HETAS

HETAS showcases industry women for International Women’s Day

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #BreakTheBias. To celebrate, HETAS  showcases some of the women within an industry that is traditionally seen as male-dominated: As an employer, HETAS is proud to support women, and feel that the only way to make progress is to continue highlighting all voices in the industry. Both […]

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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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Can using a woodburner help reduce energy costs?

With the recent and ongoing rise in energy costs, people are considering alternative methods for heating their homes to reduce their reliance on gas and electric, and potentially save them money. In fact, online search experts MediaVision have released figures showing that searches for ‘woodburner’ have risen by 36%. HETAS’s own data mirrors this trend. […]

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HETAS welcomes the passing of the Environment Act into law

On 9 November, the Act was approved after being first introduced to Parliament in January 2020 to address environmental protection and the delivery of the Government’s 25-year environment plan following Brexit. Government says the Act will clean up the country’s air, restore natural habitats, increase biodiversity, reduce waste and make better use of our resources. […]

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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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