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PRESIDENT’S LETTER
NACS Officials .......................................... page 2
Welcome to the December 2013 edition of the NACS Chimney
Journal Magazine, where you will find some very interesting
articles and adverts throughout.
New NACS Members ............................... page 3
NACS Exhibition 2014 .............................. page 4
Hearth & Home Exhibition ........................ page 6
DINAK Appoint New UK Director .............. page 9
Prosecution of Unregistered Installer ....... page 10
Landy Vent ......................................... page 12/13
Stove Flue Connections ........................... page 15
The Times They Are A Changin’ ............... page 16
Firespares Supply New Regin Range ....... page 17
Stove To Chimney Pot Connection ........... page 18
Flue Pipe & Flue Liner Sizes ..................... page 19
Meet NACS Directors, Rod Murdoch ........ page 22
NACS Associate Members ....................... page 24
The front cover picture is taken in Gudhjem,
Denmark, a small fishing port in the Baltic. A
popular venue for tourists, attracted by its
steep, picturesque streets, stunning views and
a friendly atmosphere. Smoked herrings were
first prepared in the town's smokehouses.
FuranFlex is the perfect lining solution for a
chimney such as this, as it can retain the shape
of the chimney, thus providing maximum
airflow.
Building on the huge success of the previously named “Chimney
Works Trade Show”, the NACS has re-branded its extremely
popular annual show and is now called the NACS Exhibition. The
NACS Exhibition 2014 is currently being organised, and I am
pleased to announce that the majority of the stands have already
been booked, by both returning and new exhibitors. This is mainly
due to our exhibition proving to be very successful and well
received by all visitors that attend. Each year the exhibition grows,
with next years show in April being the largest to date. Details
for the NACS Annual Gala Dinner have also been released, and I
can confirm that next years’ Gala Dinner will include a Casino
theme. Bookings for the Gala Dinner & Casino Night are now
being taken, and with limited availability we advise you book
early to avoid disappointment. Further details on both the NACS
Exhibition and Gala Dinner can be found inside this magazine,
on the NACS Website, and also on the NACS official Facebook &
Twitter pages.
The NACS National Chimney Training Centre in Staffordshire has
proven very successful over the past 12 months, and we are
delighted with the progress the centre has made. 2014 will be
an extremely busy year at the training centre, with over 100 days
scheduled for training courses. Further training helps to broaden
your skills and enables you to offer other chimney related services
to your customers. If you are thinking of enhancing your business
and the services it provides then please visit the NACS website
to see the courses that are on offer.
I really hope you are all experiencing a successful season so far
this year, and continue to do so. On behalf of the NACS Board of
Directors, Regional Officers and the NACS Office, I would like to
wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.
I look forward to seeing you all at the NACS Exhibition in April
2014.
Best regards,
Martin P Glynn
NACS President & CEO
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E-mail: office@nacs.org.uk Website: www.nacs.org.uk
For full details of advertising in the Chimney Journal please contact the NACS
office. The points of view aired in this publication are not necessarily the views
of the Association.
ISSN 1351-9182
The Editor reserves the right to edit or modify submissions.
