BU306 Inspection procedures for chimneys, fireplaces and solid fuel burning appliances
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Bulletin
- PDF, Hard copy
This bulletin aims to emphasise the care needed in installation, use and maintenance of solid fuel heating appliances. It also addresses the factors that influence fire and structural integrity of chimneys and open fireplaces and refers briefly to heating appliances other than those designed for use with solid fuels.
The information contained within this bulletin is written for builders, installers, inspecting authorities and householders. It is recommended that the building, installing and maintenance practices described within be carried out by competent tradespersons. In addition, any modification of the installed system should not be attempted without the knowledge of the local authority. Insurance companies may also require such notification.