Standards

BSI Affiliate LogoOne of our objectives as an organisation is “Ensuring that HETAS is seen as offering an understandable and secure route through safety standards and relevant regulation in support of our organisational purpose.”  There are a large number of British Standards and European Standards that apply to the solid fuel and biomass industry that affect everything you do on a daily basis, many of these are referenced in the HETAS Guide, the HETAS Technical Handbook and throughout the range of HETAS training manuals. To assist the industry HETAS has pulled together the latest set of standards along with quick links to each of the Standards on the BSI website where they can be purchased. Membership of BSI is available to access the Standards at discounted prices. Click here to find out more about BSI Membership, or follow the links below to purchase the Standards.

 

APPLIANCES
CHIMNEYS
INSTALLATION AND DESIGN
FUELS
AIR QUALITY AND EMISSIONS
GREEN DEAL
OTHER RELEVANT STANDARDS

 

 

APPLIANCES

BS EN ISO 9001:2015 – Quality management systems. Requirements
BS 1251:2015 – Specification for open fireplace components
BS 4834:1990 – Specification for inset open fires without convection with or without boilers, burning solid mineral fuels
BS 3376:1994 – Specification for open fires burning solid mineral fuels with convection, with or without boilers
BS 3248:1986 – Specification for sparkguards for use with solid fuel appliances
BS 8423:2010+A1:2016 – Specification for fireguards for fires and heating appliances for domestic use
BS EN 12815:2001 +A1:2004 – Requirements and test methods for residential cookers fired by solid fuel
BS EN 13229:2001 +A2:2004 – Requirements and test methods for inset appliances including open fires fired by solid fuels
BS EN 13240:2001 +A2:2004 – Requirements and test methods for roomheaters fired by solid fuel
BS EN 14785:2006 – Requirements and test methods for residential space heating appliances fired by wood pellets
BS EN 15250:2007 – Requirements and test methods for slow heat release appliances fired by solid fuel
BS EN 12809:2001 – Requirements and test methods for Residential independent boilers fired by solid fuel. Nominal heat output to 50kW
BS EN 303-5:2012 – Terminology, requirements, testing and marking for heating boilers for solid fuels, manually and automatically stoked, nominal heat output of up to 500kW
BS EN 50291-1:2010+A1:2012 – Electrical apparatus for the detection of carbon monoxide  in domestic premises. Test methods and performance requirements

 

CHIMNEYS

BS EN 1457-1:2012 – Chimneys. Clay/ceramic flue liners. Flue liners operating under dry conditions
BS EN 13063-1:2005 – Chimneys. System chimneys with clay/ceramic flue liners. Requirements and test methods for soot-fire resistance
BS EN 13063-2:2005 – Chimneys. System chimneys with clay/ceramic flue liners. Requirements and test methods under wet conditions
BS EN 13063-3:2007 – Chimneys. System chimneys with clay/ceramic flue liners. Requirements and test methods for air flue system chimneys
BS EN 1806:2006 – Chimneys. Clay/ceramic flue blocks for single wall chimneys. Requirements and test methods
BS EN 1856-1:2009 – Chimneys. Requirements for metal chimneys. System chimney production
BS EN 1856-2:2009 – Chimneys. Requirements for metal chimneys. Metal flue liners and connecting flue pipes
BS EN 1857:2010 – Chimneys. Components. Concrete flue liners
BS EN 1858:2008 + A1:2001 – Chimney. Components. Concrete flue blocks
BS EN 12446:2011 – Chimneys. Components. Concrete outer wall elements
BS EN13384-1:2015 – Chimneys. Thermal and fluid dynamic calculation methods. Chimneys serving one appliance
BS EN 13384-2:2015 – Chimneys. Thermal and fluid dynamic calculation methods. Chimneys serving more than one heating appliance
BS EN 13384-3:2005 – Chimneys. Thermal and fluid dynamic calculation methods. Methods for the development of diagrams and tables for chimneys serving one heating appliance
BS EN 1443:2003 – Chimneys. General requirements
BS EN 15287-1:2007 +A1:2010 – Chimneys. Design, installation and commissioning of chimneys. Chimneys for non-roomsealed heating appliances
BS EN 15287-2:2008 – Chimneys. Design, installation and commissioning of chimneys. Chimneys for roomsealed appliances

