DS/EN 1443:2019

Chimneys – General requirements

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Building Regulations 2015​

Building work in new and altered buildings in Denmark

The Building Regulations contain the Danish rules for building work in new buildings, extensions, conversions and other rebuilding work, as well as changes in the use of buildings that are important in relation to the Danish Building Act or the Building Regulations, the demolition of buildings and alterations and other rebuilding work that may affect the consumption of energy in the building. The Building Regulations apply to building work carried out in the Danish market.

Their primary field of application is multi-storey buildings for residential purposes and all kinds of commercial, industrial and institutional buildings, including the categories listed in section 11 of the Danish Building Act, single-family houses for permanent residence, either as detached single-family houses or linked single-family houses, holiday homes in summer house areas, allotment sheds, campsite cabins and garages, outbuildings, and other secondary buildings.

You can read more about the Danish Building Regulations here:  http://bygningsreglementet.dk/


This document specifies requirements and the basic performance criteria for chimneys, flue liners, connecting flue pipes, components and accessories used to convey the products of combustion from combustion appliances to the outside atmosphere. This document is to be used as a reference for all product standards of CEN/TC 166.

This document specifies sootfire resistant chimneys, flue liners, connecting flue pipes, fittings and accessories for combustion appliances burning solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and non-sootfire resistant chimneys, flue liners, connecting flue pipes, components and accessories for combustion appliances burning liquid and gaseous fuels only. It also specifies sootfire safe accessories for combustion appliances burning solid, liquid and gaseous fuels.

NOTE 1 – This means that chimneys, flue liners, connecting flue pipes and components which are non-sootfire resistant and accessories which are non-sootfire resistant or non-sootfire safe are not suitable for combustion appliances burning solid fuel.

This document also identifies minimum requirements for marking, instructions, product information and provides guidance for the assessment and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP).

This document does not apply to structurally independent chimneys and custom-built chimneys consisting of non-CE-marked components.

NOTE 2 – This document can be used as a basis for the specifications of products covered by a European Technical Assessment.

NOTE 3 – All product standards drafted by Technical Committee CEN/TC 166 are based on the Mandate M/105.

Number of pages: 41

Published: 2019-05-01

Date of approval: 2019-04-23

International relationships : EN 1443:2019 IDT

ICS: 91.060.40 - Chimneys, shafts, ducts

Item number: M314229



  • CEN/TC 166
  • CEN/TC 166/WG 1

Danish committee