10.3.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 76/4


Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1188 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for local space heaters, of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1185 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for solid fuel local space heaters and of the implementation of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/1186 supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of local space heaters

(Publication of titles and references of transitional methods of measurement and calculation (1) for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/1188, and in particular Annexes III and IV thereof, for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/1185, and in particular Annexes III and IV thereof, and for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/1186, and in particular Annexes VIII and IX thereof.)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2017/C 076/02)

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Solid fuel fired local space heaters

Useful efficiency at nominal and minimum heat output: ηth, nom, ηth, min

CEN

for all other open/closed fronted appliances and cookers: EN 16510-1:2013 § 7.3, A.6.2

for pellet fired appliances: EN 14785:2006 § 6.4.2, A.4.7 & A.4.8

for slow heat release appliances: EN 15250:2007-06 § 6.3, A.4.6 & A.5 & A.6.2.2

Standard series EN 16510 will replace:

EN 13240:2001 (EN 13240:2001/A2:2004/C2:2007)

EN 13229:2001 (EN 13229:2011 § 6.8)

EN 12815:2001

EN 12809:2001

Seasonal space heating efficiency ηs

CEN

(read Note)

According to Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1188 of 28 April 2015, implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for local space heaters.

Nominal heat output, minimum heat output: Pnom, Pmin

CEN

EN 16510-1:2013 A.4.7 & A.4.8, EN 14785:2006 § 6.5, A.4.7 & A.4.8

EN 15250:2007-06 § 6.3 & A.6.2.2

Pnom corresponds to PN in EN 16510-1:2013.

Pmin corresponds to reduced heat output in EN 16510-1:2013.

Pmin corresponds to reduced heat output in EN 14785:2006.

Pnom corresponds to P in EN 15250:2007. Pmin is not described in EN 15250:2007, but shall be established (if applicable) in a similar way as the nominal heat output.

Permanent pilot flame power requirement Ppilot

 

 

 

Direct heat output

CEN

EN 14785:2006, A 6.2.4

EN 15250:2007, A.6.2.2

EN 16510-1:2013, A.6.2.4

 

Indirect heat output

CEN

EN 14785:2006 A.6.2.3

EN 16510-1:2013 A.6.2.3

For slow heat release stoves no heat output to water calculation is presented. In case the appliances do have such output, the calculation principles of prEN16510-1 shall be used.

Electrical power consumption at nominal heat output, elmax

CEN

EN 15456:2008-06 § 3.4.1 & § 5.1.3.1.

Corresponds to Paux 100.

EN16510-1 requires ‘electrical auxiliary energy, in W, if applicable’ to be shown on the appliance marking, but no methods to establish this has been provided.

The principal EN15456 shall be used.

Electrical power consumption at minimum heat output, elmin

CEN

EN 15456:2008-06 § 3.4.1 & § 5.1.3.2.

As minimum heat output shall be used the minimum output as declared by the manufacturer of the appliances.

Corresponds to Paux,30 .

Standby mode power consumption, elsb

CEN

EN 15456:2008-06 § 3.4.1 & § 5.1.3.3

or

IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0 b:2011 § 5.3

Corresponds to Paux sb Corresponds to power consumption in standby mode in IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0: 2011.

Emissions of particulate matter (PM), according Annex III 4 a) i) (1) (‘heated filter’)

CEN

for measurement according (heated filter) EN 16510-1:2013, G.2

 

Emissions of particulate matter (PM), according Annex III 4 a) i) (2) (‘dilution tunnel’)

CEN

for measurement according (full flow dilution tunnel) CEN/TS 15883:2009 Annex A.2

 

Emissions of particulate matter (PM), according to Annex III 4 a) i) (3)

CEN

for measurement according CEN/TS 15883:2009 Annex A.3

 

Emissions of organic gaseous compounds (OGC)

CEN

EN 16510-1:2013, F.4

 

Emissions of carbon monoxide (CO)

CEN

EN 16510-1:2013 A.4.4.2 and A.6.2.6

 

Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx)

CEN

EN 16510-1:2013 Annex E.5

 

Test fuel specifications

CEN

prEN 16510-1:2013 Annex B

For blended fossil fuel briquettes: water content (as received) ≤ 14 %; ash content 5 ± 2 %; volatiles < 18 %.

For blended biomass (30-70 %) fossil fuel briquettes: water content (as received) ≤ 14 %; ash content 5 ± 2 %; volatiles 20 % to 60 %.

Gaseous fuel fired local space heaters, except luminous heaters and tube heaters

Direct heat output

CEN

EN 613:2000

EN 1266:2002 § 3.5.1.3 & § 3.5.1.4 and § 7.12.

EN 13278:2013 Open fronted gas-fired independent space heaters § 6.3 & § 6.12 & § 7.12 & § 7.3.1

EN 449:2002+A1:2007

This is the heat output to the space the product is installed in.

