Installation of Open-Flued Solid Fuel Heating Appliances in Bedrooms

This article was first published in HETAS Technical Bulletin #25. A common enquiry received on the HETAS technical helpline of late surrounds the options for the installation of a solid fuel heating appliance into a bedroom or rooms utilised for sleeping accommodation. Guidance within current standards and regulation requirements are not ultimately clear in terms Read More…

UKAS Audit success for HETAS

A common misconception of HETAS, by both consumers and our registrants is that we are a governing body, this is not the case. Amongst a number of services provided by HETAS, in England and Wales we operate the Competent Persons Scheme (CPS) and a Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for installers and appliances. HETAS operates it’s Read More…

Help to Grow

Learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits with Help to Grow. There are now two government backed programmes; Help to Grow: Digital and Help to Grow: Management Course. Help to Grow: Digital, is a UK-wide government-backed scheme which provides businesses with free, impartial advice, guidance and tools to help you explore digital technology Read More…

Boiler Upgrade Scheme

Through the Heat and Buildings Strategy, the government in October 2021 published plans to incentivise people to install low-carbon heating systems in a simple, fair and cheap way as they come to replace their old boilers over the coming decade. This will significantly reduce the UK’s dependency on fossil fuels and exposure to global price Read More…