Brexit Impact

A hot topic of discussion in the recent press relates to current Brexit negotiations, and how any result may impact UK appliance manufacturers confirming compliance with current or new legal requirements should the UK leave the European Union (EU) without a deal on October 31st. It is important for HETAS approved manufacturers to be aware of their impending responsibilities should any significant changes take place and a “No Deal” situation reached

Industry Representation

As a not for profit organisation HETAS’ purpose is to work for consumer safety and the wider public interest in safe, efficient and environmentally responsible use of biomass and other solid fuels. Within this purpose we aim to provide robust evidence to influence national and European standards for appliances, ancillary equipment, fuels and installation, providing Read More…

Mental Health Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 Monday 13 May marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019. The week is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation each year, and the theme for 2019 is body image. Focusing on how we think and feel about our bodies. Mental health affects how individuals think, feel and act. Read More…

The Importance of Quality Fuel

The Importance of Quality Fuel Case Studies Will Richardson of Rural Development Initiatives talks to HETAS about the importance of quality fuel and the initiatives in place for woodfuel suppliers, from Woodsure and Ready to Burn to Grown in Britain. We are all familiar with the importance of producing and using the highest quality woodfuels Read More…

A Busy Heating Season

A Busy Heating Season As we head towards the end of the heating season, we are pleased to see HETAS installers remaining busy with installation work, with searches on the HETAS website also remaining high. Installations Despite a challenging year with lots of uncertainty in the UK, it is pleasing to see HETAS installers remaining Read More…

Tackling Rogues/Whistleblowing/ Logo Misuse

As an organisation our purpose is to promote the safe and effective use of solid fuels, biomass and related technologies. HETAS is keen to work with industry to tackle rogues and promote reputable businesses. Tackling Rogues Nobody wants bad installers working in our industry and HETAS is keen to work with all in the trade Read More…

Energy Efficiency & Renewables Awards winners announced

Over 300 of the industry’s leading figures assembled at The Kensington Roof Gardens on Friday 26 September to celebrate the winners of this year’s Energy Efficiency & Renewables Awards. Hosted by A&D Publishing, publishers of Renewable Energy Installer, the 13 winning projects, installers and products were announced by comedian Marcus Brigstocke. REI editor Paul Stephen Read More…