Hearth Guidance

Further Hearth Guidance In the latest HETAS Technical Bulletin which we sent out last month Brian Bailey, Senior Product Evaluation Officer at HETAS expands on his recent hearth article providing clarification on brining a hearth up to specification. In a previous hearth article (HETAS Technical Bulletin #11, June 2018) a number of queries were raised Read More…

Fireplace Surrounds Update

Fireplace Surrounds Update Back in 2013 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published a safety bulletin drawing attention to a number of deaths caused by incorrect ­ fitting of stone ­fireplace surrounds. Tragically there are still occasional incidents, and the HETAS Technical team is revisiting an article published in Technical Bulletin #1 in 2013 to 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…

When should I get my chimney swept?

When should I get my chimney swept? Once again this year, HETAS was proud to support Chimney Fire Safety week which took place from 4th-10th September. Whilst there was a reduction in nationwide chimney fires, there were still over 5,000 avoidable chimney fires in England and Wales – April 2016 to March 2017. Our team Read More…

Are you ready for Energy Labelling?

Are you ready for Energy Labelling?  Energy Labelling The Energy Labelling Directive was introduced to make consumer choice on appliance selection easier, and to allow for more informed choices on solid fuel equipment purchases to be made in relation to the efficiency level of solid fuel systems and system packages on the market today. All Read More…