air quality

Resideo introduces two new Air Quality Products

The UK Government has recently responded to a consultation on proposals to extend the current Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015. As part of the changes, it is proposed that carbon monoxide alarms will be mandatory upon installation of any heating appliance (excluding gas cookers) in all tenures through building regulations. Resideo has […]

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Myth busting – Domestic woodburning and its impact on air quality

Concerns about domestic woodburning in the UK and its impact on air quality have recently been brought to the fore again by groups such as Mums For Lungs. Not-for-profit solid fuel safety and standards organisation, HETAS looks at cleaner and safer choices for the use of biomass and other solid fuels, appliances and associated technologies: […]

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New Air Quality Regulations May 2021 – What installers need to know

HETAS is running the Ready to Burn certification scheme for Manufactured Solid Fuels (MSF) as appointed by Defra to meet regulations that came into force in England from 1 May 2021. The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 aim to restrict the supply and sale of bituminous house coal and provide minimum […]

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Government urged to act on air quality

Titon is backing the Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality (VIAQ) Task Group’s call for concerted Government-led action on ensuring good performance of mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) systems. The Task Group’s report, which was authored by the National Home Building Council (NHBC), highlighted concerns over indoor air quality in new homes, and demonstrated a […]

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