About Hetas


HETAS Objectives

Promote and monitor continuous improvement in the safe installation and use of solid fuel appliances, systems, chimneys & flues, and in their maintenance.

Encourage continual improvement of products and promote high standards of quality, design, safety and efficiency.

Lead the industry in updating & maintaining uniform standards of education & training at all levels to ensure safe and efficient installation and utilisation of solid fuels, systems & appliances.

Working with stakeholders to promote to the wider industry and its customers the means & benefits of achieving the safe and efficient use of solid fuels, the raising of standards & encouraging the provision of advice and guidance to solid fuel users.

Influence legislation, regulations & policies at national & international levels, that affect the use of solid fuel and solid fuel appliances, systems and related products and services.

Ensuring that HETAS is seen as offering an understandable and secure route through safety standards and relevant regulation in support of our organisational purpose.

What does Hetas do for the consumer

HETAS is the only government approved competent persons scheme specialising in solid fuel, wood & biomass

All HETAS Registered Installers are trained and regularly assessed as competent

The HETAS competent person registration scheme covers a range of installations that an installer may carry out: dry appliances, appliances with boilers, solid mineral, wood & biomass appliances, hot water and heating systems along with re-lining chimneys

Buy with confidence from an Approved Retailer who can offer advice and consumer leaflets of a wide range of topics

HETAS is the official body for testing and approval of appliances and publishes lists of approved appliances, fuels and equipment to help consumers, installers, retailers, designers & specifiers in choosing an installation & system to suit your needs whilst complying with the relevant building regulations and safety standards

Search for lists of local installers, chimney sweeps, retailers, products and fuels to enable safe and efficient use of your system into the future

Check your fuel is quality assured by HETAS, this shows that the fuel sold will be of a consistent standard that matches a full description which is declared at point of sale

 The Stove Room - Chivers Restoration have the following areas of competency with HETAS:

    •    Service and Maintenance
    •    Install twin walled flexible flue liners
    •    Install Factory Made Metal Chimney
    •    Install Dry Appliance

If you are looking for peace of mind with your log burning stove installation then The Stove Room - Chivers Restoration can provide a service that will not only be HETAS approved but also finished to a high standard.