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Central Heating

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Maintenance

Commissioning

Heating system water analysis

Servicing

Controls

Circulating Pump

Heating System Controls

Minimum Requirements

Room Thermostats

Regulations

Regulations

Heat Emitters

Heat Loss Calculation

Radiator Sizing

Types

Pipework

Fully Pumped Hot Water and Central Heating

Gravity Hot Water and Pumped Central Heating

Gravity System

Open-vented System

Pipework Sizing

Pipework Systems

Sealed Systems

System Layout

Underfloor Heating

Boilers

Boiler Sizing

Flue Types

Gas Boilers

Heat Pumps

Oil Fired Boilers

SEDBUK Rating

Solid Fuel Boilers

Regulations

Building Regulations Document L1 :
    • installation of a new oil fired heating system
    • conservation of fuel and power
    • 88% - MIN acceptable efficiency
    • requirements for central heating work on new buildings
Building Regulations Document J :
    • covers the requirements for combustion appliances
Domestic Heating Compliance Guide
    • minimum energy efficient requirements for domestic systems
    • HETAS - operates an approval scheme for solid fuel boilers and heating appliances
DEFRA (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform)
    • government department which provides information on the Boiler Efficiency Database
  • BS 7593 – Requirements for the treatment of water in domestic heating systems
  • BS 5449 - Specification for forced circulation hot water central heating systems for domestic premises
  • BS EN 14336 - British standard for central heating
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