Editor
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Public Relations
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t: 01785 811732
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NEW NACS MEMBERS
NACS OffICIALS
Board of Directors
Regional Officers
Area Assessment Inspectors
Martin P. Glynn
NACS President & CEO
t: 01303 891691
e: president@nacs.org.uk
Chris Blackman (Surrey)
t: 020 8651 3999
Martin P. Glynn (Kent)
t: 01303 891691
John Bristow (Kent)
t: 01892 536117
Bob Leonard (North Yorkshire)
t: 01482 890952
Rob Ellis (Nottinghamshire)
t: 01636 702583
Steven Ross-Girard (Hampshire)
t: 02392 697400
Tom Hammon (Cornwall)
t: 01326 319190
David Donald (Lancashire)
t: 01995 603615
Ian Lancaster (Lancashire)
t: 01282 454350
Ron Clark (North Wales)
t: 01745 813704
Ray Langford (Middlesex)
t: 020 8868 0696
Alex Glynn (Essex)
t: 01279 424983
Gordon McKinlay (Glasgow)
t: 0141 336 7742
Ray Langford (Middlesex)
t: 020 8868 0696
Kenny Paterson (Aberdeenshire)
t: 01339 883272
Gordon McKinlay (Glasgow)
t: 0141 336 7742
John Underwood (Oxfordshire)
t: 01295 710690
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Rod Murdoch (Warwickshire)
t: 01926 887195
Bob Leonard
Chairman & Director
Training Committee
t: 01482 890952
Steven Howard
Vice Chairman &
Head of Training
t: 01772 812714
David Donald
Director of Safety & Director
Training Committee
t: 01995 603615
Ron Clark
Honorary Life Vice President
& Director
t: 01745 813704
Steven Ross-Girard
Regional Chairman & Director
t: 02392 697400
Vic Crompton
Technical Director
t: 01772 622469
Rod Murdoch
Director
t: 01926 887195
NACS Office
Sally Caine
Office Manager
e: office@nacs.org.uk
Emily Huthwaite
Training Co-ordinator
e: training@nacs.org.uk
Kerensa Guest
Office Assistant
e: info@nacs.org.uk
Kenny Paterson (Aberdeenshire)
t: 01339 883272
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Jim Lambeth
Technical Advisor
e: advice@nacs.org.uk
t: 07548 787921
Sandra Mitchell
Honorary Life President
t: 01823 278255
The National Association of Chimney Sweeps
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Mr Nicholas Bell
Mr David Boydens
Mr Robert Brookes
Mr Paul Bullivant
Mr Ernest Carr
Mr Richard Coates
Mr David Coles
Mr David Costerton
Mr Darren Dancey
Mr William Davidson
Mr Shaun Doughton
Mr Glen Doxey
Mr Richard Emms
Mr Tom Griffiths
Mr Paul Long
Mr Charles McIntosh
Mr Paul Morgan
Mr Barrie Mullarkey
Mr Stephen Paxford
Mr Gary Payne
Mr Andrew Peace
Mr Michael Pearce
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Mr Stephen Sykes
Mr Kevin Turner
Mr Richard Watkins
Mr Leslie Weeding
Mr Matthew Wheelden
Mr David Wight
Mr Nick Wilcox
Mr Iain Willis
Mr Hugh Wills
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Charles Chimney Sweep Services
Tom Griffiths Chimney Sweep
P D L Chimney Sweep
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c/o Sysons
All Seasons
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ACE Chimney Sweeps
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Lamont Chimney Sweeps
Sooty’s Chimney Services
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FREE ENTRANCE!
The UK’s largest exhibition for the Chimney Trade!
For more details please visit www.nacs.org.uk/event
Building on the huge success of the previously named “Chimney Works Trade Show”, the NACS has
re-branded its extremely popular annual show and is now called the “NACS Exhibition”.
In the past the exhibition has received visitors from all over the world; from Chimney Sweeps to stove
installers, experienced builders to those new to the industry, as well as the public.
We are delighted that so many companies have already booked to exhibit at the NACS Exhibition in 2014,
including returning exhibitors Rodtech UK, Docherty Group, Chimney Cowls Ltd, Ability International,
AMAC, C-Caps, Brewer Cowls, Sturdy Vac, Topstak, NFU Mutual, Schiedel Chimney Systems, and Robeys;
to name just a few! There are quite a few new exhibitors who will be experiencing first hand the rewards
that our returning exhibitors receive, hence why they return year on year.
Visitor numbers have noticeably increased each year, and with the 2014 exhibition being the largest to
date, you need to be sure not to miss out on this event.
If you're a company thinking about exhibiting at the NACS Exhibition, and you want to meet an audience
of motivated buyers who are looking for new products and services, then this show is for you. So don’t
delay, book your stand today!
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has seen an unprecedented
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Hearth & Home 2014.
At the time of going to press 46
exhibitors
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Exhibition
Director,
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organisers and visitors alike were
in agreement that the 2013
Hearth & Home Exhibition was
the best we have seen for many
years and we are looking to raise
the bar again next year. Stand
space has been selling incredibly
quickly and we are already way
ahead of our sales forecast based
on previous years.”
Visitor numbers were up 13.5%
this year on the 2012 show and
with the industry in particular,
and economy in general,
returning to good financial
health, this is a trend that the
organisers expect to see continue
in 2014.
Hearth & Home is the only
exhibition in the UK that features
appliances on live burn under
cover,
with
Harrogate
International Centre being one of
the few exhibition venues that
can offer this. Hearth & Home
has consistently delivered the
technical expertise during build
up to make this happen.
