What is BS 5440?

What is BS 5440?

BS 5440-1:2000 Installation and maintenance of flues and ventilation for gas appliances of rated input not exceeding 70 kW net (1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases). Specification for installation and maintenance of flues (AMD 13983) (AMD 15981) (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance)

What is a C13 flue?

Room sealed type C13 A type C1 appliance incorporating a fan upstream of the combustion chamber / heat exchanger.

What is a vertex flue?

Part Description: Worcester 77161910490 Vertex Flue Kit-F106V2000 – Obsolete. Product Information: The flue is an outlet which allows the safe expulsion of steam and toxic gases resulting from the boilers normal operation.

Does a gas hob need ventilation?

Building Regulations for England and Wales – ADF(2) – Clause 5.5 states: “Extract ventilation to outside is required in each kitchen, utility room and bathroom and for sanitary accommodation.

What is bs6700 plumbing?

BS 6700:2006 Design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages – Specification NO COPYING WITHOUT BSI PERMISSION EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY COPYRIGHT LAW.

What is a Type B boiler?

Type B Appliances are commonly found in industrial sites, defined in AS/NZS 5601 as an appliance with gas consumption in excess of 10 MJ/hour for which a certification scheme doesn’t exist.

What does FL flue mean?

FL – Flueless. OF – Open Flue. RS-BF – Room sealed balanced flue. RS-FF – Room sealed fan flue.

Where would the ventilation requirements for a vertex flue be found?

Your average roof space should have sufficient ventilation. Make sure bottom air intake is at least 300mm above any insulation etc. and that area around is clear. Check flue well supported and all joints are sound.

Why do gas cookers not need flues?

Why do gas fires require a flue but gas cookers normally vent their combustion products inside the building? ALL gas-burning appliances need an adequate supply of fresh air to burn properly, and all produce a small amount of the toxic carbon monoxide gas in the combustion products.

Does a gas cooker have to be on an outside wall?

According to the current gas regs, You require an openable door/window, direct to outside, minimum requirement.

What replaced BS 6700?

BS 8558 &
BS 8558 & Water Use in Domestic Buildings It forms the lead document in this specialist area and formally replaced BS 6700 which was withdrawn on 01 August 2012 following the publication of BS EN 806-5.

How do you convert loading units to flow rate?

By multiplying the number of each type of appliance by its loading unit and adding the results, a figure for the total loading units can be obtained. This is converted to a design flow rate using figure 5.2.