Corresponds to Qout in EN 1319:2009 and EN 1266:2002 and EN 13278:2013 and shall be calculated with the equation Qout = QN * ηΝ, where QN is the nominal heat input and ηΝ is the nominal efficiency. Qout shall be calculated as gross calorific value.

Indirect heat output

CEN

(read Note)

The indirect heat output of gas fired local space heaters is not described in EN standards.

For the purpose of declaration and verification the principles as applied in EN 15610-1 may be used.

Useful efficiency at nominal and minimum heat output: ηth, nom, ηth, min

CEN

prEN 613:2000 § 7.11.2

EN 1266:2002 § 6.12 & § 7.12

EN 13278:2013 § 6.12 & § 7.12

EN 613 ηth, nom and ηth, min shall be calculated as η in conditions applicable to the nominal and minimum heat output, if relevant.

ηth, nom corresponds to η if determined with nominal heat input. ηth, min corresponds to η if determined with minimum heat input in EN 1266:2002 and EN 13278:2013.

All values shall be based on net calorific value.

Nominal heat output, minimum heat output: Pnom, Pmin

CEN

prEN 613:2000

EN 1266:2002 § 6.3.1 & § 7.3.1 and § 6.12 & § 7.12

EN 13278:2013 § 6.3.1 & § 7.3.1

EN 449:2202+A1:2007

EN 613 Pnom shall be determined as Pnom = Qn * η applicable to nominal output conditions. For Qn see § 7.3.1. Pmin shall be determined as Pmin = Qmin * η for minimum output conditions. For Qmin see § 7.3.5.

Pnom shall be determined with Pnom = Qn * ηth nom and Pmin shall be determined with Pmin = Qm * ηth, min. in EN 1266:2002 and EN 13278:2013.

All values shall be based on net calorific value.

Electrical power consumption at nominal heat output, elmax

CEN

EN15456:2008 06: § 3.4.1

elmax corresponds to Paux 100 in EN15456:2008, measured at nominal load operation.

Electrical power consumption at minimum heat output, elmin

CEN

EN15456:2008-06: § 3.4.1

elmin corresponds to Paux 30 , measured at an applicable part load operation.

Standby mode power consumption, elsb

CEN

EN15456:2008-06: § 3.4.1

or

IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0 b:2011 § 5.3

elsb corresponds to either Paux sb in EN15456:2008 or to the power consumption in standby mode in IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0: 2011.

Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx)

CEN

prEN 613:2000 § 7.7.4

EN 1266:2002 § 6.7.2 & § 7.7.4 and Annex G

EN 13278:2013 § 6.7.2 & § 7.7.4 and Annex H

prEN61, EN1266 and EN13278 establish NOx emissions as weighted values over full-modulating-minimum load conditions. For declaration and verification purposes the emission at full load NOx(max) applies.

Permanent pilot flame power requirement Ppilot

CEN

according EN1266:2002, § 7.3.1

prEN613 and EN13278 do not have a clause that describes how to calculate the heat input of the ignition burner.

Liquid fuel fired local space heaters

Direct heat output

CEN

EN 1:1998§ 6.6.2

EN 13842:2000: § 6.3 and § 6.6.

The direct heat output is the heat capacity according EN 1:1998§ 6.6.2

In EN 13842 the direct heat output can be calculated as: Q0 * (1-qA)

All values shall be based on net calorific value.

Indirect heat output

CEN

(read Note)

The indirect heat output of liquid fuel fired local space heaters is not described in EN standards.

For the purpose of declaration and verification the principles as applied in EN 15610-1 may be used.

Useful efficiency at nominal and minimum heat output: ηth, nom, ηth, min

CEN

EN 1:1998 § 6.6.1.2

EN 13842: § 6.6.6

Following EN 1:1998 ηth, nom corresponds to η at maximum oil flow rate, ηth, min shall be determined as η at minimum oil flow rate.

Following EN 13842 ηth, nom shall be calculated as ηth, nom = 1-qa, with qa measured at nominal heat input or at minimum heat input (where applicable).

All values shall be based on net calorific value.

Nominal heat output, minimum heat output: Pnom, Pmin

CEN

EN 1:1998-05 § 6.6.2

EN 13842:2000: § 6.3 and § 6.6.

Following EN 1:1998 Pnom corresponds to P at maximum (is nominal) and minimum oil flow rate.

Following EN 13842 the nominal heat output can be calculated as: Q0 * (1-qA) for nominal and minimum heat output conditions.

Electrical power consumption at nominal heat output, elmax

CEN

EN15456:2008-06 Heating boilers. Electrical power consumption for heat generators. System boundaries. Measurements, § 3.4.1. & § 5.1.3.1.

elmax corresponds to Paux 100 in EN15456:2008.

Electrical power consumption at minimum heat output, elmin

CEN

EN15456:2008-06, § 3.4.1. & § 5.1.3.2.

