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Chimney construction for multi fuel burner

Discussion in 'Building Regulations and Planning Permission' started by paulandlaura, 21 Oct 2010.

  1. paulandlaura

    paulandlaura

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    Hi
    I have built a brick surround for a multi fuel burner to mantle height. is it ok to complete this to ceiling height in studwork, assuming I will be using a twin wall flue?
    Building regs state that the recess must be non combustable. do they mean simple the "fire place" or thw whole thing to ceiling.
    Many thanks in advance
     
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  3. Richard C

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    You cannot box the flue in with studwork. You should be aware that installing a stove is controlled building work & must be done under building notice submission unless you use a registered HETAS installer. Getting it wrong can be extremely dangerous & may leave you without insurance in the event of a problem. There are several buiding regulations you must comply with & certain tests that need to be successfully completed, even witnessed & you must get a certificate of compliance on completion. You either need to do a lot more research or call in/get advice from a registered HETAS installer.
     
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