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AS/NZS 5601.1 2022 changes

By Oceania Gas Safety

There are significant updates in AS/NZS 5601.1 2022 from the previous standard that affect persons carrying out gas installation work.

Clause 5.2.11 Provision of fire emergency isolation for multilayer pipe. Where Multilayer Pipe is used as apart of the consumer piping, the installation shall be fitted with a system that will shut off the gas supply when the fire safety system operates.

The OGS Homesafe has been deigned specifically for this clause. When the fire system the OGS Homesafe will isolated the gas supply. When the fault is resolved, the OGS Homesafe will perform a gas proving test on the downstream pipework to ensure there are no gas leaks. Then allow gas back into to the property.

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