Environment and regulations

There are many requirements when it comes to legislation concerning firing in wood burning stoves. The regulations take the environment into account and both producers and consumers have a responsibility. Firing correctly will reduce particle emissions and this responsibility belongs to the owner of the wood burning stove. The producers are responsible for making sure that the new wood burning stoves live up to current standards and requirements.

You can read more about the regulations and requirements and find good advice on protecting the environment on this website. You’ll need to know the moisture content of your firewood and how to reduce particle emissions. You can learn more about that and a lot of other things here.

 

Standards and Certifications of Wood Burning Stoves

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If you want to make sure that the wood burning stove you're buying is good and eco-friendly, it's a good idea to look for certifications and labels. Many Danish and international companies use eco-labelling and product approvals.

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Calculate your carbon reduction

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You'll spare the environment of a lot of carbon dioxide if you have a wood burning stove. Read about how much you can reduce the carbon emissions if you have a wood burning stove - you'll be surprised.

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Using a stove in a smoke control area

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Are your neigbours complaining about smoke coming from your chimney? Or do you live in an area where you're not allowed to burn wood? There might be a solution for you. A DEFRA-exempt stove is a government-approved eco-friendly stove which allows you to burn wood in a smoke control area.

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