Ventilation of protected shafts conveying gas

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Ventilation of protected shafts conveying gas. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 7: Compartmentation/sprinklers – flats, 1 (7.28). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 64. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

A protected shaft conveying piped flammable gas should be ventilated direct to the outside air, by ventilation openings at high and low level in the shaft.
Any extension of the storey floor into the protected shaft should not compromise the free movement of air throughout the entire length of the shaft.
Guidance on shafts conveying piped flammable gas, including the size of ventilation openings, is given in BS 8313.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: protected shaft, pipe, ventilation opening, purpose-provided ventilation, room-sealed appliance, flue, ceiling, whole building ventilation, free area, background ventilator
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 7: Compartmentation/sprinklers – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 06:00
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/596

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