GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION
GENERAL AND SAFETY INFORMATION
The Andrews Water Heater has been designed for use
with NATURAL GAS OR LPG and is manufactured to give
an efficient, reliable and long service life.
To ensure the continued, trouble-free operation of your
heater at maximum efficiency, it is essential that correct
installation, commissioning, operation and service
procedures are carried out strictly in accordance with the
instructions given in this manual. By law, installation and
commissioning of the heater must be carried out by
properly qualified personnel.
The heater(s) must be installed in accordance with the
The current GAS SAFETY (INSTALLATION AND USE)
The current BUILDING REGULATIONS
The WATER SUPPLY (WATER FITTINGS)
Additionally, installation should be performed in
accordance with all relevant requirements of the Gas
Supplier, Local Authority and recommendations of the
British Standards and Codes of Practice detailed below.
BRITISH STANDARDS AND CODES
BS 6700: 1997 Specification for design, installation,
testing and maintenance of services supplying water for
domestic use within buildings and their curtilages. This
standard supersedes the following British Standards and
Codes of Practice: CP99, CP310, CP324, 202, CP342
Part 2, Centralised Hot Water Supply.
BS 5440:1990 Installation of flues and ventilation for gas
appliances of rated output not exceeding
Specification for installation of flues.
Specification for installation of ventilation
for gas appliances.
BS 5546:1990 Installation of gas hot water supplies for
Installation of low pressure gas pipework
of up to 28mm in domestic premises.
Installation of gas fired water boilers of
rated inputs between 60kW and 2mW
BS 7206:1990 Specification for unvented hot water
storage units and packages.
Purging procedures for non-domestic gas
Soundness testing procedures for
industrial and commercial gas
Flues for commercial and industrial gas
fired boilers and air heaters.
Notes on installation of gas pipework
(excluding 25mm and below).
LPGA Code of practice 7:
Storage of full and empty LPG cylinders
and cartridges. Highly Flammable Liquids
and Liquid Petroleum Gases Regulations
IGE/UP/10 Part 1 Edition 2:
Installation of Gas Appliances in Industrial
and Commercial Premises.
a. Andrews Water Heaters accepts no liability for any
damage resulting from failing to accurately follow the
b. When replacing parts during maintenance, only original
parts from Andrews Water Heaters should be used;
these can be recognised by the name of the
manufacturer printed on them.
HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS
It is the duty of manufacturers and suppliers of products
for use at work to ensure, so far as is practicable, that
such products are safe and without risk to health when
properly used, and to make available to users adequate
information about their safe and proper operation.
Andrews Water Heaters should only be used in the
manner and purpose for which they are intended and in
accordance with the instructions in this manual. Although
the heaters have been manufactured with paramount
consideration to safety, certain basic safety precautions
highlighted in this manual must be observed by the user.
It is imperative that all users of the heaters must be
provided with all the information and instruction necessary
to ensure correct and safe operation.