SNZ AS/NZS 5263.1.2
Gas appliances Part 1.2: Gas fired water heaters for hot water supply and/or central heating
|Publication Date:||11 February 2016|
This Standard provides specific requirements and test methods for gas water heaters and central heating boilers which use natural gas (as described by AS 4564), town gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LP Gas, as described by AS 4670) and tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLP) as a fuel, with an energy input not exceeding 500 MJ/h, and includes types intended for the supply of hot water at a maximum temperature of 99°C for-
(a) sanitary, potable and drinking purposes;
(b) hydronic space heating; and
(c) a combination of Item (a) and Item (b).
For New Zealand:
(i) The fuel gases are natural gas (as specified in NZS 5442) and general product liquefied petroleum gas (NZLPG) (as specified in NZS 5435).
(ii) The thermal efficiency requirements are informative only, except where they relate to safety
NOTE: Other statutory and 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 CC 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).