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Remember, remember this 5th November …

Remember, remember this 5th November than not all emissions come from modern stoves! You can download this press release in PDF format here and the accompanying image here. Image credit: Photo by Tamara Gore on Unsplash As this year’s Bonfire Night celebrations take...

Cost effective warmth this winter

Cost effective warmth this winter You can download this press release in PDF format here. The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) is seeking to reassure households that burning wood in an Ecodesign compliant wood burning stove is a highly efficient, cost effective, low...

SIA Responds to Mums for Lungs

SIA Responds to Mums for Lungs call for "wood burning stoves to be banned" You can download this response as a PDF here If you can see lots of wood smoke coming from someone's chimney, it is likely that they are using the wrong fuel on the wrong appliance or on an...

SIA Appoints New Chair

SIA Appoints New Chair The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA), the industry membership organisation for manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and stakeholders of the wood burning stove industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Hill as its new, indpendent...

Traditional heating meets 21st century technology

Traditional heating meets 21st century technology Long before carbon reduction and air quality targets made daily headlines, wood burning stoves have been delivering renewable, sustainable, and affordable heat for families across the UK. Indeed, many of today’s wood...

The original form of low carbon heating

The original form of low carbon heating If you’re thinking of investing in a wood burning stove, then you’ve made a wise choice. Modern wood burners offer a very low carbon, renewable and highly sustainable way to heat your home, with the added security of still being...

Wood burning stoves and their role in our low carbon future

Wood burning stoves and their role in our low carbon future NB: This article was originally written for H&V News and appears in its June 2021 issue which can be viewed here. With new carbon reduction targets set to become enshrined in law later this year, the...

Wood burning stoves: A guide for local authorities

Wood burning stoves: A guide for local authorities With the government's stated intent on delegating greater powers to the local authorities to introduce their own clean air regulations and requirements, the SIA has put together this helpful guide to advise local...

SIA Appoints New Technical Manager

SIA appoints new Technical Manager The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) is pleased to announce that it has appointed James Verlaque to fulfil the role of Technical Manager for the Alliance. To download this press release as a PDF please click here. James will oversee and...

Modern wood burning stoves provide low carbon and low emission heating

The Stove Industry Alliance response to the publication of Emission of air pollutants in the UK, 1970 to 2019 and to Defra research Burning in UK homes and gardens A number of key points from the above publications have been overlooked which has resulted in a number...

The real facts about wood burning stoves

A new video designed to help consumers understand the real facts about wood burning stoves has been launched by the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA). To download this press release as a PDF click here. Modern woodburning stoves and fireplaces provide low carbon and low...

New SIA Retail Group pledges to help improve air quality this winter

There can be few greater winter pleasures than curling up in front of a real fire. The positive mental health effects of a wood fire are well documented and have been shown to lower blood pressure1 and reduce stress. And now, in addition to a warming sense of...

Wood burning stoves: the low-carbon solution

In response to the article published in Air Quality News on 26th November 2019, Turning up the heat on indoor air quality, Erica Malkin, Secretary General of the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA), offers the following commentary in support of advanced SIA Ecodesign Ready...

It’s Official SIA Ecodesign Stoves Reduce Emissions

The publication of the Defra Clean Air Strategy confirms that Ecodesign Stoves will play a central role in the government’s plan to reduce emissions from domestic combustion and commends the SIA for releasing the stoves ahead of the 2022 target date. Click here for...

The Future of Wood Burning

Installing a SIA Ecodesign Ready stove can help you be more energy efficient, reduce your carbon foot print and reduce particulate (PM) emissions. Click here for PDF version of this press release Energy efficiency, carbon reduction and air quality are amongst the key...

You can be proud of a new Ecodesign Ready wood burning stove!

The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) welcomes Defra’s Draft Clean Air Strategy and in particular its commitment to SIA Ecodesign Ready stoves.  There has been plenty of recent publicity around wood burning stoves, but a new SIA Ecodesign Ready stove already fulfils the...

Mayor of London acknowledges that not all wood burning is the same

After being widely misquoted as calling for a ban on wood burning stoves, the Mayor of London is urging Londoners who burn wood in their homes to use the right kind of equipment and fuels to help reduce emissions. Click here for PDF version of this press release...

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 leaflets are designed to give stove retailers and installers the information they need to talk...