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Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems. (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded)

Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents J

NBS, 2015
Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems. (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded)

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Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents


Provides guidance for complying with building regulations requirements for combustion appliances and fuel storage systems, in particular relating to: air supply, discharge of products of combustion, warning of release of carbon monoxide, protection of building, provision of information, protection of liquid fuel storage systems and protection against pollution.


Superseded by the consolidated version: Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents J Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems. (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2013 and 2022 amendments) (For use in England) (HMG, 2022) which came into force 1 October 2022. Came into effect 1 October 2010 and replaces the 2002 edition (ODPM). Reprint October 2015, incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments. Main changes made by the 2013 amendments: These changes which apply only to England, update the guidance on materials and workmanship.




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