2014
Amended ByCorrigendum, August 2019
DescriptorsSpace-heating systems, Hot-water supply systems, Boilers, Commissioning, Burners, Flue linings, Domestic, Chimneys, Selection, Fuel storage, Cookers, Heaters, Installation, Tanks (containers), Domestic pipework systems, Ventilation, Siting, Pipes, Heating equipment, Flues, Oil-fuelled devices, Fuel oil, Maintenance, Design, Hot-water boilers
ISBN978 0 539 05852 9
File Size3.195 MB

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