About Hetas


HETAS is a not-for-profit organisation with a purpose to promote the safe and effective use of solid fuels, biomass and related technologies.

About HETAS: services available

  • INSTALLER REGISTRATION– Registered installers are trained and approved to UKAS standards and can self-certify that their work complies with the relevant building regulations. They have access to free Technical Handbooks, advice and updates, competitively priced insurance, equipment and Prompt Payer membership.
  • TRAINING– HETAS is the leading training provider for solid fuel, wood and biomass, offering comprehensive courses specifically designed for installers, chimney sweeps, retailers, specifiers, Local Authorities, Building Control officers and those involved in the wood fuel supply chain.
  • PRODUCT APPROVAL– HETAS operates a third party scheme for approval of solid fuel and biomass appliances. The HETAS Guide is published annually and provides installers and specifiers with a useful list of approved appliances, chimneys and associated equipment.
  • APPROVED RETAILERS– The HETAS approved retailer scheme provides kudos for stove shops and showrooms, and aims to increase safety whilst promoting the reputation of good quality retailers. Approved Retailers are listed on the HETAS website.
  • QUALITY ASSURED FUEL– The Woodsure scheme provides a recognised quality standard for wood and biomass fuel quality. With categories for logs, briquettes, chips and pellets, the scheme provides consumers with confidence in fuel quality and sustainability.

HETAS also promotes regular servicing and sweeping of appliances and chimneys.

HETAS has searches on it’s website for consumers to find their local services along with a range of consumer advice leaflets on a range of topics for you to make the most from your heating appliance. Visit www.hetas.co.uk to find out more.




About Woodsure

Woodsure is a not-for-profit organisation, striving to raise the quality of woodfuel in the industry. The Woodsure certification scheme and its logo shows woodfuel users the suppliers and products that they can trust. The Woodsure certification scheme covers firewood, briquettes, woodchip, pellets and hog fuel.

Customers purchasing from a Woodsure certified producer can be assured that the producer has been checked and tested, and have demonstrated they are able to produce and supply a quality product. The Woodsure logo enables consumers to easily identify whether fuel is of an appropriate standard for their boiler systems.

Find out more about Woodsure on their website at https://woodsure.co.uk.

Click here to search for Woodsure suppliers.

Woodsure also runs the Ready to Burn initiative, launched in 2017. Suppliers of firewood and briquettes with a maximum moisture content of 20% can join the Ready to Burn initiative and their products will display the Ready to Burn logo. Click here to find out more about Ready to Burn.