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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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Big changes to solid fuel legislation

The solid fuel industry is readying itself for some significant changes in legislation, alongside the introduction of new efficiency regulations. Bruce Allen, CEO at HETAS, explains why these changes will make it easier for installers to help better advise their customers when it comes to choosing and using solid fuels and appliances. Right fuel, right […]

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Watch 🎥: Burning dry wood vs burning wet wood

Woodsure has teamed up with Steve Ellis from Elcombe Fire and Wood to show the difference between using ‘wet’ wood and Ready to Burn logs in wood burning stoves.   Air quality and wood fuel has become a hot topic and stove owners are being asked to think about the impact of burning poor quality […]

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Homeowners encouraged to burn the right fuel in fight against pollution

The government’s plans to cut harmful pollution from domestic burning have been set out in a consultation. The plans highlight a bid to ensure only the cleanest fuels are available for sale with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey advising “Everyone has a role to play in improving the air we breathe”. Delivering a commitment in the […]

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Government's investigation into solid fuels for domestic heating has re-ignited the ‘Ready to Burn’ campaign

The government’s call for evidence on the use of solid fuels for domestic heating has re-ignited the ‘Ready to Burn’ campaign for burning kiln dried wood.  Homeowners are being urged to support the wood fuel quality assurance scheme designed to help homeowners look after their log burners while reducing their impact on air quality. The […]

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