Is it possible to use liquefied gas
Complicated bureaucratic procedures are eliminated in cases where liquefied (bottled) gas is used instead of natural mains. But for a seamless installation you need to choose the right type of heater.
Burners for the 2 types of fuel differ in the size of the injector nozzles. In addition, equipment for liquefied gas is on sale much less frequently than for the main.
The surface of the wall in the bathroom must be made of non-combustible and especially durable materials.
Installation of gas burners in bathrooms
According to the documentation of work with heating systems in the section on residential high-rise buildings is not a clear prohibition on the installation of this type of equipment.
Thus, a gas boiler in the bathroom is quite a suitable way to heat water.
However, according to the adopted state requirements, it is necessary to take into account many nuances when choosing a gas unit, when installing such a design. The layout of the bathroom must be taken into account.
Individual provisions in the Code of Standards and Regulations of 31.01.2003 provide for the installation of gas equipment with a closed chamber type in apartment buildings in the absence of connection of such buildings to the central or individual heating system.
At the same time heat sources and water heaters on natural fuel are allowed to be connected in certain rooms. This is stipulated in paragraph 7.3.8. SNiP. In addition, the total heat capacity of such devices according to the rules is not more than one hundred kilowatts.
In kitchen units are allowed to mount such devices, the amount of energy converted by which should not be more than thirty-five kilowatts.
Such gas equipment is allowed to be installed only in certain types of rooms. According to official documents, the room must have a light opening. When calculating the glazing, certain standards must be met. Thus, per cubic meter of the room should be approximately 0.03 square meters of glass. It is also necessary to ensure an effective ventilation mode.
The total volume of the room must be at least 15 m3. These parameters are related to the safety and comfort of using the heaters and carrying out their installation. The height of the room must be at least 220 cm. It is necessary that passageways in the room remain free. Their minimum size must reach seventy centimeters.
Is it possible to install the boiler in the toilet
Without official permits, gas appliances may not be installed in the toilet. Nevertheless, under certain conditions, it is possible to obtain permission to install such units.
Floor standing gas boiler installation
If you are wondering whether you can install a gas boiler in the bathroom or toilet, you need to consider the following requirements:
- Redevelopment of the premises and changes in the technical documentation. When the gas service does not provide registration of the appropriate heating equipment, you can try to change the status of the room. “Turning” a bathroom into a storeroom or a hovel room and submitting the appropriate application to the BTI will immediately help to solve the problem. If the technical passport of the house or apartment will specify the types of premises, refusal by the state authorities will not follow. However, the presence of plumbing devices may result in a ban on the installation of a heating boiler. If the room has only the installation of a toilet, changing the plan will not cause problems.
- Connecting the new gas equipment. Provided that the project of the room mentions registered heating equipment, there will be no problems with the installation of a new boiler. It is much easier to replace the old device with a new one if you already have permission for such devices.
Masters from the gas service in some regions of our country can give consent to the installation of certain water heating systems in sanitary rooms. It should be a special appliance with a closed combustion chamber. Before choosing and installing such equipment, it is necessary to consult with gas specialists.
Wall-mounted gas boiler
Installation of gas boilers in bathrooms
According to the heating system documentation in the section on multi-storey buildings there are no clear prohibitions on the installation of this type of equipment.
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Thus, a gas water heater in the bathroom is quite a suitable way to heat water.
However, according to the accepted state requirements, it is necessary to take into account many nuances when choosing a gas unit, when installing such a construction. The particularities of the bathroom layout must be taken into account.
Separate provisions of the Code of Standards and Regulations of 31.01.2003 provide for the installation of gas appliances with a closed chamber type in apartment buildings in the absence of connection of such buildings to the central or individual heating system.
However, heat sources and natural fuel water heaters are permitted in some rooms. This is defined in Section 7.3.8. SNIP. In addition, the total heat capacity of such devices according to the rules is not more than a hundred kilowatts.
In kitchen units are allowed to mount such appliances, the amount of energy converted by which should not be higher than thirty-five kilowatts.
Such gas equipment may only be installed in certain types of rooms. According to official documents, the room must have a light aperture. When calculating the glazing, it is necessary to comply with certain norms. So, for one cubic meter of the room should be approximately 0.03 square meters of glass. Also ensure that there is an efficient ventilation system.