Among the exhibitors already
signed up for 2014 is Pevex
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Commenting on this year’s show,
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Director
Adrian
Hockley said: “This was Pevex’s
11th year at the H&H show and
without doubt our best ever with
multiple orders taken and plenty
of new enquiries. Each year we
come back with a bigger and
better stand and the only
disappointment was that we
were rushed off our feet that we
weren’t able devote enough time
to all our customers.”
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commented
on
the
also
networking opportunities and
chance to catch up with existing
customers that a stand in
Harrogate offers. He said: “The
Hearth & Home Show offers the
perfect opportunity for us to
meet and engage with customers
on a one-to-one basis, which is
invaluable to our business. We
really like to take a personal
approach and it is always
rewarding to see just how strong
the relationships are between our
staff and customers.”
A high percentage of confirmed
exhibitors for 2014 will be
familiar names to regular visitors
to the show such as Dimplex,
Evonic Fires, Kiwa GASTEC at
CRE, Legend Fires, Valor, Lows
and Poujoulat UK, but there are
new names such as The Chimney
Balloon Company and the
National Association of Chimney
Sweeps who are looking ahead
and have already confirmed their
stands.
New exhibitors have much to
gain from attending including
the opportunity of networking
with key figures within the
industry and the chance to
showcase new products to a
targeted audience of retailers,
installers and buyers. Craig
Mollet of LogFire Stoves & Flues,
a company that exhibited for the
first time in 2013 said: “Hearth &
Home proved the ideal platform
for the successful launch of our
latest product range.”
Family run Rodtech Limited also
exhibited for the first time this
year and noted: “We were very
green as to this large scale
exhibition and would personally
like to thank you for the hand
holding through the process of
becoming an exhibitor. It was
clear for all to see, in the
presentation and effort that was
put into this show from your
end, that the show was very
professional indeed. The show is
all encompassing and what we
gained it the way of contacts
from countries as far away as
New Zealand will be invaluable in
Chimney &
Flue Cleaner
our companies strategy and
growth plan.”
Brand new for visitors and
exhibitors to the 2014 show will
be the opportunity to take
advantage of a free ‘Smart Stand’
service enabling visitors to obtain
exhibitor contact details where
they are unable to talk directly to
a company representative. David
Spencer said: “We are all too
aware that stands can get
incredibly busy and visitors are
often short on time. The Smart
Stand service gives exhibitors the
ability to create and print QR
codes
containing
company
contact details or even specific
product details. The exhibitor
then prints and displays the QR
code on their stand for visitors to
take advantage of should they
need to. That way visitors get all
the information they require,
even if pushed for time, and
exhibitors can ensure that they
reach as big an audience as
possible.”
QR codes can be scanned by
most mobile phones and tablets
and require a free of charge app
to do so and David added:
“Exhibitors will be able to take
advantage of a number of
optional
reporting
services
available with the system to track
leads and, ultimately, boost
sales.”
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CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
UNREgISTERED INSTALLER Of WOOD
BURNERS IS PROSECUTED
WARNING
Please see below the press release from Dorset County
Council who successfully prosecuted a non-registered
installer, and who also claimed to be a NACS Registered
Chimney Sweep. The NACS had to provide a witness
statement confirming he was not a Member of our
Association. If you know of anyone falsely claiming to be
NACS Registered then please contact the NACS Office and we
will report them to the relevant Trading Standards
department.
Martin P. Glynn
NACS President & CEO
A man who falsely claimed to be registered to install and
work on wood burning stoves has been prosecuted by Dorset
County Council’s trading standards team.
On 4 November 2013 at Weymouth Magistrates Court,
Nicholas Dominic Joseph Jerrard, aged 40, of Castlemaine
Road, Weymouth, pleaded guilty to six offences under The
Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
He admitted misleading three consumers about his
registration and authorisation to sign off installations of
wood burning stoves. He was given a two-year conditional
discharge, ordered to pay costs to the county council of
£415.50 and a £15 victim surcharge.
In March and April 2012, the first victims were looking for
someone to supply and fit a wood burning stove. They
contacted the defendant, who was trading as Weymouth
Chimney Services, and during the conversation Mr Jerrard
informed the victim that he was “registered with the
appropriate bodies in order to ensure that the wood burning
stove was fitted correctly and signed off with the relevant
bodies”. He then went on to state “Notice plate and sign off”
in a quotation detailing the supply and fitting of a wood
burning stove. This was a further statement which misled the
victim that he was in a position to carry out the works, sign
them off and ensure the necessary notification would take
place. On this basis, the victims engaged the defendant to
supply and fit a stove and transferred £1,947.95 to Mr
Jerrard’s account. The defendant failed to supply the wood
burner or carry out any work at all.
