Radiant Gas Fire
These are the traditional type of gas fire and were widely used as the main source of heating in livingrooms.
Now more ofthen used as a back up for the central heating system, they are still widely used in bed-sits.
They are cheap and simple to operate but have their very specific installation and servicing requirements to ensure safe operation.
A heating stove is defined as a free standing appliance that simulates a soild fuel stove.
They may be connected to the flue system using a closure plate or may have a direct connection to a metal flue system
Inset Live Fuel Effect Gas Fire. (ILFE)
ILFE's, are the more modern version of DFE's They where developed to overcome the drawbacks of DFE's
recognizing there was a market for decorative gas fire
Decorative Gas Fire (DFE)
Visually, they are often similar to a basket, log or cool fire.
The burner fires through the imitation logs or coals to give the apperance of a solid fuel appliance.
Flueless Space Heater
There are not many of these appliances left in service but some can still be found.
They have a low gas rate but can still be fairly effective in keeping an entrance hall warm.
Cassette Gas Fire
Cassette gas fire are relatively new to the UK market.
They are similar in appearance to other types of "flat screen" fire but are available as bothroom-sealed and open flued models
Gas Fire, Space heaters & Back Boilers
There are 4 main types of gas fire
The installation of all of the following types are covered by BS 5871 part 1,2,3 & 4 respectively.
Radiant gas fire (part 1)
inset live Fuel effect fire (part 2)
Decorative fuel effect fire (part 3)
Flueless gas fire (part 4)
Prior to installing a gas fire/space heater of any type it is best practice to check the following points. Although this list is not meant to be exhaustive it cover the majority of common installation requirements. Always refer to manufacture instructions of appliance specific requirements.
- Is the flue and terminal of the correct type
- If the flue is a brick built chimney which is unlined (lining will probably be required due to the age of such chimneys) will lining the chimney change its class and if so is it still suitable for the propective appliance
- Is the fireplace opening suitable (catchment space)
- is the hearth of suitable size and construction
- Is the gas supply correctly sited and sized
- Is the flue sounds throught its length
- Is the room space suitable for such anappliance
- Is the appliance required as a main heat source( some fire have very low output and are more for decoration than space heating)
- Is the Ventilation installed correcly
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