Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs
DEFRA are the UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. Depending on the location of your property we may need to install a DEFRA exempt appliance or burn DEFRA approved fuel.
Why choose a wood burning stove?
Wood burning stoves are a beautiful addition to the home. As well as generating warmth, they create a great atmosphere and add value to your home while making it much more desirable to prospective buyers. In recent years stoves have become a fabulous addition to many homes, adding value in financial terms as well as lifestyle. Picture you and yours, curled up in front of the fire with a feeling of warmth.
Are Wood Burning Stoves Cost Effective?
With the right fuel source, wood burning stoves can help reduce the cost of heating your home. Wood burning stoves can achieve 80% efficiency compared to 20% efficiency of an open fire. Burning wood from a renewable source rather than using fossil fuels like coal and oil can drastically reduce your carbon footprint.
What Wood Can I Burn In A Wood Burning Stove?
It is recommend that wood is dried for 2 years prior to burning, all wood supplied by incendium Fireplaces is guaranteed to have a lower than 20% moisture rating. Wood burning stoves can also help to achieve a better [SAP] (Standard Assessment Procedure) rating for your home.
What if I Don’t Have a Chimney?
If you would love to have a stove in your home but don’t a traditional brick chimney, do not worry. Incendium fireplaces can install factory made systems with no chimneys.