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Spillage of flue gases from open-flued combustion appliances

Series/doc. No Information Paper Information Paper 21/92
Year 1992
Abstract Spillage of burnt gases into a room in which a combustion appliance is situated can be potentially hazardous, since some of them are toxic and combustion appliances are generally installed in habitable rooms. This paper explains the causes of spillage and gives advice on how to ensure that open-flued appliances will not give rise to spillage.
ISBN 9780851256351
Author Shepherd, T. A.
Subject(s) Space heating/central heating
Special subject areas
Energy efficiency/Energy Management
Building structure
Floors, insulation
Building services
Environmental issues/energy
Thermal insulation
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Publisher BRE
Publisher History BRE is a building science centre that generates new knowledge through research. This is used to create products, tools and standards that drive positive change across the built environment. BRE helps its government and private sector clients meet the significant environmental, social and economic challenges they face in delivering homes, buildings and communities. BRE is owned by the BRE Trust, a registered charity. The Trust uses the profits made by the BRE companies to fund research and education that advances knowledge of the built environment.
Table Of Contents
Introduction 1
Spillage from a cold flue 1
Parameters affecting cold-flue spillage 2
Spillage from a hot flue 3
Pressure differences which will cause spillage 3
Spillage test 3
Conclusions 4
References 4
Correction 5


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