 

INSTALLATION AND DESIGN

BS 8303-1:1994 – Specification for the design of installation of domestic heating and cooking appliances burning solid mineral fuels
BS 8303-2:1994 – Specification for installing and commissioning on site of domestic heating and cooking appliances burning solid mineral fuels
BS 8303-3:1994 – Recommendations for design and on site installation on domestic heating and cooking appliances burning solid mineral fuels

Domestic Heating Installations

BS EN12828:2012+A1:2014 – Heating systems in buildings. Design for water based heating systems
BS EN 12831:2003 – Heating systems in buildings. Method for calculation of the design heat load
BS EN 14336:2004 – Heating systems in buildings. Installation and commissioning of water based heating systems

Biomass Specific

BS EN 15316-4-7:2008 – Heating systems in buildings. Method for calculation of system energy requirements and system efficiencies. Space heating generation systems, biomass combustion systems

Ventilation

BS493:1995 +A1:2010 – Specification for airbricks and gratings for wall ventilation

Carbon Monoxide

BS EN 50292:2013 – Electrical apparatus for the detection of carbon monoxide in domestic premises. Guide on the selection, installation, use and maintenance

 

FUELS

Quality Assurance – solid biofuels

BS EN 15234-1:2011 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. General requirements
BS EN 15234-2:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Wood pellets for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-3:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Wood briquettes for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-4:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Wood chips for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-5:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Firewood for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-6:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Non-woody pellets for non-industrial use

Specification and Classes – solid biofuels

BS EN ISO 17225-1:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. General requirements
BS EN ISO 17225-2:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Wood pellets for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-3:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Wood briquettes for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-4:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Wood chips for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-5:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Firewood for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-6:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Non-woody pellets for non-industrial use

Other Fuel Standards

BS 3142-2:1990 – Specification for manufactured solid smokeless fuels for household use. Cokes for domestic openable and closed appliances and open fires with fan assisted primary air
BS 3142-3:1970 – Specification for manufactured solid smokeless fuels for household use. Specially reactive fuels for all types of domestic open fire
BS 4845-1:1972 – Methods for sampling manufactured domestic solid smokeless fuels in small consignments of mass 50kg to 500kg either in bulk or in bags. Sampling of coke
BS 4845-2:1979 – Methods for sampling manufactured domestic solid smokeless fuels in small consignments of mass 50kg to 500kg either in bulk or bags. Sampling of solid smokeless fuels other than coke
BS 7952:2001 – Specification for chemical firelighters in solid form used for the ignition of solid fuels in residential heating and cooking appliances

 

AIR QUALITY AND EMISSIONS

BS 3841-1:1994 – Determination of smoke emissions from manufactured solid fuels for domestic use. General method for determination of smoke of smoke emissions rate
BS 3841-2:1994 – Determination of smoke from manufactured solid fuels for domestic use. Methods for measuring the smoke emission rate
BS 7904:1998 – Guide to smoke measurement units. Their basis and use in smoke opacity test methods
DD CEN/TS 15883:2009 – Residential solid fuel burning appliances. Emission test methods
PD 6434:1969 – Recommendations for the design and testing of smoke reducing solid fuel burning domestic appliances

 

GREEN DEAL

PAS2030

Improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings. Extension of included measures. Edition 2.
PAS2030:2017 Online – Single Licence
PAS2030:2017 Online – 3 Licences
PAS2030:2017 Online – 5 Licences
PAS2030:2017 Online – 10 Licences

 

OTHER RELEVANT STANDARDS

BS 6762-2:1991 – 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
BS 8511:2010 – Code of practice for the installation of solid fuel heating and cooking appliances in small craft
BS EN 15821:2010 – Mutli-firing sauna stoves fired by natural wood logos. Requirements and testing methods

 

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