The Chimney Sweep Company's guide to chimneys, flues and their problems...
- How a flue works
- Flue Functions
- The smokey fire
- Primary cause of smokiness
- Secondary causes of smokiness
- Damp in flues
- Diagnosing problems
- Further sources of information
j... Further sources of information.
- The Building Regulations 1990 Part J : Heatproducing appliances. (Revised 1992)
- The Building Regulations 1985 Part A. 1/2D. Structure.
- British Standard BS 8303 1986 Installation of domestic heating and cooking appliances burning solid mineral fuels. (Revision due 1993).
- British Standard BS 6461 1984 Installation of chimneys and flues for domestic appliances burning solidfuels.
- Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1984.
- British Standard 5440 Pt I and Pt II Installation of Flues and Ventilation for Gas Appliances.
- British Standard 5871 Pt I, II and III Installation of Gas Fires (including Decorative Fuel Effect).
- British Coal: Chimney Guide (1991). British Gas: District Technical Offices.
- British Flue and Chimney Manufacturers' Association: Technical Leaflets
This information is designed to give a general guidance to analysing and curing smoky fires and fume emission.
This is a difficult subject where experienced advice is invaluable.
©1992 Nick white