DS 447 E:2013

Ventilation for buildings - Mechanical, natural and hybrid ventilation systems

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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 standard specifies the requirements for ventilation in buildings intended for human occupancy.

The purpose of this standard is to ensure that ventilation systems are designed,constructed and can be maintained in a technical and hygenic responsible way considering comfort and energy efficiency.This standard comprises provisions for design, construction and testing and operation of ventilation systems.

This standard applies for mechanical ventilation installations including the mechanical part of hybrid ventilation installations, which are installed permanently in buildings and have the main purpose to keep one or more indoor air parameters within close specified limits.

The standard does not apply for installations which main purpose are to remove pollutions produced by industrial or similar prosesses, but it comprises ventilation systems which shall establish the necessary replacement of air.

The standard does not apply to fire requirements to ventilation installations; reference is made to DS 428 Code of Practice for technical measures for fire protection in ventilation systems for buildings, when it applies for mechanical natural ventilation systems and the building regualtion, BR when it applies fornatural ventilationsystems.

Number of pages: 66

Published: 2016-04-07

Date of approval: 2014-12-10

International relationships :

ICS: 91.140.30 - Ventilation and air-conditioning systems

Item number: M272268


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