So we’re nearing exchange on our house and our buyers solicitor has asked for a copy of our hetas certificate for our woodburning stove. Hi, I am in the (long) process of purchasing a 4 bed detached property. We have now been told that the wood burner does not have any. Just realized that in the heat of battle renovation, I forgot completely to get a HETAS certificate for our open fireplace, which Im guessing BC will.
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CommentAuthor scrimper CommentTime Oct 21st They were always fair and helpful. That goes against all the rules.
HETAS & Safety
Problems with Building Control? The process sounds a little long winded but in practice it is likely to be fine.
Blazing Burners will supply and correctly fit according to specific guidance a CO alarm in accordance certiifcate British Standards. The majority of Building Control departments are competent and helpful and I have spoken to many self-installers who have said that the process was straightforward and their local Building Control very helpful. Other regulations may be applicable e.
What is HETAS Certification & Why It’s Important For Installers & Customers
And thanks for the tip off re: Just realized that in the heat of battle renovation, I forgot completely to get a HETAS certificate for our open fireplace, which I’m guessing BC will want to see when they conduct dertificate final check. And other terminology explained… Wood burning or multifuel stove?
Welcome to new Forum Visitors Join the forum now and benefit from discussions with thousands of other green building fans and discounts on Green Building Press publications: Still a little unclear on how all this may effect any future sale of the property. Most local Building Controls are much more financially realistic and friendly and helpful. Boiler Stoves Boiler stoves: Before you start Self installing: Leave A Reply Cancel Reply. It provides information essential to the correct application and use of the facilities we have installed and is a requirement by law that it should be permanently posted in the building — we typically it in your consumer unit.
I believe they do this just to price the job out of the market they make the price so high that nobody will bother them. It is though unfair in my opinion — there is no reason why Building Control should make you do this as it not difficult and they have had their fee.
Most installations of solid fuel and wood biomass appliances and systems are subject to the requirements of Building Regulations and are notifiable to the Local Authority in your area by law. Allchimneys is fully qualified a member of this scheme. The conditions of these warranties stipulate that the stove and liner have to be installed following guidelines that we would adhere to.
Building Regulations for wood burning stoves. SIMPLIFIED. | The Stove Fitter’s Manual
Certificates should be posted on the outside of the building where the heating unit was installed, and the installer may give the consumer a name plate to post containing pertinent information.
Cheap chimney flue liner? Others happily self-install using Building Control part of your local council.
The information is required to validate household insurance and will be required by solicitors in any home selling process. Your log burner and chimney system come with warranties and should be serviced yearly to maintain these warranties and prevent the efficiency of your stove and system being compromised.
If anyone has any experience of this sort of thing, I’d be really grateful to hear from them! It means that your Allchimneys, wood burning stove installation is not only safe and high quality, but also as simple and hassle free as possible!
This is a simple and effective process costing a few pounds whereas the local authority Building Notice can cost hundreds of pounds in some cases. Fireplace opening side air gaps What to look for when buying a stove. But all sorted with building control I think, which is a relief.
HETAS Certification & Why It’s Important | Direct Fireplaces
CommentAuthor scrimper CommentTime Oct 22nd Note that regulations for Scotland and Northern Ireland differ slightly and precise details should be checked for compliance. Industrial rope access I.
How much liner in metres should I order?