Regulatory Bodies

REGULATORY BODIES

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National Association of Chimney Engineers: The National Association of Chimney Engineers (NACE)   provides a register of competent chimney engineers. They also have some useful information on lining old chimneys...read more

 

 

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Hetas: Official body recognised by Government to approve biomass and solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services...read more

 

 

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Gas Safe: Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers who are qualified to work safely and legally on gas appliances...read more

 

 

 

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OFTEC: The Oil Firing Technical Association represents the oil heating and cooking industry, in the UK and the Republic of Ireland...read more

 

 

 

CHIMNEY SWEEPS ORGANISATIONS

 

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Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps:

The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps was established with the goal to improve standards within the industry by introducing professional training and assessment for sweeps...read more

 

 

 

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National Association of Chimney Sweeps: 

A professional Trade Association, promoting high standards for the sweeping, inspection and maintenance of chimneys...read more

 

 

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The Association of Professional Independent Chimney Sweeps (APICS):

Formed to keep members independent and improve the knowledge and safety of chimney sweeps across the U.K., thereby giving customers a better service...read more

 

 

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Chimney Sweep Academy

From a first class association to chimney sweep training, providing annual membership and also supplying power chimney sweeping equipment, it’s all here... read more

 

 

FUEL ASSOCIATIONS

 

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LOGPILE   (National Energy Foundation)


A charity which aims to give people, organisations and government the knowledge, support and inspiration they need to understand and improve the use of energy in buildings including the promotion of wood fired heating...read more

 

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PEAT - An Bord na Móna:

Originally set up in 1936 to develop Ireland’s peat lands, the company has branched out into horticultural products, renewable energies and eco-fuels and environmental products, offering renewable energy expertise...read more

 

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RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION


A not-for-profit trade association,representing British renewable energy producers and promoting the use of renewable energy in the U.K...read more

 

Organisations-homepage-forestry commision logoUK FORESTRY COMMISSION:


Outlines the role the Forestry Commission has to play in the promotion of using wood as a fuel. Full of useful tips for the log or biomass burner. Links to available grants...read more

 

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The Coal Merchants' Federation (Great Britain) Ltd:

Represents the retail and wholesale coal trade associations. The Coal Merchants Federation is a member body of the Solid Fuel Association and  the Approved Coal Merchants Scheme of which all retail members must be a member of ...read more

 

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The Solid Fuel Association:

Represents the solid fuel industry in the UK. key aims  include to promote greater awareness of the benefits of solid fuel heating among the general public and to encourage both safety in use and installation practices for the domestic solid fuel and wood burning sector. Protects the consumer through the Approved Coal Merchant and Approved Wood Fuel Merchant Schemes...read more

 

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Approved Coal Merchants Scheme:

All coal merchants who belong to the Approved Coal Merchants Scheme support and follow the Coal Trade Code...read more

 

 

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Approved Wood fuel Merchant Scheme:

the wood fuel is correctly described and that the merchant will be able to provide basic advice on the safe and efficient use of a wood burning appliance. The merchant is also obliged to offer levels of customer service in accordance with the standards set by the Solid Fuel Association...read more

 

 

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Woodsure:

is an accreditation scheme for biomass wood fuel products including woodchip, pellets, briquettes, hog fuels (shred) and logs. The scheme offers accreditation to suppliers and producers of wood fuel who can demonstrate they supply high quality wood fuels in an environmentally  sustainable way...read more

 

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The Solid Fuel Technology Institute (soliftec.com) is a central repository for scientific, technical and legal information about domestic solid fuel heating... read more