Approval Definitions

HETAS Product Approval Definitions “The Appliance” Means the named fully assembled end product, manufactured for the purposes of heating dwellings, and for which HETAS approval is sought. “HETAS” HETAS Ltd, the certification body competent to issue a certificate of conformity and approve an appliance. HETAS operates the Heating Equipment Testing and Approval Scheme. “The HETAS Read More…

Chimney Product Listing

HETAS Listed Chimney Product Listed Chimney Products form an integral part of the HETAS Guide and an increasing number of UK and international manufacturers and distributors are contacting us to have their products assessed.  Any product going through the process allows the manufacturer to use the HETAS Listed Chimney Product logo in their promotion of Read More…

Renewable Heat Incentive

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the Government’s principal mechanism for driving forward the transition to deployment of renewable and low carbon heat over the coming decades. The RHI is a key contributor in achieving the UK’s share of the European Union’s (EU) renewable energy targets and the Carbon Plan, which provides the two key Read More…

Equipment

Technical Equipment A full range of technical equipment, products and services available through HETAS can be found in the new online shop. Click here to visit shop.hetas.co.uk Certificates of Compliance (Exclusive to Registered Installers) Regulation 16A of the Building Regulations 2000 was amended in 2004 and now places a duty on HETAS Registered Installers to Read More…

Carbon Monoxide | The Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an extremely poisonous gas that can be present in the fumes from the combustion of fuel’s which aren’t burnt under the correct conditions. Fuels such as gas, oil, solid mineral fuel and biomass all have the potential to emit CO. The gas cannot be seen, smelled or tasted making Read More…

Regulations

Building Regulations In England and Wales installation work relating to domestic solid fuel, wood and biomass and the associated systems for heating, controls and hot water  are subject to Building Regulations. The Approved Documents F, J, L, G, P are applicable and most work is notifiable to the relevant Local Authority. The information notified to Read More…

MCS Appliance Approval

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme is a government driven scheme to promote renewable technologies. It is an internationally recognised quality assurance scheme which demonstrates the quality and reliability of Approved Products by satisfying rigorous and tested standards. HETAS are authorised to carry out  MCS biomass product certification for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme by UKAS and are able to assess Read More…

HETAS Purpose

Purpose Working together for a cleaner and safer environment. Mission HETAS and Woodsure support cleaner and safer choices for the use of biomass and other solid fuels, appliances and associated technologies. About Us As a non-profit organisation, we pride ourselves on investing surplus funds into business areas that directly contribute to safely reducing particulate and Read More…