IGE/UP/7 Gas installations in timber framed and light steel framed buildings
This Standard is designed to provide information on good
practice for gas installations in timber and light framed steel
buildings, focusing on the special features of constructions that
affect such installations.
These procedures apply to the installation of Network pipelines,
meter installations, installation pipes and pipework and appliance
including their open flue chimney or room sealed chimney system, in
new and existing timber and light steel framed buildings containing
single or multiple dwellings. They cover installations using
odorised 2nd family at a maximum pressure of 75 mbar
within buildings and 3rd family gas. They are applicable
to the installation of appliances having a heat input not exceeding
70 kW based on net calorific value, which have been CE marked and
for which the manufacturer advises that they are suitable for
installation in such a building.
Specifically they contain details of:
- Legal considerations such as Gas Safety (Installation and Use)
- Properties of network pipelines.
- Meter installation.
- Measures to be taken when installing the pipework.
- Installation of appliances.
- Chimney design and installation.