Which? Stove User Survey

Which? Stove User Survey Which? has been championing the cause for consumers since 1957, asking probing questions of businesses and manufacturers, and pursuing the answers that put you in the driving seat. A recent survey from Which? highlighted the importance of using professional services when it comes to purchasing and installing a wood burning stove. Read More…

Ready for Inspection

Ready for inspection When your HETAS inspector makes contact with you for your routine inspection, it is an opportunity to demonstrate your ongoing compliance with HETAS registration and compliance with Regulations. Here we highlight some tips to ensure a compliant inspection. Prior to joining HETAS, installers must successfully complete training and pass an onsite inspection Read More…

HETAS Guide 2019

HETAS Guide 2019 published HETAS is proud to announce the publication of the HETAS Guide 2019. You should already have received your copy of the new Guide. More than ever before consumers want the right advice before purchasing an appliance, the HETAS Guide can help. A vital tool for HETAS installers and retailers, the new Read More…

Be Alarmed

Be alarmed The positioning of a carbon monoxide alarms can be an important factor in ensuring compliance with Approved Document J and ensuring an alarm has the best opportunity to identify carbon monoxide. HETAS Technical Note 0022 has all the information you need. Questions from installers over the type, suitability and positioning of carbon monoxide Read More…

Fireplace surround Update

Surround Update In recent years HETAS has been made aware of a small number of fatalities caused by incorrectly fitted fireplace surrounds. In a recent court case, a “cowboy job” was said to be the cause of the death of two-year-old boy. Bram Radcliffe was in his living room when the 60kg fixture, described as Read More…

All in the numbers

All in the numbers The HETAS Technical team has been busy pulling together some of the important numbers that you use in your everyday work. From connecting flue pipe distances to hearth projections, this article has all the numbers you need. Frequently Asked Distances 20% RULE HETAS recommend that any diagonal distance between bends should Read More…