At about the same time another consumer in Weymouth was
looking for a registered installer to sign off some work, and
employed Mr Jerrard. The defendant went to the property,
inspected the works and provided a plate for the installation
which he completed with the name “Jerrard” and the number
“01920”. The defendant also supplied a commissioning form
on which was handwritten the number “2920” next to the
statement “Registered member of (e.g. HETAS, NACE,
NACS)”.
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detailing the allegations and requesting that he contact the
service. He failed to reply.
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In March 2013 a further victim was misled by Mr Jerrard.
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and commissioning form as he had done before.
In mitigation, Mr Jerrard’s solicitor said that the defendant
did not know that he wasn’t registered. He had been registered with HETAS during his past employment and had not
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Richard Herringshaw, principal trading standards officer for
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looking for a registered installer and were clearly misled by
Mr Jerrard. Using a registered installer means that works are
safe and that it is notified to the local council’s building
control department. Operators of registered installers
schemes ensure that the installer is trained, often monitor a
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CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
LANDY VENT Uk LTD
The well known Warwickshire chimney lining
company, renowned across the UK and Europe for
its Eldfast Ceramic chimney lining system is making
impressive headlines again for a fantastic range of
products that they are importing from the USA.
Landy Vent UK Ltd started as UK distributor for
Swedish company Landy Vent AB in 1998 and has
grown from strength to strength in a few short
years. They gradually built up a UK network of
reliable and trained contractors, most of which are
also enjoying the financial benefits of the Eldfast
system. In 2008 they took the extraordinary step
of a “product buyout”, giving them all sales rights
to the UK and Europe. Since this turning point in
Landy Vent’s history they have rapidly moved into
the overseas markets, now with fully trained
contractors in the Czech Republic, Germany,
Hungary, The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland,
Belgium and are currently in discussions with
companies in Romania and Latvia.
CRE-AWAY BEfORE AND AfTER
Dave Ashmore of Landy Vent says “with our new
range of exciting products, we have something to
offer the specialist sweep that is serious about
taking his business to the next level”.
Cre-Away, a professional product for application
by the sweep, not the home owner, is applied from
within the house (no need to access the chimneys
top) by heating the flue to warm the white surface
of the creosote within and blow the Cre-Away
powder through the flue to stick to the creosote
surface. The householder then must burn fires for
one or two nights to begin the reactive process
with warmth catalysing the Cre-Away to break
down the deposits. The flue should be swept after
the two day heating process and the system of
heating and coating repeated. With only 2 or 3
applications the flues inner walls will be free of tar
and back to clean face masonry.
Chamber Coat is a heat proof coating that is
applied to the fireplace gather giving a brand new
face and finish, always previously an extremely
difficult area to deal with evenly and efficiently,
not now with the Eldfast Spray applicator.
Crown Coat is a fantastic way to finish the top of
your chimney stack with a weather resistant
fibrous mix, simply brush on.
Landy Vent have developed a support network
which is continually growing and want to add
sweeps in all areas who are interested in taking on
their range of Saver Systems products so they can
pass on customer details directly to the most local
sweep, Rod Murdoch of Sootbusters says about his
arrangement and use of the range;
Paint n’ Peel is an ingenious ‘paint on’ rubberised
solution that once dry will peel away those awful
sooty deposits on brickwork, stonework and even
tiled hearths including all grout and mortar joints
leaving them as good as when first built. Great for
the ex open fire converted to free standing wood
burning stove where the opening is in a desperate
need of a cleanup – just another great add-on sale.
“I have seen the results of Creaway. The Flue used
was badly tarred/creosoted (like black gloss paint).
Even after the 1st application, it had removed a
large amount of the tar deposits. By the 3rd
application and being swept, the flue was nice and
clear and back to brickwork. From what I have
seen, the results are amazing. “
Rod Murdoch NACS Director
PAINT N’ PEEL
BEfORE AND
AfTER
Finally, Water Repellent to be used on external
brickwork, stonework in fact any masonry
materials i.e. render etc to protect it from moisture
attack. This range of products now in stock
can be seen on Landy Vent’s website
www.landyvent.co.uk under the Saver Systems
page.
