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Taking care of your flue liner

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Fuels All stoves are used to burn different fuels; make sure you’re only burning the fuels recommended by the stove manufacturer/HETAS. Wood-burning produces traces of tarry matter and soot up the inside of the chimney, this can all be reduced by burning well air-dried wood which has been drying for 12-24 months and ensuring an Read more…

Fuels All stoves are used to burn different fuels; make sure you’re only burning the fuels recommended by the stove manufacturer/HETAS. Wood-burning produces traces of tarry matter and soot up the inside of the chimney, this can all be reduced by burning well air-dried wood which has been drying for 12-24 months and ensuring an Read more…

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Wood versus pellet – why opt for a biomass stove?

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Phil Lowe, Head of Sales at Specflue, discusses how opting to install a pellet stove rather than a wood burner can provide the same cosy atmosphere, without a lot of the hassle and the mess: “Most customers turn to wood burners because they want to recreate the flame and snug atmosphere that memories of an open fire bring to mind. However, Read more…

Phil Lowe, Head of Sales at Specflue, discusses how opting to install a pellet stove rather than a wood burner can provide the same cosy atmosphere, without a lot of the hassle and the mess: “Most customers turn to wood burners because they want to recreate the flame and snug atmosphere that memories of an open fire bring to mind. However, Read more…

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Specflue aids specification of heat products

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As an addition to its range of air pellet stoves, Specflue is now offering the first design diffusers. Supplied as part of the MCZ Comfort Air® range, the diffusers are fitted with air distribution outlets, offering a true design piece. Ideal for integration into any air-vented system and with exclusive light and aromatherapy functions, this Read more…

As an addition to its range of air pellet stoves, Specflue is now offering the first design diffusers. Supplied as part of the MCZ Comfort Air® range, the diffusers are fitted with air distribution outlets, offering a true design piece. Ideal for integration into any air-vented system and with exclusive light and aromatherapy functions, this Read more…

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Top 10 tips to installing a wood burning stove

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As well as enjoying the benefits of two wood burning stoves in his own home, David Ebbs, Technical Sales Support at Specflue has eighteen years experience with the appliances. Here he offers some top tips on the important areas that should be considered when installing a wood burner. Plan it properly For most, the ambiance Read more…

As well as enjoying the benefits of two wood burning stoves in his own home, David Ebbs, Technical Sales Support at Specflue has eighteen years experience with the appliances. Here he offers some top tips on the important areas that should be considered when installing a wood burner. Plan it properly For most, the ambiance Read more…

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Renewable technology integration

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It is widely accepted that using biomass for domestic heating substantially lessens the effect on the environment than using traditional fossil fuels. But, why should installers consider selling-in a pellet stove or boiler and how can it be integrated into existing systems to increase efficiencies? Jed Smith, Head of Business Support Services at Specflue discusses Read more…

It is widely accepted that using biomass for domestic heating substantially lessens the effect on the environment than using traditional fossil fuels. But, why should installers consider selling-in a pellet stove or boiler and how can it be integrated into existing systems to increase efficiencies? Jed Smith, Head of Business Support Services at Specflue discusses Read more…

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Let pellet make your life easier

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With an average energy efficiency of 91%, compared to 80% for wood stoves, Specflue’s new range of Comfort Air pellet stoves are not only energy efficient, but cost effective. Providing an ideal environmentally-friendly alternative to wood burning appliances, the stoves can be controlled remotely and programmed to come on automatically as and when required, so Read more…

With an average energy efficiency of 91%, compared to 80% for wood stoves, Specflue’s new range of Comfort Air pellet stoves are not only energy efficient, but cost effective. Providing an ideal environmentally-friendly alternative to wood burning appliances, the stoves can be controlled remotely and programmed to come on automatically as and when required, so Read more…

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Answers to the most common domestic wood burning questions

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As the popularity of domestic wood burning continues to rise, the number of questions asked by home owners and installers is also on the up, says David Ebbs, Technical Sales Support at Specflue. Most people are aware that burning wood is a ‘green’ method of heating their home. The CO given off by burning a Read more…

As the popularity of domestic wood burning continues to rise, the number of questions asked by home owners and installers is also on the up, says David Ebbs, Technical Sales Support at Specflue. Most people are aware that burning wood is a ‘green’ method of heating their home. The CO given off by burning a Read more…

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Renewables, the RHI, MCS and its complexities

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Have you ever tried installing a renewable solution and registering this with the CPS scheme, the RHI via Ofgem? If the answer is “yes” then I am sure you will agree it is not the most straight forward process that you could ever experience. If this is all new to you then hopefully some light Read more…

Have you ever tried installing a renewable solution and registering this with the CPS scheme, the RHI via Ofgem? If the answer is “yes” then I am sure you will agree it is not the most straight forward process that you could ever experience. If this is all new to you then hopefully some light Read more…

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Importance of manufacturer’s training to get the most out of the products

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The biomass sector is embryonic in its development compared to our Eastern European partners. There are a number of lessons to be learnt from Europe and how we can maximise their experiences to ensure the UKs biomass markets are protected. Training installers to QCF standards through the various Awarding Organisations training centres is only one Read more…

The biomass sector is embryonic in its development compared to our Eastern European partners. There are a number of lessons to be learnt from Europe and how we can maximise their experiences to ensure the UKs biomass markets are protected. Training installers to QCF standards through the various Awarding Organisations training centres is only one Read more…