Chimney Product Listing
In support of the safe installation of biomass and solid fuel appliances HETAS list a selection of anciliary products used in conjunction with the appliance.
Applications for Approval are accepted either from a Manufacturer or from an Agent/Sole Distributor of a product to the United Kingdom. The approval is based on verification of conformance to the applicable UK regulations by examination of submitted evidence of independent testing by a notified testing laboratory. Dependent upon the nature of the characteristics of certain products it may be necessary to prove critical characterisitcs by evidence of additional testing (e.g. the determination of effective free area for ventilators).
Where a manufacturer decides to pursue HETAS approval, he returns a completed application form 4. The manufacturer is also expected to provide (in English) at least the following information regarding the product;
Product Identification Details
Product Marking Details
Product Instructions, Sales Brochures & Technical Documents
General Constructional Details of Each Product
All Relevant Test Reports and Certificates for the Products
Any Other Information & Documents Reasonably Requested by HETAS
The HETAS director of approvals and certifications shall, on behalf of HETAS, decide whether the product is eligible for approval. This is done by taking into account all circumstances which includes at least based on documentation provided;
Whether the materials, design & construction meet the eligible requirements.
Whether instructions meet appropriate requirements; are in accordance with UK building regulations and are suitable for the UK market.
Whether the product marking meets the requirements appropriate to the product and all claimed technical data is in accordance with those supplied.
If you are interested in chimney approval then please click on ‘Request a Pack’ on the left hand side, stating company name, details and information on the product that you wish to have approved.