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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OIL FIRING - PART 1: INSTALLATIONS UP TO 45 KW OUTPUT CAPACITY FOR SPACE HEATING AND HOT WATER SUPPLY PURPOSES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-12-2014

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Section 1. General
     1.1 Scope
     1.2 References
    Section 2. Liquid fuels
     2.1 Types of petroleum oil fuels
     2.2 Fuel oil characteristics
    Section 3. Appliances and burners
     3.1 Types of appliance
     3.2 Types of burner
    Section 4. Installation of oil fired appliances
     4.1 General
     4.2 Selection of appliance
     4.3 Siting of appliance
     4.4 Provision for air for combustion and ventilation
     4.5 Protection
     4.6 Special installations
     4.7 Appliance temperature and its relation to surrounding
          building materials
    Section 5. Oil storage tanks and equipment
     5.1 Types
     5.2 Capacity
     5.3 Oil level indicators and gauges
     5.4 Overfilling alarm and signalling system
     5.5 Pressure unloading device
     5.6 Filling pipes and connection
     5.7 Vent pipes
     5.8 Filtration system
    Section 6. Accommodation for oil storage tanks for single
               family dwellings
     6.1 General
     6.2 Siting of oil storage tanks
     6.3 Methods of tank protection
     6.4 Requirements for tank accommodation
     6.5 Secondary containment (bunds)
     6.6 Integrally bunded tanks
    Section 7. Installation of tanks
     7.1 General
     7.2 Supports for steel tanks
     7.3 Supports for plastic tanks
     7.4 Painting and cleaning of steel tanks
    Section 8. Oil system from storage tank to burner
     8.1 Fuel supply systems
     8.2 Fuel feed pipework
     8.3 Fire valve types and installation
    Section 9. Flues and chimneys
     9.1 Chimneys and connecting flue pipes
     9.2 Choice of materials
     9.3 Construction of masonry or flueblock chimneys
     9.4 Factory made insulated chimneys (system chimneys)
     9.5 Plastic chimney systems
     9.6 Connecting flue pipes
     9.7 Chimney terminals
     9.8 Position of chimney terminals for open flued appliances
    Section 10. Installation of flues and chimneys
     10.1 Design and installation of flues and chimneys
     10.2 Size and height of chimneys
     10.3 Shared chimneys
     10.4 Masonry chimneys
     10.5 Installation of flue pipes
     10.6 Dampers
     10.7 Inspection and cleaning
     10.8 Inspection on site
    Section 11. Room sealed appliances
     11.1 General
     11.2 Mounting
     11.3 Sizing
     11.4 Terminal design and location
    Section 12. Special categories of flue system
     12.1 Flue systems for use with condensing appliances
     12.2 Balanced compartment
    Section 13. Electrical and control recommendations
     13.1 General
     13.2 Purpose of controls
    Section 14. Commissioning
    Section 15. Maintenance
     15.1 General
     15.2 Access for maintenance
     15.3 Maintenance of combustion equipment
     15.4 Maintenance of oil storage tanks
     15.5 Oil supply system
     15.6 Safety controls
     15.7 System safety
     15.8 Manuals and maintenance records
    Section 16. Refurbishments and conversions of existing
                appliances
     16.1 General
     16.2 Technical recommendations
    Annex A (informative) Example of a chimney designation in
                          accordance with BS EN 1443:2003
    List of references

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    Conducts with oil burning installations up to 45 kW output capacity for space heating and hot water supply purposes and associated oil tanks up to 3 500 l. Also applicable to, where relevant, to oil fired cookers where these are connected to flues.

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    Committee RHE/13
    Development Note Supersedes BS 5410-1(1977). (03/2001) Supersedes 95/713558 DC and 99/716843 DC. (01/2002) Supersedes 04/30093973 DC. (12/2006) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2008. (11/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 2869:2006 FUEL OILS FOR AGRICULTURAL, DOMESTIC AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINES AND BOILERS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 5588-6:1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
    BS 2869(2010) : 2010 FUEL OILS FOR AGRICULTURAL, DOMESTIC AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINES AND BOILERS - SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 14336:2004 Heating systems in buildings. Installation and commissioning of water based heating systems
    BS EN 15287-2:2008 Chimneys. Design, installation and commissioning of chimneys Chimneys for roomsealed appliances
    BS 6380(2012) : 2012 GUIDE TO LOW TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES AND COLD WEATHER USE OF DIESEL FUELS AND GAS OILS
    BS 3632:2005 RESIDENTIAL PARK HOMES - SPECIFICATION
    S.R. 54:2014 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE ENERGY EFFICIENT RETROFIT OF DWELLINGS
    BS 5588-10:1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPPING COMPLEXES
    BS EN 12391-1:2003 CHIMNEYS - EXECUTION STANDARD FOR METAL CHIMNEYS - PART 1: CHIMNEYS FOR NON-ROOMSEALED HEATING APPLIANCES
    BS 6380:1997 GUIDE TO LOW TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES AND COLD WEATHER USE OF DIESEL FUELS AND GAS OILS CONFORMING TO BS EN 590 AND CLASSES A2 AND D OF BS 2869
    BS 9991:2011 FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 9999:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 5440-2:2000 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FLUES AND VENTILATION FOR GAS APPLIANCES OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 70 KW NET (1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES) - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF VENTILATION FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    BS 5410-2:2013 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OIL FIRING - PART 2: INSTALLATIONS OVER 45 KW OUTPUT CAPACITY FOR SPACE HEATING, HOT WATER AND STEAM SUPPLY SERVICES
    BS 7880:1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DRAUGHT CONTROL OF EXISTING DOORS AND WINDOWS IN HOUSING USING DRAUGHTSTRIPS

