Oil and solid fuel appliances

For more than 20 years we have been helping solid fuel manufacturers to address their responsibilities under the legislation affecting solid fuel appliances. We now it can be challenging for you as a manufacturer to find your way in the solid fuel regulatory landscape. That is where Kiwa kicks in: with our certification and testing services we guide you through the landscape and as a partner for progress help you to get your products approved for the specific geographical markets.

Construction Product Regulations

The construction product regulations (CPR) are created to make sure that construction products who find there way to the market are proper functioning and express the performance one should expect of it. As a solid fuel manufacturer your product needs to meet the harmonized technical specifications of the CPR if you want to enter the European market. 

Automatic boilers and the Machinery Directive

Another important standard you have to taken into account is the Machinery Directive. It focusses at the protection of workers and consumers who will use your machinery. In the Directive one can find all health and safety requirements your appliance needs to meet. This is especially important for manufacturers of automatic boilers.

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One-stop-shop

Besides the Machinery Directive and the CPR we offer other test solutions, as a one-stop-shop, for our customers. We can also test you appliance for:

  • DEFRA smoke exemption
  • RHI certification
  • MCS accreditation services
  • Electrical safety (EN 60335-1)
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility

Our services in the field Oil and Solid FUel Appliances

  • Kiwa Training | HETAS training courses for installers of solid fuel and biomass appliances
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  • UKCA marking guidance for gas appliances
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  • Kiwa Gastec | Expert testing for solid fuel appliances
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  • Kiwa Gastec | Complying with Regulations for Energy Related Products (ErP)
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  • Kiwa Gastec | Expert testing of oil, gas, solid fuel and biomass boilers
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  • Since almost 20 years we have been helping manufacturers to address their responsibilities under the legislation affecting solid fuel and fluid fired appliances. We operate unrivalled testing facilities in Italy and the United Kingdom for manufacturers of wood and mineral fuelled appliances as well as for liquid fuels.
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