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BS 6762-2:1991


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Services for leisure accommodation vehicles and transportable accommodation units Code of practice for the installation of solid fuel fired heating in park homes and transportable accommodation units
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Code of practice
1. Scope
2. Definitions
3. Ventilation
4. Appliance output
5. Materials and components
5.1 General
5.2 Chimneys and appliance connections
5.3 Fuel storage
6. Installation
6.1 Siting of appliances
6.2 Appliances
6.3 Pipework
6.4 Air for combustion
6.5 Draught stabilizers
6.6 Ventilation of appliance enclosures
6.7 Protection of combustible material
6.8 Hearth
6.9 Chimney
6.10 Chimney terminal
6.11 Protective casing
6.12 Dampers
6.13 Accessibility of chimney assembly
7. Warning plate
7.1 Fitting
7.2 Wording
7.3 Size of lettering
8. Users' handbook
8.1 Information on operation, maintenance and safety
8.2 Maintenance and general instructions for the
8.3 Operating instructions for the occupant
8.4 Safety precautions for the occupant
A. Test for determination of temperature of adjacent
     combustible material
B. Calculation of hot face temperature and additional
     insulation thickness
1. Temperature readings of sensors in deg C
1. Diagrammatic representation of weathering at
     penetration of roof by combined chimney unit
2. Diagrammatic plan of appliance enclosure and hearth
3. Digrammatic representation of weathering at
     penetration of pitched roof and flat roof by
     factory-made insulated chimney
4. Diagrammatic section through appliance enclosure
     and hearth
5. Heat flow

Recommendations for the installation of closed heating appliances of up to 44 kW rated output that burn smokeless fuel. Covers room heaters, with or without boiler, cookers with integral boilers, and independent boilers that provide heating and hot water.

This Part of BS 6762 gives recommendations for the installation in park homes and transportable accommodation units of closed heating appliances having a rated output of up to and including 45 kW, burning solid smokeless mineral fuel and fitted with factory-made insulated chimneys or combined chimney units. It covers room heaters, with or without boiler, cookers with integral boilers and independent boilers that provide heating or hot water. It covers safety precautions and includes details of relevant sizes. It does not cover the installation of open fires.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on the inside back cover.

Supersedes 86/12565 DC and BS 5601-2(1978) (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2008. (11/2008)
British Standards Institution

BS 6767-2:1998 Transportable accommodation units Recommendations for design and installation of services and fittings with guidance on transportation, siting and aspects relating to habitation
BS 3632:2005 Residential park homes. Specification
BS 3632:1995 Specification for residential park homes

BS 476-4:1970 Fire tests on building materials and structures Non-combustibility test for materials
BS 1710:1984 Specification for identification of pipelines and services
BS 3377:1985 Specification for boilers for use with domestic solid mineral fuel appliances
BS 3632:1989 Specification for park homes (mobile homes)
BS 4433-2:1969 Domestic solid mineral fuel fired boilers with rated output up to 45 kW Gravity feed boilers designed to burn small anthracite
BS 6492-2:1985 Transportable accommodation units Recommendations for transportation and siting, with guidance on occupancy
BS 4989:1984 Specification for holiday caravans
BS 6100-3.1:1986 Glossary of building and civil engineering terms. Services Energy sources and distribution
BS 5601-1:1978 Code of practice for ventilation and heating of caravans Ventilation
BS 4433-1:1973 Domestic solid mineral fuel fired boilers with rated output up to 45 kW Boilers with undergrate ash removal
BS 6539:1984 Specification for fireguards for use with solid fuel appliances
BS 41:1973 Specification for cast iron spigot and socket flue or smoke pipes and fittings
BS 6700:1987 Specification for design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages
BS 1723:1963 Specification for brazing
BS 6461-2:1984 Installation of chimneys and flues for domestic appliances burning solid fuel (including wood and peat) Code of practice for factory-made insulated chimneys for internal applications
BS 8303:1986 Code of practice for installation of domestic heating and cooking appliances burning solid mineral fuels
BS 1252:1981 Specification for domestic solid-fuel free-standing cookers with integral boilers
BS 4626:1970 Specification for touring trailer caravans
BS 1846-1:1968 Glossary of terms relating to solid fuel burning equipment Domestic appliances
BS 6492-1:1984 Transportable accommodation units Recommendations for design and construction

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