• BS 6230:1991

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Specification for installation of gas-fired forced convection air heaters for commercial and industrial space heating (2nd family gases)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  11-10-2005

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  28-06-1991

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

    Add To Cart

    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committees responsible
    Section 1. General
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Exchange of information and planning
    Section 2. Application
    4 Indirect-fired air heaters
    5 Direct-fired air heaters
    6 Heat input rating for full space heating
    7 Fan capacity
    8 Outside location
    Section 3. Selection and installation
    9 Materials and components
    10 Heaters
    11 Installation and siting
    12 Heater air supply
    13 Building ventilation
    14 Ducting
    15 Return air ducting
    16 Gas supplies and pipework
    17 Electrical controls and connections
    18 Other controls
    19 Flues for indirect-fired air heaters
    Section 4. Inspection and commissioning
    20 Inspection
    21 Commissioning
    22 User instructions
    23 Servicing
    A Limitations of application of direct-fired air
        heaters in buildings
    B Occupational exposure limit
    C Checks to be carried out prior to commissioning
    D Typical live run checks
    1 Mechanical ventilation flow rates
    2 Occupational exposure limits

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Requirements for the selection and installation of direct and indirect fired air heaters with or without ducting, and with or without recirculation of heated air.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee GSE/30
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6230(1982). (06/2004) Supersedes 87/73034 DC (09/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded

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

    BS 5925:1991 Code of practice for ventilation principles and designing for natural ventilation
    BS 476-23:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Methods for determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure
    BS 5986:1980 Specification for electrical safety and performance of gas fired space heating appliances with inputs 60 kW to 2 MW
    BS 1179-6:1980 Glossary of terms used in the gas industry Combustion and utilization including installation at consumers\' premises
    BS 5854:1980 Code of practice for flues and flue structures in buildings
    BS 5258-13:1986 Safety of domestic gas appliances Specification for convector heaters
    PD 6501-1:1982 The preparation of British Standards for building and civil engineering Guide to the types of British Standard, their aims, relationship, content and application
    BS 715:1989 Specification for metal flue pipes, fittings, terminals and accessories for gas-fire appliances with a rated input not exceeding 60 kW
    BS 8313:1989 Code of practice for accommodation of building services in ducts
    BS 5885-2:1987 Automatic gas burners Specification for packaged burners with input rating 7.5 kW up to but excluding 60 kW
    BS 476-20:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles)
    BS 476-21:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Methods for determination of the fire resistance of loadbearing elements of construction
    BS 5345-2:1983 Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (other than mining applications or explosive processing and manufacture) Classification of hazardous areas
    BS 5991:1989 Specification for indirect gas fired forced convection air heaters with rated heat inputs up to 2 MW for industrial and commercial space heating: safety and performance requirements (excluding electrical requirements (2nd family gases)
    BS 5720:1979 Code of practice for mechanical ventilation and air conditioning in buildings
    BS 1179:1967 Glossary of terms used in the gas industry
    BS 476-8:1972 Fire tests on building materials and structures Test methods and criteria for the fire resistance of elements of building construction
    BS 476-22:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction
    • Access your standards online with a subscription


      • Simple online access to standards, technical information and regulations
      • Critical updates of standards and customisable alerts and notifications
      • Multi - user online standards collection: secure, flexibile and cost effective