SNZ - AS/NZS 5263.1.8
Gas appliances Part 1.8: Decorative effect gas appliances
|Publication Date:||6 October 2016|
This Standard provides specific requirements and test methods for Type 1 and Type 2 decorative effect gas appliances with natural draught or fan assisted combustion systems which use natural gas (as described by AS 4564), town gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LP Gas, as described by AS 4670), simulated natural gas (SNG) and tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLP) as a fuel, with an energy input not exceeding 72 MJ/h.
For New Zealand, the fuel gases are natural gas (as specified in NZS 5442) and general product liquefied petroleum gas (NZLPG) (as specified in NZS 5435).
1 Indoor flueless appliances are not covered by this Standard.
2 Appliances falling within the scope of AS 2658 are not covered by this Standard.
3 Other statutory or regulatory requirements may be applicable to a product that falls within the scope of this Standard. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer, importer or distributor (as appropriate) to ensure that products comply with such requirements.
Appendix AA sets out additional requirements and variations to AS 5263.0, to provide for New Zealand requirements and practices. These variations to Part 0 may be overridden by variations in Sections 1-5 of this Standard.
Test methods are set out in Appendices ZA, ZB and ZC (see Clause 1.4).
This Standard is complementary to, and is intended to be used in conjunction with AS 5263.0. The requirements given herein shall take precedence over corresponding requirements in that Standard.
AS 3645 specifies essential requirements for gas equipment that requires regulatory approval before sale. This Standard, together with AS 5263.0, is intended to provide a means of demonstrating compliance with AS 3645.