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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) Building structure
Floors/balconies/stairs
Floors, insulation
Building services
Space heating/central heating
Ducts/flues/pipes
Flues
Special subject areas
Environmental issues/energy
Energy efficiency/Energy Management
Thermal insulation
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Publisher BRE
Publisher History IHS BRE Press is the publisher for the Building Research Establishment (BRE). Their activities include research, consultancy, training and certification. They publish a range of reports, information papers, guides, digests, and case studies covering all aspects of construction.
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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