Chimney Sweep Approval with HETAS

Chimney Sweep Approval with HETAS HETAS recognises the important role of chimney sweeps in ensuring the safe and effective use of solid fuel appliances. HETAS is intending to open up an additional pathway for applicants to the HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep scheme. Approved Sweeps For many years HETAS has had an Approved Chimney Sweep scheme Read More…

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? 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…

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…

New HETAS Service and Maintenance Course for 2017

New¬†HETAS Service and Maintenance¬†Course for 2017 Solid fuel appliances are well known for their high quality, robust construction and durability. However, like any product in continuous use they do require attention by the user and routine servicing by an engineer. HETAS recommends that appliances are serviced at least once a year or according to the Read More…

HETAS Diary Dates 2017 | Events and Exhibitions

HETAS Diary Dates 2017 HETAS has already signed up to exhibit at a number of events throughout 2017 and we really hope to see you all along the way. First up for the HETAS team is Ecobuild in March. Ecobuild is the UK’s largest and number one event for specifiers across the built environment. This Read More…

HETAS Approved Chimney Sweeps Directory

Chimney Sweeps Directory At the end of October HETAS launched its new HETAS Approved Chimney Sweeps Directory and we have sent copies to our approved Sweeps and Retailers as well as Local Authorities, Fire & Rescue Services, Housing Associations and homeowners. Working with our three recognised chimney sweeping associations, The Association of Professional Independent Chimney Read More…