biomass

HETAS extends network of training centres across England, Scotland and Wales

HETAS has announced the expansion of its network of registered training centres throughout England, Scotland and Wales. As the energy landscape rapidly evolves and consumers increasingly seek out sustainable and environmentally friendly heating solutions, many heating engineers and installers are recognising the importance of extending their offerings to meet these evolving demands. Keen to equip […]

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HETAS urges biomass boiler users to follow top safety tips following commercial fire

Following a recent incident involving a biomass boiler fire at a commercial premises in Gloucestershire, HETAS, the leading biomass and solid fuel heating organisation, wishes to emphasis to consumers the importance of safety when operating these systems. Biomass boilers are an increasingly popular choice for homeowners and businesses, providing an efficient and sustainable heating solution. […]

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What does Defra’s ‘Emissions for air pollutants in the UK’ publication mean for the industry?

The new ‘Emissions for air pollutants in the UK’ publication released from Defra has highlighted an increase in burning wood for fuel by 124 per cent between 2011 and 2021, and a decrease in use of coal for domestic heating. The report also highlights emissions of particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) originate from a wide range of […]

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HETAS launches “Cleaner Choice” initiative for UK biomass and solid fuel products

In line with on-going government strategies to promote cleaner air and to better support consumer choice decisions in the purchase of environmentally responsible products, HETAS has launched the independent “Cleaner Choice” initiative for UK biomass and solid fuel products. These developments aim to reform the currently recognised HETAS Product Approval Scheme, to align with changing […]

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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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