A look ahead to Ecodesign – what changes are coming?

The industry is preparing for incoming Ecodesign legislation, which is already in place for solid fuel boiler appliances and will apply to all solid fuel room heaters from January 2022. In simple terms, the regulations set new minimum seasonal efficiency and maximum emission requirements for all solid fuel appliances. Only those appliances that have been Read More…

Installation of second hand appliances after the adoption of Ecodesign 2022

This article is a reproduction from HETAS Technical Bulletin #21. Click here to access the Bulletin in the Technical Area of the HETAS website (password required). On 1st January 2022, all solid fuel roomheater appliances placed on the market will need to adhere to stricter efficiency and emission performance conditions when burning both biomass and Read More…

Ecodesign Compliance

Climate change and the environmental impact of using solid fuel appliances has been hotly debated over the last couple of years. At the start of this new decade, thoughts become more focussed on Ecodesign Compliant Stoves. Here we take a look at what the legislation means and how it will affect us now and into the future.

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…