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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...