Heat Shielding Requirements

Heat Shielding Requirements Back in the September Technical Bulletin, HETAS provided an update on the development status of the BS8303 standard for installation of domestic heating and cooking appliances burning wood and solid mineral fuels. HETAS was pleased to announce that on the 26th October 2018 the BS8303:2018 standard was officially published; this supersedes the Read More…

Clean Air Strategy 2019

Government Announces Clean Air Strategy 2019 Today the Government published the Clean Air Strategy 2019, a key document in tackling air pollution, making our air healthier to breath, protecting nature and boosting the economy. The strategy looks at a range of actions to reduce emissions/pollution, including: Transport The home Farming Industry Clean growth and innovation Read More…

Know what you notify

Know what you notify There are occasions where you might be asked to install something out of the ordinary. Whilst they might look unique, you need to make sure you are applying your knowledge of the Building Regulations.  When installing a solid fuel, wood or biomass appliance you must satisfy yourself that the installation and Read More…

Fire Rated Foam Products

Important Note – Fire Rated Foam Products HETAS has recently been made aware of a number of incidents relating to the use of self-expanding polyurethane fire rated foam, used in applications for the sealing of materials in proximity to solid fuel appliances and installation components. Some of these cases have involved callout and attendance from Read More…

The insurance your standard policy doesn’t cover

Contractors – the insurance your standard policy doesn’t cover You’ve renewed your Public Liability, signed off on the Professional Indemnity, and your Products Liability is all up to date. You’re covered for every eventuality…..or so you think. While your three standard types of contractor insurance will certainly work to protect you and your business against Read More…

Which Trusted Traders

Which Trusted Traders As you know, Which? Trusted Traders and HETAS are two not for profit organisations that have a longstanding relationship. The partnership was designed to raise the profile of reputable HETAS installers by further endorsing your accreditation with HETAS. Which? Trusted Traders fills an important gap in the market. A completely free-to-use service Read More…