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Latest News

The latest news from the Stove Industry Alliance

A response to Mayor Sadiq Khan

The problem in London is burning wood on open fires. According to BEIS 70% of the wood burnt in London is burnt on open fires, even though this is not permitted under the Clean Air Act.

Making it easier to burn dry wood

The Woodsure Ready to Burn initiative was officially launched on 12th September, at the Westonbrit Arboretum.

New SIA Information Sheets

The SIA has just released a series of leaflets, covering Ecodesign and its implications for the industry, Ecodesign Ready stoves and the importance of burning dry wood.

The Future Has Arrived. The stoves of tomorrow are available today.
In January 2017, the Stove Industry Alliance, (SIA), will be initiating the Ecodesign Ready Scheme; heralding a new era for the environmental benefits of wood burning stoves.

SIA has positive meeting with Thérèse Coffey MP.
The SIA met with Thérèse Coffey, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DEFRA to discuss the impact of wood burning on air quality.

Educating users on how to burn wood reduces emissions

Stove installers and retailers have an important role to play in educating consumers in how to choose and burn wood.

DECC Domestic Wood Use Survey Underlines the need to burn wood in Modern Clean Burning Stoves
The latest DECC Domestic Wood Use Survey has shown that wood usage is three times higher than previously believed.

UK launches inquiry into Energy Policy

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has launched a new inquiry into the economics of the UK energy market.

Environmental Media shines positive light on wood burning stoves

Two of the leading environmental magazines have printed positive articles on how modern clean burning stoves are significantly reducing emissions from wood burning. The articles highlight the work of the SIA in introducing the new environmental standards ahead of time.

Ecodesign Stoves: Most Environmentally Way to Burn Wood
Independent research conducted by Kiwa Gastec on behalf of the SIA has shown that modern clean burning stoves, designed to meet the new Ecodesign requirements, will reduce particulate emissions by 90% compared to an open fire and by 80-84% compared to an old stove.