An update from HETAS

HETAS Coronavirus Update and Signposting Update: 11th May 2020 For England, the government has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible.These 8 guides cover a range of different types of work. The guidance documents set out guidance on how to work safely. It gives practical considerations of how this can be Read More…

BSRIA report

Back in February Defra published their response on their cleaner domestic burning of solid fuels and wood consultation. In conjunction with the announcement was a BSRIA report commissioned by HETAS (on behalf of Defra). The report identifies the useful heat output of a series of solid fuels selected from typical fuels available to the public.

HETAS annual audit with UKAS

As a Competent Persons Scheme operator on behalf of Government, HETAS is required to maintain its accreditation as a certification body to the European standard BS EN ISO 17065, and to the authorisation requirements for the notification of building services under the UK Building Regulations. This requires us to operate independently but to very tight Read More…

Woodsure Ready to Burn

Ready to Burn – what is it and where can I find? Air quality continues to be of significant importance to the solid fuel and biomass industry. HETAS and its sister company Woodsure have been working closely with Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) over recent months, in support of the government’s Clean Read More…

Ecodesign Compliance

Climate change and the environmental impact of using solid fuel appliances has been hotly debated over the last couple of years. At the start of this new decade, thoughts become more focussed on Ecodesign Compliant Stoves. Here we take a look at what the legislation means and how it will affect us now and into the future.