The importance of chimney sweeping

The importance of chimney sweeping In recent newsletters we discussed Defra’s Clean Air Strategy and what it means for our industry. This month we look at the importance of chimney sweeping and appliance maintenance in the strategy. The Defra Clean Air Strategy which was launched back in May and runs through until the 14th August. Read More…

Defra’s Clean Air Strategy

Defra’s Clean Air Strategy On the 22nd May the Environment Secretary Michael Gove published a Clean Air Strategy which aims to cut air pollution and save lives, backed up through new primary legislation. Here we demystify the strategy and look beyond the misleading headlines. The new strategy, which is now out for consultation, is a Read More…

Condensing Biomass Boilers qualify for domestic RHI

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has announced that condensing biomass boilers will be eligible for the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) which is due to launch in spring 2014. The final domestic RHI policy was published in July 2013 and biomass boilers were initially excluded from the policy. This decision was subject Read More…

Review of the Clean Air Act

Call for Evidence – have your say! Review of the Clean Air Act: As part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge, The Clean Air Act (CAA) 1993 is being reviewed through a Call for Evidence. There are three main objectives of the review: Reducing burdens on business and local authorities; Making environmental rules and regulations Read More…