Wood Burning Stoves in New Build Houses

by Geoff Royle March 25, 2022 0 min read

Wood Burning Stoves in New Build Houses

Check out our 18-page guide: Stoves and New Builds.

It really pays to think about this as soon as possible, even if you're not quite ready to fit one right away. When a wood burning stove is planned in from the very start, in many cases, it could help you to reduce its installation costs. It will also simplify dealings with Building Control and it will improve your SAP calculation. Better still, If the stove is for a new-build you can even claim the 20% VAT back. Read more...

'Ban wood burning stoves? I think not.

by Geoff Royle October 25, 2021 0 min read

Time to take a reality check about stoves and air quality. We recently came across this well-considered article 'Ban wood burning stoves? I think not' by Michael Bye at Ceramic Glass. In it he perfectly and reasonably challenges some of the hysterical press and TV coverage about stoves... read more

Living flame meets 21st century technology

by Peter Gough August 17, 2021 0 min read

At The Stove Yard we've been saying it for years (since we first opened our doors in fact): wood burning stoves deliver renewable, low carbon, affordable heat. Many of today’s wood burning stove owners are happy to tell you that they have been doing their bit for the environment long before carbon reduction and air quality targets made daily headlines. In the last five years it's estimated that nearly 750,000 homes have installed a new stove – many of them replacing open fires and older stoves, ensuring that stoves also make a genuine contribution to economic growth. It's vital therefore that we do not overlook this well-established and much loved method of heating our homes as the country rises to the challenge of the new carbon reduction targets that are soon to become law...read more


The Northern Ireland Assembly's Climate Bill and the stove industry's response

by Richard Poulter July 30, 2021 0 min read

The Northern Ireland Assembly's Climate Bill
and the stove industry's response

In February 2020 the Northern Ireland Assembly declared a climate emergency. The Climate Bill aims to ensure that Northern Ireland meets legally binding net-zero carbon emissions targets by 2045. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK without such targets. In March of this year the Republic of Ireland approved a similar bill with a net-zero target by 2050. All of this is to limit the consequences of climate change.

Don't let Hi-Flame's new R-Series Ecodesign and Defra Approved stoves pass you by...

by Geoff Royle May 28, 2021 0 min read

What with Lockdown and everything, Hi-Flame's outstanding new R-Series collection managed to hit The Stove Yard's two stores just as we were locking up for Lockdown. However, once they're on your radar, we're confident that one of these wonderful wood burning stoves could be just perfect for you and your home.

Grills Just Wanna Have Fun

by Peter Gough May 21, 2021 0 min read

Road-testing Traeger Grills at The Stove Yard this Saturday

It's one of the nice things about working at The Stove Yard – when the weather starts getting better we get to thinking about cooking outdoors and to start planning our famous demonstrations on the barbecues and grills we sell. We're all big fans of cooking outdoors so our regular Saturday morning demos are no real hardship for us and of course, along with our customers, we also get to tuck into whatever we've rustled up...



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