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Reference EN 50559:2013
Title Electric room heating, underfloor heating, characteristics of performance - Definitions, method of testing, sizing and formula symbols
Project Number 22952
Abstract/Scope This European Standard applies to electrical underfloor heating of dwellings and all other buildings whose use corresponds to dwellings or is at least similar, having a maximum load bearing in use of 4 kN/m². This European Standard defines the main characteristics of electrical underfloor heating and establishes the method of testing of these characteristics as information for the user. This European Standard does not deal with: - installation and safety requirements; DIN VDE 0100-723.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2013-05-03
Current Stage code deadline 2013-12-24
Deadline date for vote 2012-05-31


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Reference Document  
ICS 97.100.10 - Electric heaters
Keywords Heating, Underfloor; Sizing; Formula; Symbol
Note Handled by WG 12 * 2012-11-19: Publication editing allocated to
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6060 2013-05-03 2013-12-24 export to doc file  EN
5099 2012-12-24 2013-01-21  
5060 2012-11-19 2012-12-10 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-09-14 2012-11-16 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
4099 2012-06-26    
4090 2011-10-04    
1560 2010-09-13 2010-09-27 export to doc file  EN
1520 2010-06-11 2010-09-10 export to doc file  EN
1099 2010-06-01 2010-06-15  
1000 2010-04-14 2010-05-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-12-24
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2013-05-03
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-06-24
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-12-24
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-12-24


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Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.