Corresponds to auxiliary power requirement Paux 30 in EN15456:2008

Standby mode power consumption, elsb

CEN

EN15456:2008, § 3.4.1. & § 5.1.3.2. or

IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0 b:2011§ 5.3.

Corresponds to Paux sb in EN15456:2008 electrical power consumption Paux

Corresponds to power consumption in standby mode in IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0: 2011.

Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx)

CEN

EN 1:1998 § 6.6.4

EN 13842 does not describe NOx measurement, although § 5.3.2 sets a maximum requirement.

For declaration and verification the method according EN 1 shall be used.

Permanent pilot flame power requirement Ppilot

CEN

EN1266:2002, § 7.3.1

For declaration and verification of such a power requirement the method as in EN1266:2002, § 7.3.1 shall be used.

Electric local space heaters

Nominal heat output (Pnom)

Cenelec

(see Note)

for electric portable, fixed heaters and underfloor heaters: IEC/EN 60675 ed 2.1; 1998 § 16

for electric storage heaters: IEC/EN 60531:1999 § 9

The identification of the nominal heat output is not measured in standards. The electric power input at nominal heat output is considered representative for the nominal heat output.

Pnom corresponds to the following applicable standards:

IEC/EN 60335-1: Household and similar electrical appliances — safety — rated voltage: 250 V for single-phase appliances, up to 480 V for others, not intended for appliances for domestic use as usual.

IEC/EN 60335-2-30: Household and similar electrical appliances — safety — particular requirements for room heaters

IEC/EN 60335-2-61: Household and similar electrical appliances — safety — particular requirements for thermal storage room heaters.

IEC/EN 60335-2-96: Household and similar electrical appliances — safety — particular requirements for flexible sheet heating elements for room heating.

IEC/EN 60335-2-106: Household and similar electrical appliances — safety — particular requirements for heated carpets and for heating units for room heating

IEC/EN 60531:1991. Household electric thermal storage room heaters — methods for measuring performance.

Maximum continuous heat output (Pmax, c)

Cenelec

for electric portable, fixed heaters and underfloor heaters: IEC/EN 60675 ed.2.1:1998 § 9

Pmax, c corresponds to the usable power in IEC 60675 ed. 2.1:1998

Standby mode power consumption, elsb

Cenelec

IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0 b:2011 § 5.3

Corresponds to power consumption in standby mode in IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0: 2011.

Luminous and tube heaters

Useful efficiency at nominal and minimum heat output: ηth, nom, ηth, min

CEN

(read Note)

Neither EN 416 nor EN 419 presents a method for determining the useful efficiency of the heater.

For tube heaters the useful efficiency shall be determined on the basis of the flue gas losses as described in EN 1319, § 7.4.

Values shall be based on gross calorific value.

For luminous heaters a value of 85,6  % shall be assumed (based on gross calorific value of fuel).

Nominal heat output, minimum heat output: Pnom, Pmin

CEN

Luminous heaters: EN 419-1

Tube heaters: EN 416-1

For luminous and tube heaters, the heat output is calculated as:

heat output = heat input Qn * useful efficiency, at nominal or minimum load.

All values shall be based on gross calorific value of fuel.

Fenv

CEN

EN 1886:2007 § 8.2.1

Fenv depends on class T1 to T5 as established by EN 1886.

Radiant factor (RF for nominal and minimum)

CEN

Tube heaters: EN 419-2: § 7.2.1.2

Luminous heaters: EN 416-2 § 7.2.1.2

RF at nominal heat output corresponds to Rf, RF at minimum heat output corresponds to Rf, but measured at minimum heat output.

Rf shall be based on net calorific value.

Electrical power consumption at nominal heat output, elmax

CEN

(read Note)

Neither EN416 nor EN 419 describes a method for determining the electric power requirement.

Therefore for declaration and verification purposes the method and principles as described in EN 15456, but then applicable operating conditions typical to luminous and tube heaters, shall apply.

Electrical power consumption at minimum heat output, elmin

CEN

(read Note)

Neither EN416 nor EN 419 describes a method for determining the electric power requirement.

Therefore for declaration and verification purposes the method and principles as described in EN 15456, but then applicable operating conditions typical to luminous and tube heaters, shall apply.

Standby mode power consumption, elsb

CEN

IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0 b:2011 § 5.3

Corresponds to power consumption in standby mode in IEC 62301 Ed. 2.0: 2011.

Permanent pilot flame power requirement Ppilot

CEN

(read Note)

Neither standard EN 416 nor EN 419 describes a method for determining a power requirement for a permanent pilot flame (ignition burner).

For declaration and verification of such a power requirement the method as in EN1266:2002, § 7.3.1 shall be used.


(1)  It is intended that these transitional methods will ultimately be replaced by harmonised standard(s). When available, reference(s) to the harmonised standard(s) will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union in accordance with Articles 9 and 10 of Directive 2009/125/EC.