• AS/NZS 3500.4:2003

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    Plumbing and drainage Heated water services

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    Published date:  12-15-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard sets out the requirements for the design and installation of heated water services. It includes aspects of the installation from, and including, the valve(s) on the cold water inlet to any cold water storage tank or water heater and the downstream fixtures and fittings.

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    This Standard sets out the requirements for the installation of heated water services using drinking water. It includes aspects of the installation from, and including, the valve(s) on the cold water inlet to any cold water storage tank or water heater and the downstream fixtures and fittings. It applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions and repairs to existing installations. This Standard applies to the installation of the following types of water heaters (see Clause 5.2.1 or Clause 6.3.1): (a) Storage water heaters with a rated delivery or capacity of up to 700 L per heater. (b) Heat exchange water heaters. NOTE: Electric heat exchange water heaters are defined in AS 1361, and other fuel sources are covered in the applicable standards e.g., AS/NZS 2712, AS 4552. (c) Instantaneous water heaters. (d) All authorized water heaters. Illustrations used in this Standard are diagrammatic only and have been chosen without prejudice.

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    Committee WS-014
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS CA51-1968.Revised and redesignated as AS 1529-1974.AS 2002 first published 1979.Second edition 1981.Third edition 1987.AS 1529-1974 and AS 2002-1987 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 3500.4-1990.Second edition 1994.Jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997.AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997 jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 3500.4:2003. Originated as AS CA51-1968 and AS 1529-1974. Previous edition AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997. AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997 jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 3500.4:2003. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (November 2005). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (December 2010).

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

    AS/NZS 1167.2:1999 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for welding
    AS 2492-1994 Cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) pipe for hot and cold water applications
    AS 5601-2004 Gas installations
    AS 1357.1-2004 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems - Protection valves
    AS/NZS 3500.0:2003 Plumbing and drainage Glossary of terms
    AS 1910-2004 Water supply - Float control valves for use in hot and cold water
    MP 52-2005 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS 1170.2-1989 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Wind loads
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    AS 1684.3-1999 Residential timber-framed construction Cyclonic areas
    AS 4234-1994 Solar water heaters - Domestic and heat pump - Calculation of energy consumption
    AS 1684.2-1999 Residential timber-framed construction Non-cyclonic areas
    AS/NZS 2712:2002 Solar and heat pump water heaters - Design and construction
    AS 1528.1-2001 Tubes (stainless steel) and tube fittings for the food industry - Tubes
    AS/NZS 2712:2007 Solar and heat pump water heaters - Design and construction (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 3518.1-1988 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) pipes and fittings for pressure applications - Pipes
    AS 4032.2-2005 Water supply - Valves for the control of hot water supply temperatures Tempering valves and end-of-line temperature-actuated devices (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 1379-2007 Specification and supply of concrete (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1691-1985 Domestic oil-fired appliances - Installation
    AS 1910-1994 Water supply - Float control valves for use in hot and cold water
    AS 1566-1997 Copper and copper alloys - Rolled flat products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1357.2-2005 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems Control valves
    MP 52-2001 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 4671:2001 Steel reinforcing materials
    AS/NZS 2642.2:1994 Polybutylene pipe systems - Polybutylene (PB) pipe for hot and cold water applications
    AS 1477.2-1990 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings for pressure applications - Moulded fittings
    AS/NZS 4331.3:1995 Metallic flanges Copper alloy and composite flanges (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS 1357.2-1998 Valves primarily for use in warm and hot water systems - Control valves
    AS 2239-2003 Galvanic (sacrificial) anodes for cathodic protection
    AS/NZS 4020:2002 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS 2537-1994 Mechanical jointing fittings for use with cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) pipe for hot and cold water applications
    AS 3688-1994 Water supply - Copper and copper alloy body compression and capillary fittings and threaded-end connectors
    AS 1684.1-1999 Residential timber-framed construction Design criteria
    AS/NZS 2492:2007 Cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) pipes for pressure applications
    AS 1074-1989 Steel tubes and tubulars for ordinary service (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1357.1-1992 Water supply - Valves for use with unvented water heaters - Protection valves
    AS 3600-2001 Concrete structures
    AS 1646-2007 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1604.1-2000 Specification for preservative treatment - Sawn and round timber
    AS 1361-1995 Electric heat-exchange water heaters - For domestic applications (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 4176-1994 Polyethylene/aluminium and cross-linked polyethylene/aluminium macro-composite pipe systems for pressure applications
    AS 3498-2003 Authorization requirements for plumbing products - Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks
    AS 4087-1996 Metallic flanges for waterworks purposes
    AS 1432-1996 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS 3795-1996 Copper alloy tubes for plumbing and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 4129:2000 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    AS 1604.1-2005 Specification for preservative treatment - Sawn and round timber
    AS 2984-1987 Solar water heaters - Method of test for thermal performance - Outdoor test method
    AS 4552-2005 Gas fired water heaters for hot water supply and/or central heating
    AS/NZS 3666.2:2002 Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control Operation and maintenance
    AS 1432-2004 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 2280:1999 Ductile iron pressure pipes and fittings
    AS 1167.1-1993 Welding and brazing - Filler metals - Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS 1722.1-1975 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Sealing pipe threads (metric units)
    AS/NZS 4331.2:1995 Metallic flanges Cast iron flanges (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 1379-1997 Specification and supply of concrete
    AS/NZS 2878:2000 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS/NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural design actions Wind actions
    AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4087-2004 Metallic flanges for waterworks purposes
    AS 1646.3-2000 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes - Material requirements for pipe joints seals used in water and wastewater applications with the exception of natural rubber and polyisoprene compounds
    AS 1478.1-2000 Chemical admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout Admixtures for concrete (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1646.2-2000 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes Material requirements for pipe joint seals used in water and wastewater applications - Specifies by prescription formulation
    AS 2813-1985 Solar water heaters - Method of test for thermal performance - Simulator method
    AS/NZS 2280:2004 Ductile iron pipes and fittings
    AS/NZS 1167.1:2005 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS/NZS 4331.1:1995 Metallic flanges Steel flanges (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 2642.3:1994 Polybutylene pipe systems - Mechanical jointing fittings for use with polybutylene (PB) pipes for hot and cold water applications
    AS/NZS 2544:1995 Grey iron pressure fittings
    AS/NZS 1477:1999 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    AS 2129-2000 Flanges for pipes, valves and fittings (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3972-1997 Portland and blended cements
    AS 1684.4-1999 Residential timber-framed construction, - Simplified - Non-cyclonic areas (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE)
    AS 4032.1-2005 Water supply - Valves for the control of heated water supply temperatures Thermostatic mixing valves - Materials design and performance requirements
    AS 4032.2-2002 Water supply - Valves for the control of hot water supply temperatures - Tempering valves and end of line temperature actuated devices
    AS 2758.1-1998 Aggregates and rock for engineering purposes - Concrete aggregates
    AS 1646.1-2000 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes - General requirements
    AS 3688-2005 Water supply - Metallic fittings and end connectors
    AS 4032.1-2002 Water supply - Valves for the control of hot water supply temperatures Thermostatic mixing valves - Materials design and performance requirements
    AS 1397-2001 Steel sheet and strip - Hot-dipped zinc-coated or aluminium/zinc-coated

