solid fuel

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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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: HETAS […]

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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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It's "crucial" that businesses entering the wood-burning stove industry comply with regulations – says HETAS

As the popularity of wood-burning stoves has increased, so too has the number of heating and plumbing professionals joining the industry to meet demand. For HETAS, the only specialist organisation approving biomass and solid fuel heating appliances, fuels and services, it is crucial that this influx of businesses comply with industry standards and regulations. HETAS’ […]

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