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The Warwickshire based company is starting to
grow the range of products that are ideal for the
specialist chimney sweep that is looking to the
future and wanting to expand his business. Dave
Ashmore says “the products such as Cre-Away,
Paint n’ Peel, Chamber Coat, Water Repellent and
Crown Coat will widen the chimney sweeps market
place and provide them with an excellent range of
products that can only aid them in becoming a
more professional outfit, whilst achieving add on
sales with great profit margins”.
“We at Chimneyline have had access to the Eldfast
Ceramic lining for a number of years and have
found it ideal for the lining of masonry chimneys,
Also for the repair of defective clay liners and cast
linings, an ideal solution for faulty flues with little
reduction in the flue size, Landy vent have always
found to be very supportive and been on hand to
assist with any out of the ordinary installations.”
Alan Davies (Director Chimneyline)
“Eldfast is very successful when you need to have
the full diameter of the flue for maximum updraft
and reducing the flue with a flexible liner won't do.
Also, gas block systems can't be lined any other
way. The service received from Landy Vent is
friendly and informative, the work on site is very
efficient and professional.”
Vic Crompton of Vic Crompton Ltd
“I use a variety of products at work and they all
purport to support the user, however Landyvent
took ownership of a defective batch of Eldfast that
would not cure properly and at their own cost took
over the worksite, stripped out and relined the flue.
Customer and contractor happy!”
Paul Harrison of Able Vac
“D. & N. Chimney Services - lining chimneys with
Eldfast since 2002.
We have found Eldfast and its subsequent
evolution to its present formulae to be unequalled.
The material has proven to be extremely durable
creating an insulative fire proof lining whilst
strengthening the masonry structure in older
properties. It is extremely versatile - repairing
modern clay liners and gas flue block systems
giving unequalled solutions and savings to
alternative costly chimney repairs and re builds.
Our clients are impressed by the minimal
distubance within the properties - often lined
directly through the fire or stove with no damage
to décor.
The Landy Vent team are always available, just a
phone call away to give advice and if we are
experiencing perplexing problems will quite literally
travel across the country to offer on site help at
short notice.
D. & N. Chimney Services specify Eldfast on all
municipal dwellings as its unaffected by high acid
smokeless fuels and slumbering appliances.”
Nigel Burling and Derek Harvey Directors of
D & N Chimneys
Landy Vent UK Ltd look forward to hearing from
any sweeps out there who would be interested in
representing their products in their own area, or
chimney lining companies who would be interested
in learning more about becoming an Eldfast
ceramic chimney lining installer. Either call us on
01527 857814 for an initial chat or take a look at
the range on our Saver Systems page on the
www.landyvent.co.uk website where you can fill
out a contact form and someone will respond to
your enquiry.
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CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
STOVE fLUE
CONNECTIONS
Following a call from a senior NACS officer the
other day about rules associated with flue pipe
connections to freestanding stoves, I was mindful
to share this advice with the wider membership.
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TESTED
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EN 1856-1
System Chimney
EN 1856-2
Connecting
Flue Pipe
However, where the appliance is fitted into a
chimney breast it may not be possible to fit such a
length of pipe. Often, the masonry flue is not
central to the chimney breast, particularly when a
bedroom fireplace exists in the room above. In
these cases one is forced to utilise two 45 bends
off the top of the stove to reach the centre line of
the flue. This is considered to be acceptable
practice.
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Jim Lambeth
NACS Technical Advisor
e: advice@nacs.org.uk
t: 07548 787921
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Of course, two factors must be assured – 1. It must
be possible to sweep the chimney, either through
the appliance or via a suitable sweeping and
cleaning access in the flue system, and 2. There
must be sufficient draught to comply with the
appliance manufacturer’s minimum requirements
for safe and effective operation.
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not in a fireplace recess, shall have 600mm of
vertical fluepipe before any change of direction –
and this forms the basis of the commonly
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To start, it must be stated that wherever possible
fluepipe and chimneys should ideally be straight
and vertical. If offsets are unavoidable there
should be no more than 4 at an angle no greater
than 45 , and the fluepipe should contain no more
than 2 of those 4 bends.
