Home Safety Week 2020

Home Safety Week encourages people to assess the needs of their homes and ensure they have adequate alamrs for their needs. For those most vulnerable groups Fire and Rescue Services can assist with specific advice for the indivdual and, if required, fit smoke detection and some fire and rescue service may be able to install CO detection too. Alarms save lives and in the event of a fire or carbon monoxide (CO) incident they can provide precious time to escape.

Top tips from Upspark Digital

HETAS has teamed up with Upspark Digital to bring you tops tips on how to make the most from your online presence and grow your business. Chris is the founder of Upspark Digital, a website design and management company exclusively for businesses within the fireplace industry. They specialise in building professional websites that stand out and turn more website visitors into buyers.

Lawbite | there to support you

Through your registration with HETAS, there are a number of benefits that you can make use of, from a listing on the website search, our technical helpline, regular newsletters and bulletins, and third party benefits such as LawBite ande Prompt Payer. Lawbite Explained LawBite is the UK’s leading online legal tech platform, providing you access Read More…

HETAS welcomes new law on safer and cleaner fuels

HETAS, the non-profit organisation committed to ever better practice in the use of biomass and other solid fuels, has welcomed the government’s publication of draft regulations for the Air Quality Domestic Solid Fuels Standards in England. The draft legislation, which now passes to the Houses of Parliament for debate and amendment, will phase out the Read More…

Apprenticeship Funding

From August 2020 there will be funding available in England for employers taking on apprenticeships. HETAS is encouraging it’s registered businesses to consider apprentices as a route to growing its workforce. Apprentices are aged 16 or over and combine working with studying to gain skills and knowledge in a specific job. Businesses that offer apprenticeships Read More…

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2020

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2020 Chimney Fire Safety Week is back for 2020! The annual campaign takes place in September. What will you be doing to support the campaign this year with the Clean Air Strategy putting extra spotlight on our industry. HETAS met with the team from Fire Kills and once again we are pleased Read More…

The importance of chimney design

Every solid fuel heating appliance installed in the UK will be connected to a suitably sized chimney system, to allow for products of combustion created during the burning of solid and biomass fuels to escape from the appliance and be safely emitted to outside. For all combustion appliances, this process of combustion product dispersion is Read More…

COVID19 Training Update

We caught up with HETAS Training and Technical Support Manager Mike Harvey on the current situation with HETAS training as the lockdown eases in some regions and centres look at ways to provide training that works for you. Unprecedented times This time last year things were normal; everyone would be getting back into the swing Read More…