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There is a lack of clarity over statutory requirements, product standards and technical guidance relating to flexible ductwork.

This has given rise to a wide variety of interpretations by those parties involved in the design, specification, manufacture, installation and maintenance of ventilation and air conditioning systems containing flexible ductwork.

In turn, this produces ductwork system installations that may not meet statutory requirements and may potentially compromise building performance in terms of energy consumption, ventilation requirements, fire safety, system durability and system hygiene.

This guidance note aims to help improve the performance of buildings by providing guidance about the legislation, product standards, design, installation and maintenance relating to flexible ductwork.

Click on the link to view a PDF of the guide to the specification of flexible ductwork.

ADCAS Flexible Duct Guide (PDF)


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