Freestanding stoves may be fitted within a room,
on a suitable hearth, with the fluepipe connected
into an adjacent flue system. Alternatively, they are
often fitted into a fireplace recess connected to a
flue within a masonry chimney within the chimney
breast above. Clearly, there are likely to be more
physical constraints in the latter situation.
TESTED
& APPROVED
EN 1856-2
The question related to the minimum length of
fluepipe permitted off the top of a stove before a
bend. This issue can be confusing to some as there
are two differing scenarios to consider.
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CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANgIN’
After 26 years in the chimney industry as a chimney
sweep, liner, trouble-shooter, designer and builder
and now as a consultant, I find myself increasingly
being asked to advise in connection with changes.
The changes in legislation, practice and technology
are coming thick and fast and I want to share some
of what I have been dealing with of late with the
sweeps who were my first port of call when I
needed help in 1987.
The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) may
well have slipped in under your radar but it has
implications for all who install appliances, re-line or
build anew. I want to add a little detail to what Jim
Lambeth wrote in last June’s issue now that CPR is
in place. From 1st July this year, construction
products with a harmonised European Standard
(hEN) or a European Technical Assessment (ETA)
must be CE marked and, as Jim rightly said, this will
be policed by Trading Standards. The penalties for
using sub-standard products in any building are a
criminal conviction with a maximum £5000 fine or
3 month term of imprisonment. A familiar hEN is
BS EN 1856 -2 for steel flue pipe and flexible linings
but how can you be sure a product which isn’t one
of the familiar types is up to standard.
It took Kompozitor, manufacturer of FuranFlex, two
years to develop their ETA and then another four
months to have the testing carried out by
independent laboratories. Every detail of the ETA
must be agreed by all 33 national standards bodies,
like BSI, but across Europe! So how are we to know
that what subsequently comes out of the factory is
the same? Because an independent Notified Body,
again like BSI, must check that the factory
production control is capable of achieving that and
then continue to check that the factory is keeping
to that system. Not unlike our own BSI Kitemark
system. But, national building regulations differ
across Europe and the CE Mark is not the end of
the story. To get UK Technical Approval for
Construction FuranFlex RWV (the sootfire resistant
version) was subjected to further tests at BSRIA
before the British Board of Agrément would issue
a Certificate.
So let the buyer (you) beware and check that,
whichever lining you recommend for your clients,
it has been tested with the full suite of tests and
certified to comply with UK Building Regulations.
Then the manufacturer’s Declaration of
Performance (DoP) will support the CE Mark and
protect you from risk.
Footnote:
“My thanks to Kompozit’all UK and to Kompozitor
Plastics Developing for allowing me access to their
entire testing and certification process and records.
This has been a textbook 'how-to-do-it" example in
the three fields of product testing and certification,
obtaining an entirely verifiable CE Mark and
proving compliance with national Building
Regulations and I have learnt a great deal from
their unique example.”
fIRESPARES TO SUPPLY NEW REgIN RANgE
REGIN Products, in conjunction with
Firespares, has announced the introduction
of a range of stove care and repair products.
Based in Cambridgeshire, Regin Products
has been supplying the heating and
plumbing trade for over 20 years. The
company said: “The quality associated with
Regin products is already well known to gas
and oil maintenance
engineers throughout the UK. Its range
has now been
extended to cater to
the stove industry
with
a
full
complement
of
attractively labelled,
eye catching lines.”
1,500 degrees this is probably the highest
heat resistant silicate on the market.”
Established in 1993, Firespares was created
to offer a one stop shop facility for solid fuel
heating spares, appliances and ancillary
products.
Heat resistant gloves.
them back into stores
for repeat sales, a
real advantage for
retailers.
Regin’s stove fan is one
of only a few brands
available with the
Flue ‘n’ Fire Seal.
backup of spare parts
in the unlikely event of a component failure,
and it also comes withthe choice of three
different coloured fan blades - gold, silver
and black. One of the more inspirational
lines is the protective glove made with
Kevlar, a material more commonly
associated with the production of protective
clothing for the armed forces. With
protection from temperatures of up to 350
degrees centigrade every stove user should
use a pair.”
Based in South
Yorkshire,
Firespares has
over 8,000 sq
feet of storage
and a dedicated
fleet of despatch
vehicles.
Commenting on
the Regin range Firespares said: “We are
delighted to have been asked to supply
Regin’s
new Stove Care and Repair products
Regin’s stove fan.