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 4553-2008 Gas space heating appliances
    AS/NZS 2982:2010 Laboratory design and construction
    ATS 5200.051-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Bidet douche seats
    ATS 5200.042-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Roll-grooved jointing systems
    AS/NZS 2845.1:2010 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Materials, design and performance requirements
    AS 5200.037.2-2008 Plumbing and drainage products Flow controllers for use with heated or cold water systems (Reconfirmed 2016)
    ATS 5200.490-2007 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Cross-linked polyethylene/ aluminium/polyethylene-composite pipe systems for pressure applications (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4125.1-2009 Sound laboratory practice in food and water microbiology laboratories - Premises, safety, sample management, regulatory compliance and record management
    ATS 5200.050-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Prefabricated bathroom modules
    AS/NZS 3666.2:2011 Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control Operation and maintenance
    AS 5830.1-2012 In-line ball valves for use in plumbing water supply systems Metal-bodied
    AS/NZS 4692.1:2005 Electric water heaters Energy consumption, performance and general requirements (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 3500.5:2012 Plumbing and drainage Housing installations
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2003 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2003 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    AS/NZS 4765:2007 Modified PVC (PVC-M) pipes for pressure applications
    ATS 5200.476-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Heated water systems - Leak protection device
    AS 1357.2-2005 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems Control valves
    HB 230-2008 Rainwater Tank Design and Installation Handbook
    ATS 5200.478-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Cross-linked polyethylene/Aluminium/Cross-linked polyethylene macro-composite pipe systems for pressure applications
    ATS 5200.037.2-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Flow controllers - For use in heated or cold water plumbing systems
    AS 2658-2008 LP Gas - Portable and mobile appliances
    ATS 5200.420-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Trap-priming valves
    ATS 5200.489-2009 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Stainless steel flexible assemblies for plumbing applications
    AS/NZS 2712:2007 Solar and heat pump water heaters - Design and construction (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 4176.2-2010 Multilayer pipes for pressure applications Multilayer piping systems for hot and cold water plumbing applications - Pipes (ISO 21003-2:2008, MOD) (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    HB 326-2008 Urban Greywater Installation Handbook for Single Households
    AS 1361-1995 Electric heat-exchange water heaters - For domestic applications (Reconfirmed 2016)
    ATS 5200.030-2012 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Solenoid valves
    HB 230-2006 Rainwater Tank Design and Installation Handbook
    ATS 5200.472-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Heated water system recirculation device
    ATS 5200.473-2007 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Stainless steel/nano-antibiotic PP-R pipe systems for water supply applications
    AS/NZS 2243.3:2010 Safety in laboratories Microbiological safety and containment
    AS 1056.1-1991 Storage water heaters General requirements
    AS 3533.1-2009 Amusement rides and devices Design and construction
    ATS 5200.053-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Stainless steel pipes and tubes
    SAA/SNZ HB32:1995 Control of microbial growth in air-handling and water systems in buildings (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    ATS 5200.491-2010 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Aluminium alloy piping system with plastics lining for plumbing water service applications
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    ATS 5200.475-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Heated Water Systems - Cold water recovery device
    ATS 5200.481-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Thermal switching valves
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    AS 3498-2009 Authorization requirements for plumbing products - Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks
    AS/NZS 3666.1:2011 Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control Design, installation and commissioning
    ATS 5200.479-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flood stop safety valve
    AS 3688-2005 Water supply - Metallic fittings and end connectors
    ATS 5200.030-2007 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Solenoid valves
    AS 5830.2-2012 In-line ball valves for use in plumbing water supply systems Plastics-bodied
    AS/NZS 3500.3:2015 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
    ATS 5200.485-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Pressure compensating tank
    AS 4226-2008 Guidelines for safe housing design
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