The Australian Gas Association (AGA)


The AGA Laboratory – Sydney

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

10 Feb 1978


28 Raglan Road
Auburn, NSW 2144


Mr Dennis Karafotias P: +61 (02) 97219000


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

The AGA Laboratory – Sydney

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of electrical appliances and devices - Energy efficiency classification Water heaters Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria AS 1056.1:1991; AS/NZS 4692.2
Evaluation of electrical appliances and devices - Performance Water heaters Air temperature; Current; Distribution temperature; Electrical energy consumption; Electrical voltage; Endurance; Heat loss and heat-up time; Hot water delivery; Liquid temperature; Mechanical shock; Overflow; Power; Pressure measurement; Strength and dimensions of components; Strength and dimensions of guarding; Surface temperature; Temperature control; Torque; Volumetric flow; Water pressure range Not applicable Testing in the laboratory; AS 1056.1:1991; AS/NZS 4692.1; AS 3498
Evaluation of gas appliances - Energy efficiency classification Gas space heating appliances; Gas water heaters; Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation Calculations for energy labelling AS/NZS 5263.1.2; AS/NZS 5263.1.3; AS/NZS 5263.1.6
Evaluation of gas appliances - Performance and safety Commercial gas cooking appliances; Decorative gas log and other fuel effect appliances; Dedicated liquefied petroleum gas appliances (independent hot plates); Direct gas-fired air heaters; Domestic gas cooking appliances; Domestic gas heating appliances; Domestic gas laundry dryers; Domestic gas refrigerators; Domestic outdoor gas barbeques; Forklifts and industrial engines; Gas installations and refuelling stations; Gas pool heaters; Gas water heaters; Incinerating toilets; Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters; LPG portable and mobile appliances; Radiant gas heaters for outdoor and non-residential indoor use Cabinet temperature - Refrigerators; Carbon monoxide:carbon dioxide ratio; Cooking oil temperature effects; Cycling durability; Drying performance - Laundry dryers; Emission; Energy consumption; Fan performance - Ducted air heaters; Flow rate - Components; Flue gas temperature; Gas consumption; Gas leakage; Heat flux; Heat resistance; Heating up time; Ice making efficiency; Ignition and flame safeguard; Linting; Maintenance rate; Mechanical stability; Mechanical strength; Moisture removal; Oven baking evenness; Radiant efficiency; Rain effects - Outdoor appliance; Resistance to hydrocarbons; Resistance to oxygen; Safety shut down; Slip of unburnt gas - Catalytic heaters; Stratification evaluation; Temperature hazards; Thermal efficiency; Turndown consumption; Visual examination; Vitiation effects; Wind generator evaluation - Outdoor and room sealed appliance Not applicable AG 806;
AS 2658; AS 3498; AS 3814; AS 4551; AS 4552; AS 4553; AS 4554: 2005; AS 4555: 2002; AS 4556; AS 4557; AS 4558; AS 4560: 2004; AS 4563; AS 4646;AS4983;AS5092;AS5601;AS 4565; AS 4566; AS 4643; AS 5262: 2011 excluding Appendix B9; AS 5263.0 excluding methods ZC18 and ZC20 for wind generator evaluation; AS/NZS 5263.1.1; AS/NZS 5263.1.2; AS/NZS 5263.1.3; AS/NZS 5263.1.4; AS/NZS 5263.1.5; AS/NZS 5263.1.6; AS/NZS 5263.1.7; AS/NZS 5263.1.8; AS/NZS 5263.1.9; AS/NZS 5263.1.10 (formaldehyde determination using stained tube method); AS/NZS 5263.1.12;
BS EN 30 Parts 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 2-1, 2-2; BS EN 203-1; BS EN 203-2; BS EN 203-2-1; BS EN 203-2-2; BS EN 203-2-3; BS EN 203-2-4; BS EN 203-2-6; BS EN 203-2-7; BS EN 203-2-8; BS EN 203-2-9; BS EN 203-2-10; BS EN 203-2-11; BS EN 203-3; BS EN 484; BS EN 497; BS EN 498; BS EN 521; BS EN 14543
Connectors; Control valves; Flame safeguards; Ignition devices; Pressure limit devices; Regulators; Shut-off valves; Thermostats Bending moment; Flow rate - Components; Gas leakage; Resistance to hydrocarbons; Static pressure; Temperature; Torque; Voltage variation assessment Not applicable AS 4617; AS 4618; AS 4619; AS 4620; AS 4621; AS 4622; AS4624; AS 4625; AS 4627; AS 4628; AS 4629; AS 4630; AS 4631; AS 4632
BS EN 125; BS EN 161; BS EN 1552; BS EN 1106 
ISO 15995
Flue cowls; Twin wall metal flues Flue draft and spillage Not applicable AS 4566; AS 4567; AS4568
Preparation of safety and operating plan for gas networks
Gas appliance hoses, hose components and hose assemblies Ageing; Bending properties; Flow rate - Components; Gas leakage; Ignitability; Pull-out resistance; Resistance to crushing; Resistance to flexing; Resistance to gas; Resistance to kinking; Resistance to oil; Resistance to ozone; Static pressure Not applicable AS 1180; AS/NZS 1869
Natural gas flexible hose and hose assemblies for pressures above 2.6 MPa
Jointing compounds for use in gas appliance applications Corrosion resistance; Resistance to drying; Resistance to gas; Resistance to vibration; Resistance to water Not applicable AS 4623
Liquid petroleum gas (LPG) vehicles and components Gas safety Not applicable AG 805-1998;
AS 1425
Natural gas vehicles (NGV) and components Gas safety Not applicable AG 805
Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Pipe material and related products; Prepared test specimens Peel strength; Tear resistance Not applicable

Peel De-cohesion tests by the methods of ISO 13954

De-cohesion tests to saddle fusion joints to ISO 13956-Type B 
Failure mode; Tensile properties Not applicable

ISO 13953

0.1 to 100 kN

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