Chimney Safety Group

Chimney Safety Group Formed Organisations responsible for the safety and maintenance of chimneys and flues have come together to form a Chimney Safety Group to promote and offer solutions to chimney related problems in the UK. HETAS (Heating Equipment Testing & Approvals Scheme) is joining forces with APICS (Association of Professional and Independent Chimney Sweeps), Read More…

When should I get my chimney swept?

When should I get my chimney swept? Every year HETAS supports Chimney Fire Safety Week which takes place in September. Annually across the UK we are seeing declines in instances of chimney fires, between April 2020 and March 2021 there were 3,105 chimney fires in England. Our team is often asked “When should I get Read More…

HETAS Committee & Standards Work

HETAS Committee & Standards Work In an ever-changing industry of legislation and regulatory requirements, HETAS remains at the forefront of solid fuel appliance and related technology standards development, to effectively promote and ensure continued improvement of the safe and efficient installation of solid fuel appliances, ancillary equipment and their maintenance. Achieving Objectives HETAS achieves these Read More…