solid fuel

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 […]

Read More

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: […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Webinar: Explaining appliance compliance with HETAS

New Air Quality Domestic Solid Fuel Standards and incoming Ecodesign Regulations are driving change for installers and their customers when it comes to choosing and using solid fuels and appliances. Join us at 1pm on Tuesday 17 November to find out more and ask your questions. There’s no cost to attend. Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/hetas/register HETAS […]

Read More