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…

CEDA and HETAS collaborate on new guidance

CEDA and HETAS collaborate on new guidance Solid fuel fired catering equipment has seen a huge increase in popularity in the last couple of years. HETAS has spent the last 18 months in close collaboration with ceda to produce some much-needed industry guidelines. These guidelines are in harmony with the latest version of DW172, the Read More…

Test your Carbon Monoxide alarms

Test your Carbon Monoxide alarms! Also known as ‘Test it Tuesday’ – Always test your carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detectors in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. We advise you to test your alarms at least once a month on a day you are likely to remember. Please refer to your manufacturer’s instructions for specific Read More…

Katie Sweep Video

Katie Sweep Video HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep Katie Sweep has been working with Honeywell and HV Skan to produce a number of promotional videos on the correct installation and placement of the Honeywell range of smoke alarms. Keeping your family safe by fitting a “Smoke Alarm” has been the message for almost 4 decades… Although Read More…

Which? Carbon Monoxide Alarm Testing

Which? CO Alarm Testing HETAS and The Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring (CoGDEM) are urging customers to purchase audible carbon monoxide (CO) alarms from well-known and recognised brands after a recent Which? report revealed a number of cheap and imported CO alarms to be unsafe and unreliable. Which? recently put a number of Read More…

CO Awareness Week 2016

CO Awareness Week November 21st to 27th is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. Join people, organisations and businesses of all sizes to help raise awareness of the danger of carbon monoxide. Organised by Lynn Griffiths and her charity, Carbon Monoxide Awareness, the campaign is now in its eleventh year. Lynn suggests there are a number of Read More…

Industry giants lead the way to prevent further deaths from CO

The UK’s four main gas industry networks have joined forces to deliver this year’s carbon monoxide conference Knowledge is Power. Every year in the UK, 40 preventable deaths occur due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Knowledge is Power, hosted by The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM), aims to reduce this number to zero. Following Read More…