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BS 5482-1:1994

Superseded
Superseded

A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

Domestic butane- and propane-gas-burning installations Specification for installations at permanent dwellings
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

20-01-2005

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-01-1994

Committees responsible
Foreword
Specification
Section 1. General
1.1 Scope
1.2 References
1.3 Definitions
Section 2. Materials, components and appliances
2.1 Materials
2.2 Components
2.3 Selection of appliances
Section 3. Installation design
3.1 Layout of supply system
3.2 Cylinder supply
3.3 Installation design of cylinders and tanks
3.4 High pressure stage design
3.5 Low pressure stage design
3.6 Siting of appliances
3.7 Flues
3.8 Ventilation
Section 4. Installation
4.1 Installation of unions, joints, sectional cocks
     and valves
4.2 Installation of pipework
4.3 Installation of pressure regulators
4.4 Installation of appliances
Section 5. Inspection, testing and user instructions
5.1 Inspection and testing of new installations
5.2 User instructions
Annexes
A (normative) Testing of low pressure stage of
     installation
B (normative) Testing of high pressure stage of
     installation
C (normative) Testing of low pressure stage of
     installation for pressure loss
D (informative) Model emergency action notice or
     leaflet for users of liquefied petroleum gas
Tables
1 Appliance heat input and gas rate
2 Recommended offtakes for temperate climates
3 Pipe size
4 Pipe sizing
5 Equivalent lengths of pipe for fittings
Figures
1 Cylinder location
2 High pressure stage manifolds
A.1 Installation test apparatus
A.2 Bubble leak indicator
A.3 High pressure leakage test
A.4 Standard nozzle pressure point adaptor and washer
     for 8 mm (5/16 in) i.d. flexible tubing
List of references

Specifies installation of LPG whether from cylinders or bulk supply. Recommends a selection of materials, components and appliances, design considerations and installation, inspection and testing

Committee
GSE/24
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 5482-1(1979), 92/78340 DC and 95/713581 DC. (08/2004)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
30
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
Supersedes

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BS 1179-6:1980 Glossary of terms used in the gas industry Combustion and utilization including installation at consumers\' premises
BS 5258-8:1980 Safety of domestic gas appliances Combined appliances: gas fire/back boiler
BS 5258-10:1980 Safety of domestic gas appliances Flueless space heaters (excluding catalytic combustion heaters) (3rd family gases)
BS 5871-3:1991 Specification for installation of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 15 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 5386-6:1991 Specification for gas burning appliances Specification for domestic gas cooking appliances with forced-convection ovens
BS 5258-16:1991 Safety of domestic gas appliances Specification for inset live fuel effect gas fires (2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 5386-2:1981 Specification for gas burning appliances Mini water heaters (2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 7671:1992 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
BS 6798:1987 Specification for installation of gas-fired hot water boilers of rated input not exceeding 60 kW
BS 6400:1985 Specification for installation of domestic gas meters (2nd family gases)
BS 5258-13:1986 Safety of domestic gas appliances Specification for convector heaters
BS 5258-7:1977 Safety of domestic gas appliances Storage water heaters
BS 5871-1:1991 Specification for installation of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Gas fires, convector heaters and fire/back boilers (1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 6700:1987 Specification for design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages
BS 5386-4:1991 Specification for gas burning appliances Built-in domestic cooking appliances
BS 5546:1990 Specification for installation of gas hot water supplies for domestic purposes (1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 5258-17:1992 Safety of domestic gas appliances Specification for direct gas-fired tumble dryers (2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 6760(1990) : AMD 8212 GLOSSARY FOR LEISURE ACCOMMODATION VEHICLES
BS 5258-11:1980 Safety of domestic gas appliances Flueless catalytic combustion heaters (3rd family gases)
BS 5258-15:1990 Safety of domestic gas appliances Specification for combination boilers
BS 5871-2:1991 Specification for installation of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas appliances Inset live fuel effect gas fires of heat input not exceeding 15 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 5449:1990 Specification for forced circulation hot water central heating systems for domestic premises
BS 4250-1:1987 Liquefied petroleum gas Specification for commercial butane and propane
BS 3212:1991 Specification for flexible rubber tubing, rubber hose and rubber hose assemblies for use in LPG vapour phase and LPG/air installations
BS 6172:1990 Specification for installation of domestic gas cooking appliances (1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases)
BS 5386-3:1980 Specification for gas burning appliances Domestic cooking appliances burning gas
BS 476-22:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction
BS 5258-14:1984 Safety of domestic gas appliances Specification for barbecues (3rd family gas)

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