Daniel Park Sentencing

Daniel Park Sentencing Another rogue installer has been brought to justice following an investigation by Trading Standards, supported by HETAS. Daniel Park was given a suspended jail sentence and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work. History Back in December we issued an update on a number of Trading Standards success stories, with Read More…

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…

How to use social media

How to use social media to promote your business Social Media tips from Which? Trusted Traders How can sites like Facebook, Twitter and and Instagram help your business? Which? Trusted Traders talked to some of their endorsed traders who have built up their social media presence to get their tips. All Which? Trusted Traders have Read More…

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…