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Jersey Building Regulations

Why Heat Producing Appliances including Hot Water

Cylinders are a part of Building Regulations

Jersey Building Regulations include Heat Producing Appliances to ensure recognition and compliance with Part 11 Conservation of Fuel and Power in New or Existing Dwellings. All Heat Producing Appliances are legally required to be notified to the Planning Department to ensure that the installation can be inspected by a Building Control Officer to establish full compliance with the Jersey Building Regulations.
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Hot Water Cylinder

Assessment

Your hot water cylinder can be the victim of corrosion that can lead to a leak that may show itself on the ceiling directly below where the cylinder is positioned. How can you avoid this? Have an assessment to determine the condition of your hot water cylinder and its components to avoid the emergency call to the plumber when water is dripping from the ceiling.

Hot Water Cylinder Failure

Here are some examples of hot water cylinder failure that were identified before the leak could cause damage to the fabric of the building. Replacement work costs and loss of hot water inconvenience were minimised because the leak was dealt with in a timely manner without the emergency call and immediate drain down and wait for renewal. It’s called planned preventative maintenance! Call Russell Surveying Services for Help!

Case Studies

Examples of: Hot Water Cylinders

To demonstrate why it is important for home owners to ensure that the Hot Water Cylinder is inspected on a regular basis, please view the various case studies to enable you to fully appreciate the consequenses if warning signs are not identified and dealt with. Risk analysis and assessment can be provided to help protect you and the fabric of your home.
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