Brian Bailey, senior product evaluation officer Answers Common Questions on Enclosures for Twin Wall System Chimneys Twin wall metal chimney systems enclosures: fire-stopping & the use of ventilation openings in the enclosure wall There are instances where installers want to know if it’s ok to have ventilation openings in the walls of the enclosure as Read More…
The legislation for The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 has successfully passed through both The House of Parliament and The House of Lords in recent weeks. This was closely followed by the legislation receiving the Secretary of State’s signature, moving the regulation from draft status into law.
How British Standards and Approved Document Guidance Continue to Help Raise Industry Installation Practices for Competent Person Scheme Registrants
From 1st January 2022, all products placed on the UK market for sale (excluding Northern Ireland) will be required to meet all applicable provisions of the new UKCA marking regime. Any product placed on the market after this date will need to have its conformity assessment undertaken by a UK recognised notified institute listed on the UK notified laboratory database.
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…
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.
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.
Mike Harvey, HETAS Training and Technical Support Manager offers advice to ensure that your appliance maintains an adequate air supply in all possible conditions.
The following guidance will form a Technical Note which will be published by HETAS early in 2020. All of the HETAS Technical Notes and Bulletins can be accessed in the Technical Area of the website (login required). Commissioning Commissioning of solid fuel burning appliances is a critical final stage of any installation, servicing or maintenance Read More…
The HETAS Unsafe Situations Proceduce (HUSP) was introduced in November 2018 and has become quickly established as the industry recognised “Unsafe Situations Procedure” for Solid Fuel and Biomass.