The range includes a and have taken large stocks to ensure
selection of paints, polishes and cleaners, availability is second to none. Paying For further details on the full range of
as well as a 1,500 degree heat resistant particular attention to quality, the Regin’s Stove Care and Repair range visit
silicate sealant which is available in both presentation of this group of products is www.firespares.co.uk
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natural and black colours. Regin added: “At guaranteed to appeal to end users, bringing or contact 01226 715100.
WT Knowles & Sons Limited
Jim Kinnibrugh
of Kamintech
e: jim.kamintech@zen.co.uk
Chimney Pot Manufacturers
WT Knowles & Sons has manufactured an extensive
range of quality chimney pots for over 100 years.
• All gas flue terminals are type tested and certified by
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Advantica certification services to BSEN 13502:2002 Type 2 •
• The only manufacturer of Salt Glazed chimney pots •
An innovative product for which there
is not yet a Type Standard can be CE
Marked if the manufacturer develops a
European Technical Assessment - what
amounts to a custom standard. This is
a very long expensive process as it is
subject to the same rigours as the
development of Type Standards like BS
EN1856. In the case of chimney
products they must, of course, meet
the criteria and limit values in
BS EN1443:2003 so as to comply with
the same requirements which existing
systems must meet.
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The new technology utilises composite materials which are
glass-fibre reinforced, thermosetting resins. In the case of a
composite chimney liner, the resin includes mineral additives to
confer the required properties and a catalyst to irreversibly cure
the soft plastic to a resilient, hard structure when heat-cured. The
unique technical advantages of FuranFlex are:
l Greater strength than steel at low wall thickness and
therefore it is self-supporting
l Does not require ‘breaking through’ to install around bends
l Can adopt the cross-section of the old flue
l Alternatively can reduce the cross-section to serve more
efficient appliances
l No joints and therefore virtually no leakage on P1 test
l 25 year+ corrosion resistance
• Fast, reliable delivery •
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For more information contact us:
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CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
STOVE TO CHIMNEY POT – COLT COWLS PROVIDES THE CONNECTION
The Chimney Cowl and Flue range is available from
Builders Merchants, fireplace centres and many
hardware shops throughout the country.
Colt Cowls has been making chimney cowls for
over 80 years providing the best quality and value
offer available. That has been followed up by
developing and introducing a complete range of
tested and certified flexible flue liner, as well as
products manufactured in an ISO 9001 factory,
designed to connect all fuel burning stoves to the
chimney pot.
In addition to the well established Holetherm rigid
twin wall flue system Colt Cowls have added an
unique flexible flue liner system - DURA-FLUE and
a range of connectors both to the stove pipe and
to the chimney outlet pot. This new range of high
quality, very competitively priced flexible flue liners
and connectors give an installer the ability to fit an
all fuel fire and to provide the necessary system for
evacuating smoke and fumes to the outside.
The Colt Cowl catalogue can be obtained by calling
Head Office on 0870 241 1041 or visit
www.coltcowls.com.
For further information on the subject content
only please contact James Stedman, Managing
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The Colt Cowl 2014 catalogue has just been
released. Bigger, better and more comprehensive
this new catalogue includes all the new products
and the usual popular range of Colt Cowls with
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Something I am regularly asked about the correct flue
size for the fitting of a stove.
Stove manufacturers produce appliances with a flue
spigot on the top or to the rear of the appliance.
These spigots are sized to take an appropriate
diameter of fluepipe suitable to remove flue gasses
from the fire. Installers should never be tempted to
fit a smaller diameter of fluepipe than recommended.
Incidentally, fluepipes are intended to fit inside the
spigot not outside. I know of some continental
manufacturers who supply appliances with odd sized
spigots which will not accommodate UK flue pipe
sizes. They suggest the fluepipe is fitted outside the
spigot which is not good practice – firstly, it is very
difficult to apply fire cement seal to the joint from
inside the fire and secondly, any condensation within
the flue will leak out onto the top of the stove and
burn off, causing a bad smell. In cases such as this I
have sometimes suggested having a suitable adaptor
made to provide a gas tight connection.
Building Regulations determine minimum flue sizes.
A flue within a chimney must never be smaller than
the diameter of the fluepipe and that size must be
maintained throughout the length of the chimney.
