This standard applies to electric direct-acting room heaters. They may be portable, stationary, fixed, or built-in.
It does not apply to: - thermal-storage room heaters (EN 60531); - heating appliances incorporated in the building structure; - central heating systems; - heaters connected to an air duct; - wall-paper, carpets or drapes incorporating flexible heating elements; - sauna stoves.
This standard defines the main performance characteristics of direct-acting room heaters and specifies methods for measuring these characteristics, for the information of users. This standard does not specify values for performance characteristics.
NOTE: This standard does not deal with: - safety requirements (EN 60335-2-30); - acoustical noise of fan heaters (EN 60704-2-2).