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…
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.
HETAS has listened to industry feedback to make it easier for applicants to register for its Approved Chimney Sweep Scheme through two possible routes.
Employers have duties concerning the provision and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at work and this guidance from HETAS explains what you need to do to meet the requirements.
On Friday Defra announced their response on their cleaner domestic burning of solid fuels and wood. The consultation took place between August and October 2018 and focused on England only.
In an ever challenging retail environment, how to stove shops remain relevant in a digital age? HETAS spoke to Graham Jackson of GJ Consultancy to find out more.
Stove Industry Supplies is the latest centre to gain approval to offer HETAS training. Based in Blackpool, father and son Nigel and Sam Hamer have forged a strong reputation in the industry with over 50 years’ experience between the two of them.
Bruce Allen, chief executive of HETAS and Woodsure said: “We welcome the government’s announcement of new legislation. It’s important we take action, in the context of the climate emergency globally, to reduce the environmental impact of burning at home and these new measures will help people make better fuel choices. “Trade professionals are ideally placed Read More…
The latest issue of the HETAS guide is now in print. Each year, the national not-for-profit organisation publishes a guide to approved appliances, equipment and products for use with biomass, wood and solid mineral fuels.
HETAS Insurance Services – January 2020 blog Every winter we wonder what the weather will be like, and with the current climate crisis, weather can be unpredictable. This year, while we can’t guarantee snow in the UK, we do know that it’s likely to be cold! Either way, the winter months can make driving more Read More…