HETAS Guide is coming

HETAS Guide 2017 is coming The 2017 edition of the HETAS Guide will be launched at Ecobuild at the start of March. Ecobuild is the UK’s largest and number one event for specifiers across the built environment and takes place at ExCeL, London from 7th March. Speaking about the new Guide, Bruce Allen says “We Read More…

Enhanced Appliance Search

HETAS Enhanced Appliance Search In the January e-news HETAS introduced the Ecodesign Ready Scheme, a Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) scheme that is being overseen by HETAS, who will independently verify that the stoves meet the fundamental requirements of Ecodesign. Ecodesign Ready appliances can now be found on the HETAS search. Ecodesign is the European-wide programme to Read More…

RHI Update | January 2017

Renewable Heat Incentive | RHI Update January 2017 RHI Update: In March 2016, the Government published a consultation on changes to the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its response on the 14th December. BEIS has announced a tariff increase for three of the eligible Read More…

REA RHI Roadshow

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) will be running a series of seminars to explain how the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive can help you, whether you are a company planning to supply or install the eligible technologies, a building service engineer, a social landlord, a heating consultant or anyone wandering exactly how the scheme works. How 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…

MCS – have your say

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is consulting on updates to many of the MCS standards and documents. Outlined below are some of the  documents being consulted on. There is a response form for each document that must be used if you want to provide any comments. These comments must be submitted to MCSconsultations@gemserv.com with the name Read More…

MCS Legacy Applications

Installers and consumers are being reminded to register renewable heating systems that have been installed on or after 15th July 2009 on the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) database immediately in order to avoid missing out on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payments. The scheme is for householders looking to replace their current heating system with a Read More…

RHI Announcement

HETAS welcomes domestic RHI tariff announcement HETAS has welcomed the latest announcements by the government on the long awaited Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Chief executive Bruce Allen said ‘we’re delighted to see that the tariffs for biomass, solar and heat pumps have been announced, which means that people can now get a clearer picture Read More…

Biomass Training gets mapped

HETAS training mapped against national standards HETAS has become the first organisation to successfully map biomass assessments against National Occupational Standards (NOS). This means that biomass installer training will be available through HETAS’s nationwide network of Approved Training Centres, some of which are approved with the Summit Skills. Commenting on the announcement, Bruce Allen, chief Read More…