Group C - Gas boilers for residential and similar uses

Group Leader Ing. Valentina D'Acunti - Immergas Spa

The Group meets regularly to examine the topics that affect their activities at both national and European level. This applies, for example, to the evolution of both Directives and regulations of the comparison between companies is critical as the Association enables an important role to play in national and European tables where necessary to bring the company's point of view Assotermica.

the main topics within the Group can be summarized as follows:
- Participation in the work of the Italian standardization bodies UNI - CIG - CTI
- Participation in technical committees CEN standards;
- Participation in European Committees of Manufacturers (EHI, Eurorad);
- Interpretation of the legislation (EU directives, laws and decrees Italian)

The group's companies:

ACV ITALIA SRL - ARCA SRL UNIPERSONALE - ARISTON THERMO GROUP SPA - BALTUR SPA - BAXI SPA - BSG CALDAIE SPA - COSMOGAS SRL - ELCO ITALY SPA - ENERETICA SRL. - FERROLI SPA - FONDERIE SIME SPA - FONDITAL FOND. NEW ITALIAN VALSABBIA SPA - ICI CALDAIE SPA - IMMERGAS SPA - INNOVITA SRL ITALKERO SRL - Italtherm SRL - RADIANT BURNER SPA. - RIELLO SPA. - Rinnai ITALY SRL - ROBERT BOSCH SPA - ROBUR SPA - UNICAL AG SPA - VAILLANT GROUP ITALY SPA - VIESSMANN SRL - WOLF ITALY SPA

Field of application
Appliances are born to a single family use, but the evolution plant allows its use even in cascade. Can be standing (steel or cast iron) and wall, open and sealed chamber and forced draft. They generally power up to 35 kW and in most cases are used for both space heating and for domestic hot water generation. It 'usually provided for the possibility of adopting such an external storage tank where there is the need to dispose of large quantities of water in a short time. They can be installed both indoors and outdoors in a partially protected, particularly where there are space problems. For this use include specific kit to prevent the formation of ice. The market offers many types of boilers depending on usage although it should be noted that the condensation offers particularly high returns, and its use is encouraged by tax measures provided for by law. They have low emissions and comply with the limits set by European legislation.

of reference Committee for Standardisation
CEN / TC 109 Central heating boilers using gaseous fuels

EC Directives and Regulations

Directive 2009 / 142 / EC Gas Appliance
Directive 92 / 42 / EEC Yields
Directive 2010 / 31 / EC Energy performance of buildings
Directive 2006 / 95 / EC Low Voltage
Directive 2004 / 108 / EC Electromagnetic Compatibility
Directive 2009 / 125 / EC Ecodesign

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