This document specifies the requirements and test methods for the construction, safety, and marking of decorative fuel effect gas appliances not exceeding a nominal heat input of 20 kW (based on the net calorific value), thereafter referred to as appliances.
This document is applicable to appliances that are designed to simulate a solid fuel fire and incorporate a natural draught burner with or without an ignition burner. The appliances are for decorative purposes only and are not heating appliances.
This document is applicable to type BAS, as described in 4.2, decorative fuel effect gas appliances that are designed to be installed within a non-combustible builder's opening or a non-combustible fireplace recess.
This document includes additional requirements for Type BBS appliances which are specified in Annex F.
In addition, this document is applicable to decorative fuel-effect gas appliances that are designed to be installed under a non-combustible canopy which is independent or integral with a flue box, for which additional requirements are specified in Annex A.
The use of toxic gases is not covered.
This document is not applicable to:
-   catalytic combustion appliances;
-   appliances in which the supply of combustion air and/or the evacuation of products of combustion is achieved by mechanical means.
NOTE   Requirements concerning the rational use of energy have not been included in this document because the appliances are for decorative purposes.

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This document specifies the requirements and test methods for the construction, safety, marking and rational use of energy.
This document is applicable to types B11AS, B11BS, B11CS, C11, C31 and C91 appliances (see 4.2) and those that:
—   are closed-fronted;
—   incorporate a natural draught burner;
—   are connected directly to an open flue or to a device to evacuate the products of combustion (open-flued appliances, balanced-flued appliances);
—   are wall mounted, free-standing or built-in;
—   have a nominal heat input not exceeding 20 kW (based on the net calorific value).
This document is not applicable to:
—   open fronted appliances as specified in EN 13278:2013;
—   decorative fuel effect appliances as specified in EN 509:1999/A1:2003;
—   catalytic combustion appliances;
—   appliances in which the supply of combustion air and/or evacuation of products of combustion is achieved by mechanical means as specified in EN 1266:2002;
—   ducted-air appliances;
—    appliances installed by means of a closure plate (see 3.3.3.3).
Matters related to quality assurance systems, tests during production and to certificates of conformity of auxiliary devices are not dealt with by this standard.

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