This section has information on home heating and authorised wood burners, and guidance for councils on implementing the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality and good practice guides.
Technical guidance and guidelines
In this section
Provides a list of authorised wood burners that meet the performance requirements of the national wood burner standard. Pellet burners that have been tested and found to meet the standard for wood burners in the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality are included in the list. There is also information for the public and councils on wood burner installation requirements and best practice wood burner use.
Guidance for local government on implementing the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality and complying with the ambient PM10 standard.
Information on the Ambient Air Quality Guidelines.
A set of guides to help councils and unitary authorities manage air quality, produced by the Ministry for the Environment.