AS NZS 5263.1.8:2021(+A1-2021) Gas appliances Part 1.8: Decorative effect gas appliances.
AS NZS 5263.1.8 provides specific requirements and test methods for Type 1 and Type 2 decorative effect gas appliances with natural draught or fan assisted combustion systems, with an energy input not exceeding 72 MJ/h.
For Australia, the fuel gases are natural gas (as described by AS 4564), town gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LP Gas, as described by AS 4670), simulated natural gas (SNG) and tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLP).
For New Zealand, the fuel gases are natural gas (as specified in NZS 5442) and general product liquefied petroleum gas (NZLPG) (as specified in NZS 5435).
NOTE 1 Space heating appliances are not covered by this Standard but are covered by the requirements of
NOTE 2 Indoor flueless appliances are not covered by this Standard.
NOTE 3 Appliances falling within the scope of AS 2658 are not covered by this Standard.
NOTE 4 Other statutory or regulatory requirements may be applicable to a product that falls within the scope of this Standard. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer, importer or distributor (as appropriate) to ensure that products conform to such requirements.
Test methods are set out in Appendices ZA, ZR and ZC (see Clause 1.4).
This Standard is complementary to, and is intended to be used in conjunction with AS/NZS 5263.0. The requirements given herein shall take precedence over corresponding requirements in that Standard.
AS 3645 specifies essential requirements for gas equipment that requires regulatory approval before sale. This Standard, together with AS/NZS 5263.0, is intended to provide a means of demonstrating conformance to AS 3645.
1.2 Normative references
The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content constitutes requirements of this document.
NOTE Documents for informative purposes are listed in the Bibliography.
AS 4566, Flue cowls — Gas appliances
AS 4567, Twin wall metaiflues — Gas appliances
AS/NZS 5263.0, Gas appliances, Part 0: General requirements
1.3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this Standard the terms and definitions given in AS/NZS 5263.0 and the following apply.AS NZS 5263.1.8 pdf download.