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Wood-burning Stoves

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 90818, tabled on 10 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to page 59 of the Clean Air Strategy published in January 2019, what progress he has made on working with industry sectors and test houses to review different methods for testing stove emissions to determine what test methods are most reliable for wood burning stoves in the context of the EU Ecodesign regulations 2022.

Answered on

20 December 2021

Defra is continuing to work with relevant industry bodies to consider the effectiveness of the Ecodesign Regulations and has recently commissioned a study to measure emissions of pollutants from solid fuel appliances using a range of test methodologies.