Last week was the European stove industry's big 5-day stove-fest in Frankfurt (ISH) and naturally the Stove Yard was there. As you'd expect it was an extremely busy affair and there were a number of major British and Irish players represented – but only as visitors. That is, apart from our chums at Pennine Systems from Oldham who produce Premier flue, the best vitreous enamel flue pipe made in the UK, and judging by what we saw, probably Europe. In addition there were lots of exciting new stoves and fireside accessories on show, some of the very best of which will be heading to a Stove Yard showroom near you very soon. Sorry that there's no pictures of the show as photography was banned. However, here's a photo of the Stove Yard's intrepid team during an all-too brief break.
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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