The total volume of the room must be at least 15 m3. These parameters are related to the safety and comfort of using the heaters and carrying out their installation. The height of the room in this case is not less than 220 cm. It is necessary that the passageways in the room remain clear. Their minimum size must reach seventy centimeters.
Requirements for the premises by SNIP
The installation of gas appliances in bathrooms is regulated by SNiP. Document 2.04.08-87 mentions an explicit ban on the installation of heating appliances in such buildings.
Studying the latest version of the SP 402 act.1325800.2018, we can see paragraph 5.The latest revision of this Act establishes that the installation of gas appliances in bathrooms and toilets is prohibited.
To protect the system from moisture use copper pipes.
Regardless of the features of the model, the equipment includes metal parts that are subject to oxidation in interaction with moisture. To protect the system from such phenomena, copper or metal-polymer pipes are used. If the rules are not followed, the unit will wear out quickly, increasing the likelihood of an explosion.
Gas water heaters are classified as potentially hazardous appliances. Therefore, the room where the boiler will be installed, must comply with strict fire safety requirements specified in SNIP and SP, as well as the official recommendations of the equipment suppliers.
Major regulatory restrictions include the following:
- Ceiling height is 2 m or higher.
- The room has a supply and exhaust or natural ventilation system that provides effective air replacement.
- Total room area is at least 12 sq. ft. м.
- The room has a draft or opening window.
The bathroom must meet strict requirements. Any non-residential buildings that meet the above requirements are suitable for the boiler room. Technical limitations vary by region. Therefore, before installing a heater, you should familiarize yourself with the regulations in force in your community.
The regulations state that the equipment is mounted at a distance of at least 25-30 cm from the ceiling. Keep a distance of 80-120 cm between the floor covering and the housing.
For gas boilers
Domestic gas boilers can be installed in areas that meet the following requirements:
- Space from 4 sq. m. м.
- Entrance door with a width of 80 cm or more.
- Good lighting (0,3 Kv.m glazing per 10 cubic meters.m of space).
- Ceilings from 2,5 m high.
- The presence of an earthing loop.
- Access to piping with cold water supply.
- The presence of a chimney whose cross-section corresponds to the capacity of the gas-using equipment.
Domestic gas boilers can be installed in rooms of 4 sq. м. In addition, the wall surface in the boiler room must be levelled and plastered.
Installation of gas heaters
If you look in detail at the documentation related to the operation of heating systems, you will not be able to find specific prohibitions on the installation of this type of equipment in the section on multi-storey apartment buildings. That is, the answer to the question whether you can put a gas boiler in the bathroom of a private house, can not be called unambiguous. Some rules and requirements prohibit it, but at the same time others give the go-ahead. Therefore, we will have to take into account a lot of important points and nuances that can not be ignored.
Important! Permission is granted to install closed circuit gas appliances in the absence of its connection to an individual or central heating system.
It is allowed to mount gas equipment in rooms of a certain nature:
- It is important that they have a light opening and have an effective mode of ventilation.
- The room must be at least 15 square meters, since this parameter is directly related to the comfort and safety of operation of heaters.
In the 60’s in the Russian Federation have been adopted requirements for the installation and use of heating devices on natural gas. The Code of Practice restricts the operation of such equipment. As a rule, its installation in the bathroom is not provided. However, sometimes you can still install boilers or columns in the restrooms. You should thoroughly study this issue.
From discussions on forums and other information sources, it becomes clear that there are certain restrictions for connecting gas equipment. In this article, we will try to clarify the details of such official requirements.
What kind of boiler can be installed in the bathroom?
If you decide to install a boiler in the toilet, choose the equipment correctly. The Code of Standards and Regulations of January 2003 does not prohibit the installation of gas units in the bathroom of apartment buildings that are not connected to an individual or central heating system. The main condition. the closed type of the boiler chamber.
Which boiler can be installed in the toilet?
If you decide to install a boiler in the toilet, choose the right equipment. The Code of Standards and Regulations of January 2003 does not prohibit the installation of gas units in the bathroom of apartment buildings that are not connected to an individual or central heating system. The main condition is the closed type of boiler chamber.