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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCOMMODATION OF BUILDING SERVICES IN DUCTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Exchange of information
    5 Materials and components
    6 General
    7 Restrictions on positioning and combination of services
    8 Space requirements
    9 Access
    10 Protection of services in ducts
    11 Drainage of service ducts
    12 Ventilation of service ducts
    13 Fire precautions
    14 Other safety precautions
    15 Service entries and exits
    16 Identification and marking
    17 Duct construction
    18 Inspection and testing
    19 Maintenance
    Annexes
    A (informative) Installation space for air ducts
        (detailed method)
    B (informative) Installation space for air ducts
        (simplified method)
    C (informative) Work in confined spaces
    D (informative) Acts, bylaws and statutory regulations
    Tables
    1 Free area of ventilation opening for dispersal of small
        leaks
        A.1 Dimensions where f1=100 and f2=300
        A.2 Dimensions where f1=100 and f2=300
        A.3 Dimensions where f1=100 and f2=300
        A.4 Dimensions where f1=100 and f2=300
        A.5 Values of ea and eb
        A.6 Values of eal, ea2, eb1 and eb2
        A.7 Values of eal, ea2, eb1 and eb2 by firm obstacles
        A.8 Values of n for a firm obstacle on one side
        A.9 Values of n for a firm obstacle on two sides
        A.10 Values of n for a firm obstacle on three sides
        A.11 Values of n for a firm obstacle on four sides
        B.1 Dimensions of X
    Figures
    1 Minimum sizes of access openings for passage by persons
    2 Anthropometric data
        A.1 Space with limitations due to firm obstacles
        A.2 Jointing and supporting air ducts without
              insulation and with a firm obstacle on one side
        A.3 Jointing and supporting air ducts without
              insulation and with a firm obstacle on two sides
        A.4 Jointing and supporting air ducts without
              insulation and with a firm obstacle on three sides
        A.5 Jointing and supporting air ducts without insulation
              and with a firm obstacle on four sides (obstacle
              not continuous for more than 1 m)
        A.6 Jointing and supporting pre-insulated air ducts
              with a firm obstacle on one side
        A.7 Jointing and supporting pre-insulated air ducts
              with a firm obstacle on two sides
        A.8 Jointing and supporting pre-insulated air ducts
              with a firm obstacle on three sides
        A.9 Jointing and supporting pre-insulated air ducts
              with a firm obstacle on four sides (obstacle
              not continuous for more than 1 m)
        A.10 Insulation of an air duct in position with a firm
              obstacle on one side
        A.11 Insulation of an air duct in position with a firm
              obstacle on two sides
        A.12 Insulation of an air duct in position with a firm
              obstacle on three sides
        A.13 Insulation of an air duct in position with a firm
              obstacle on four sides (obstacle not continuous
              for more than 1 m)
        A.14 Examples of installation spaces for flange
              jointed air ducts
        A.15 Installation space dimensions A and B for flange
              jointed air ducts with a firm obstacle on one side
        A.16 Installation space dimensions A and B for flange
              jointed air ducts with a firm obstacle on two sides
        A.17 Installation space dimensions A and B for flange
              jointed air ducts with a firm obstacle on three
              sides
        A.18 Installation space dimensions A and B for flange
              jointed air ducts with a firm obstacle on four
              sides
        A.19 Examples of installation space for slip jointed
              air ducts
        A.20 Installation space dimensions A and B for slip
              jointed air ducts with a firm obstacle on one
              or more sides
        A.21 e-values
        A.22 Minimum access allowance e for air ducts insulated
              in position
        A.23 Installation space dimensions A and B for air ducts
              insulated in position with a firm obstacle on one
              side
        A.24 Installation space dimensions A and B for air ducts
              insulated in position with a firm obstacle on two
              sides
        A.25 Installation space dimensions A and B for air ducts
              insulated in position with a firm obstacle on
              three sides
        A.26 Installation space dimensions A and B for air ducts
              insulated in position with a firm obstacle on
              four sides
        B.1 Installation spaces for uninsulated or
              pre-insulated air ducts
        B.2 Installation spaces for air ducts insulated after
              installation
    Index
    List of references

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    Covers recommendations for design, construction, installation and maintenance of ducts in buildings intended for accommodating services. Also describes enclosures eg ceiling voids and cavities intended for services, but not necessarily referred to ducts.

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    Committee B/209/14
    Development Note Supersedes 96/103803 DC and BS 8313(1989) (10/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, October 2012. (09/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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