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    BS 476-4:1970 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 4: NON-COMBUSTIBILITY TEST FOR MATERIALS
    BS EN 1806:2006 CHIMNEYS - CLAY/CERAMIC FLUE BLOCKS FOR SINGLE WALL CHIMNEYS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS EN 13502:2002 CHIMNEYS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS FOR CLAY/CERAMIC FLUE TERMINALS
    BS 2869:2006 FUEL OILS FOR AGRICULTURAL, DOMESTIC AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINES AND BOILERS - SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 1857 : 2003 CHIMNEYS - COMPONENTS - CONCRETE FLUE LINERS
    BS EN 13063-1:2005 CHIMNEYS - SYSTEM CHIMNEYS WITH CLAY/CERAMIC FLUE LINERS - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS FOR SOOTFIRE RESISTANCE
    BS EN 12391-1:2003 CHIMNEYS - EXECUTION STANDARD FOR METAL CHIMNEYS - PART 1: CHIMNEYS FOR NON-ROOMSEALED HEATING APPLIANCES
    BS 6150(2006) : 2006 PAINTING OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS EN 303-2:2017 Heating boilers Heating boilers with forced draught burners. Special requirements for boilers with atomizing oil burners
    BS EN 230:2005 AUTOMATIC BURNER CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR OIL BURNERS
    BS EN 303-1:2017 Heating boilers Heating boilers with forced draught burners. Terminology, general requirements, testing and marking
    BS EN 13384-1 : 2002 CHIMNEYS - THERMAL AND FLUID DYNAMIC CALCULATION METHODS - PART 1: CHIMNEYS SERVING ONE HEATING APPLIANCE
    BS EN 13384-2 : 2003 CHIMNEYS - THERMAL AND FLUID DYNAMIC CALCULATION METHODS - PART 2: CHIMNEYS SERVING MORE THAN ONE HEATING APPLIANCE
    BS EN 590 : 2013 AUTOMOTIVE FUELS - DIESEL - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    SAE J 513 : 1999 REFRIGERATION TUBE FITTINGS - GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 13069:2005 CHIMNEYS - CLAY/CERAMIC OUTER WALLS FOR SYSTEM CHIMNEYS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 41:1973 SPECIFICATION FOR CAST IRON SPIGOT AND SOCKET FLUE OR SMOKE PIPES AND FITTINGS
    BS EN 14241-1:2013 CHIMNEYS - ELASTOMERIC SEALS AND ELASTOMERIC SEALANTS - MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS - PART 1: SEALS IN FLUE LINERS
    BS 6999:1989 SPECIFICATION FOR VITREOUS-ENAMELLED LOW-CARBON-STEEL FLUE PIPES, OTHER COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES FOR SOLID-FUEL-BURNING APPLIANCES WITH A RATED OUTPUT OF 45 KW
    BS 7671(2001) : 2001 AMD 14905 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS EN 267 : 2009 AUTOMATIC FORCED DRAUGHT BURNERS FOR LIQUID FUELS
    BS EN 1254-2:1998 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PLUMBING FITTINGS - FITTINGS WITH COMPRESSION ENDS FOR USE WITH COPPER TUBES
    BS EN 1858 : 2008 CHIMNEYS - COMPONENTS - CONCRETE FLUE BLOCKS
    BS EN 1457 : 1999 CHIMNEYS - CLAY/CERAMIC FLUE LINERS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 5449:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR FORCED CIRCULATION HOT WATER CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEMS FOR DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS EN 1443:2003 CHIMNEYS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 1856-1:2009 Chimneys. Requirements for metal chimneys System chimney products
    BS EN 722-1:2004 LEISURE ACCOMMODATION VEHICLES - LIQUID FUEL HEATING SYSTEMS - PART 1: CARAVANS AND CARAVAN HOLIDAY HOMES
    BS 9125:1988 SPECIFICATION FOR THE CAPABILITY APPROVAL OF MANUFACTURERS OF PASSIVE RADIO INTERFERENCE SUPPRESSION FILTER UNITS OF ASSESSED QUALITY GENERIC DATA
    BS EN 12446:2011 CHIMNEYS - COMPONENTS - CONCRETE OUTER WALL ELEMENTS
    BS EN 293:1992 Specification for oil pressure atomizing nozzles. Minimum requirements. Testing
    BS EN 13063-2:2005 CHIMNEYS - SYSTEM CHIMNEYS WITH CLAY/CERAMIC FLUE LINERS - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS UNDER WET CONDITIONS
    BS EN ISO 4126-1 : 2013 SAFETY DEVICES FOR PROTECTION AGAINST EXCESSIVE PRESSURE - PART 1: SAFETY VALVES (ISO 4126-1:2013)
    BS 5422:2001 Method for specifying thermal insulating materials for pipes, tanks, vessels, ductwork and equipment operating within the temperature range -40°C to +700°C
    BS EN 14471 : 2013 CHIMNEYS - SYSTEM CHIMNEYS WITH PLASTIC FLUE LINERS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 799-8:1988 Oil burning equipment Specification for connecting dimensions between atomizing oil burners and heat generators
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