air quality

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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Poor Ventilation Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

Vent-Axia has welcomed new research that highlights the dangers of poor indoor air quality. The new research reveals that indoor air pollution is potentially responsible for the annual loss of over 200,000 healthy life years in the UK. A pan-European study, carried out by the National Institute for Health and Welfare, has highlighted the impact of indoor […]

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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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