Apply for exemption of an appliance in a smoke control area

Application pack for manufacturers or marketers of furnaces or boilers who want them classified as exempt for use in smoke control areas.


Ricardo AEA Application Pack: appliance exemption from section 21, Clean Air Act 1993

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This guidance has information on:

  • what types of appliance do not need exemption
  • how to make an application for exemption
  • emission limits
  • acceptable test methods
  • certification and marketing
  • changes to exempt appliances following completion

The application form is included (appendix 1).

Published 1 November 2012
Last updated 3 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Replaced version 3 with version 4
  2. First published.