Supporting the gas industry since 1863
Date6th March 2018
Time09:00 - 16:30
VenueIGEM House, Kegworth
Price £305.00 (Members) £405.00 (Non-Members)
All prices exclude VAT

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IGEM House, High Street, Kegworth, Derbyshire, DE74 2DA

Contact Details:

Linda Mee email, tel 01509 678184

IGEM Technical Training Course
About The Event
Introduction to IGEM/UP/10

Course outline

This practical course will provide an introduction to the Standard IGEM/UP/10 Edition 4 with Amendments - Installation of flued gas appliances in industrial and commercial premises, covering the installation of a range of flued gas appliances including:
• hot water boilers
• steam boilers
• storage water heaters
• thermal fluid heaters
• warm air heaters
• radiant heaters.

This Standard reflects current best practice and is aligned with national/international legislation and standards.

Key outcomes/objectives

On completion of the course delegates should be able to demonstrate they have sufficient knowledge and understanding covering:

• Selection of appliances
• Location of appliances and pipework
• Pipework
• Ventilation
• Chimneys and flues
• Gas and fire detection and hazardous areas
• Commissioning and handover
• Servicing and maintenance

Course content

1. Introduction – review of UP/10 and relationship to other standards and legislation.
2. Detailed scope of the new document.
3  Working with the document.
4. Planning the installation.
5  Pipework and the provision of manual and automatic isolation within buildings and the recommendation of fuel measurement.
6. Principle of ventilation to gas fuelled equipment.
7. Sizing of natural ventilation opening for gas fuelled equipment within various locations and flue configurations. 
8. Mechanical ventilation requirements.
9. Limitations of chimney outlets considering clean air act.
10. Materials permitted for chimney design, consideration for routing and selection of suitable chimney size and height.
11. Condensate disposal and chimney termination.
12. Requirements for gas detection and assessment of hazardous areas.
13. Details of the commissioning requirements for gas fuelled equipment. including testing and purging, testing chimney systems and ventilation.
14. Discussions regarding the requirements for maintenance of gas equipment including appliances, chimneys and flues.
15. Practical exercises and scenarios to reinforce previous sections.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anybody involved in the specification, design, installation or maintenance of commercial gas fuelled equipment in industrial and commercial premises.

Course prerequisites

Some knowledge of basic gas principles and awareness of IGEM standards

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