First and foremost, HETAS simply refers to Heating Equipment and Testing Approval Scheme. Several solid fuel and wood biomass appliances and systems’ installations are subject to the specified rules of Building Regulations while also being notifiable to the Local Authority in your area by the law. HETAS registered installers are able to self-certificate projects carried out by themselves which helps to prevent the need for the expensive and time consuming Building Notice application which would be made to the local Building Control Department.
Therefore, there are a number of benefits that you stand to derive by hiring a HETAS engineer to fit your solid fuel boilers. Now let’s have a look!
✓ HETAS is the only competent engineers scheme that specializes in solid fuel as well as wood biomass.
✓ All registered installers by HETAS are properly trained and assessed to be competent to carry out a great job.
✓ HETAS offers both technical and regulatory support to registrants.
✓ The HETAS scheme covers all the scope of work that an installer should be able to carry out such as dry appliances, solid mineral, wood biomass, appliances with boilers, wood, hot water and heating systems as well as re liningof chimneys.
✓ HETAS also publishes and makes available the list of approved appliances, fuels and equipment in order to help consumer, installers as well as the specifiers in selecting an installation that perfectly suits the consumers’ needs, while also complying the the provisions of the Building regulations and safety standards.
✓ HETAS also makes available the lists of installers, flue professionals, chimney sweeps as well as maintenance companies to help you to safely maintain your installation into the future.
✓ HETAS also helps consumers in resolving any problems of complaints in such a way to promote a fair and equitable result.