Woodsure, the quality assurance certification scheme for woodfuel, will take over the running of the government’s Biomass Suppliers List.
An update from HETAS on the new UKCA marking regime
Help shape the future of appliance test standards.
A reminder that from 1st January 2022, any solid fuel local space heater placed on the market will be required to meet the seasonal efficiency and emission performance standards set by “the Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019”.
HETAS has signed up to exhibit at the Sweep & Heating Expo 2021 which is taking place in Reading on Saturday 24th July. The event is being organised by Rotary Power Sweeping
Understanding the impact of domestic combustion on air quality has always been a challenge. Defra’s Clean Air Strategy identifies that domestic combustion accounts for 38% of fine particulate matter. The figure of 38% was based on a BEIS survey from 2015, the results of which can be viewed here. This survey forms the basis of figures generated in the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI). The NAEI primarily uses The Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES)
As the number of businesses who choose to notify online increases the HETAS registration team wanted to remind you of some of the key features to make use of when notifying online. View your notification history Easily search for the right address from a drop down menu Notify in just a few minutes Purchase additional Read More…
PROMAFOUR® boards are cement bonded calcium silicate insulation boards which form part of the PROMAFOUR® fireplace insulation system for the re-lining of an existing masonry recess or protection of combustible materials forming timber walls in close proximity to solid fuel appliances. The PROMAFOUR® System is a safe reliable, robust system developed to resist continuous high temperatures Read More…
Biomass is under the spotlight, and having played a prominent role in our efforts to decarbonise the economy, the government is now undertaking a call for evidence to strengthen the evidence base around biomass and will contribute to a review of the potential for biomass to support the UK’s net zero target.
After 10 years of service, Paul Cichy, Regional HETAS inspector who has covered much of the North of England and North Wales is hanging up his draught gauge and retiring. Commenting on Paul’s retirement, HETAS Inspections Manager Alan Young said: Throughout his service completing on-site inspections of solid fuel installations, Paul has been a passionate Read More…