Any restriction may impair the performance of the
flue and the appliance. Again, Building Regulation
guidance states that for a closed appliance up to
20kW rated output which is DEFRA exempted or
burning smokeless fuel may be fitted to a flue with a
minimum size of 125mm internal diameter. Closed
appliances up to 30kW rated output and burning any
fuel, such as wood, must have a minimum of 150mm
internal diameter flue.
At the chimney pot end Colt Cowls have also
introduced an extremely high quality chimney cowl
called the High Top Flex to connect the top of the
flue liner to the pot. This stainless steel cowl is a
great new method for installing flue liner negating
the need to remove the chimney pot during
installation. There are now 2 versions of this cowl
the High Top Flex Stainless Steel which is powder
coated brown and the new polished stainless steel
High Top Flex Natural. For situations when the pot
is removed the necessary fixing plates, brackets and
insert sleeves have also been introduced.
This means that any fireplace installer can now
obtain all the products necessary to service a
client’s needs for smoke and fume evacuation. All
the new products are available with the company’s
traditional next day delivery service.
fLUE PIPE AND fLUE
LINER SIZES
Unfortunately, some customers (and installers) get
confused with the difference between a fluepipe and
a flue liner which leads to some interesting
issues over correct installation practice.
www.coltcowls.com
Registered in England number 07651577
Editorial in the Chimney Journal Magazine
The NACS publishes the Chimney Journal magazine twice a
year, in June and December. If you have any newsworthy
information about your company or products then we would
be more than happy to include it.
To submit your editorial and accompanying pictures, please
email office@nacs.org.uk or to discuss your requirements
please contact Sally Caine on 01785 811732.
Similarly, some installers (and customers) think it is
OK to fit a 125mm liner to serve a wood burning
stove because it is difficult to get a 150mm liner
down the existing chimney. Technically, this would
contravene Building Regs. The reason for the
increased flue size is to accommodate the additional
chimney deposits which result from burning high
volatile fuels such as wood and bituminous coal. As
you will all be aware, blocked or obstructed flues lead
to smoking back and a potential carbon monoxide
poisoning incident.
Jim Lambeth
NACS Technical Advisor
e: advice@nacs.org.uk
t: 07548 787921
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MEET NACS DIRECTOR – ROD MURDOCH
1. How did you get into the business?
My wifes work colleagues husband had a chimney
sweep business. They were selling up and moving
to France. They approached us in 2007 and asked
if I would be interested. I went out a few times with
him and looked into it. I really enjoyed it and felt it
was an opportunity not to be missed. I was unsure
at first because I had never worked for myself, but
with the full backing of my wife and family I went
for it and here I am today!! If you had said to me 7
years ago I would have my own chimney sweep
business, I would have thought you were mad!!!
2. What do you know now that you wish you
knew when you started out?
How mad it gets in the winter season. It was so
busy my first winter, I didn’t know whether I was
coming or going. Now we are more organised with
bookings, more planning and grouping together so
not driving here, there and everywhere in one day!!
3. What do you like the most about the
business?
All the different people I meet every day and the
houses and places that I visit.
CHIMNEY JOURNAL l DECEMBER 2013
Rod Murdoch,
NACS Director
for the National Association
of Chimney Sweeps and of
Sootbusters Ltd in
Leamington Spa,
Warwickshire
8. Do you have a ‘tip of the trade’ that you
would like to share?
Sometimes when sweeping, the metal ferrules of
the rods bind together. To undo them, I used to use
Mole Grips and very often struggled, until an
experienced Chimney Sweep gave me a tip – tap
the metal ferrules with a small hammer. It works
every time!
9. How do you like to relax after a long
day/week/month?
Relax? – what with 3 children?! We are here there
and everywhere what with football, theatre, dance!
Spending time with my family is what I like to do,
and also enjoy a pint or 2!
With a long tradition of quality manufacturing,
Hepworth Terracotta offers a wide range of
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O Full range of CE-marked flue liners and gas
terminals
O The largest range of ceramic flue liners in the UK
O Chimney pots - from the functional to the
highly decorative
O BSi certified gas terminals
O Ventilation terminals for capping off redundant
flues
O Airbricks in a range of styles, shapes and sizes
All the above are offered in three colours: red, buff
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Other products include firebricks and firebacks,
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General enquiries:
Technical Enquiries:
or email:
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10. Tell us something about yourself that we
probably wouldn’t know?
I used to be a ‘Punk’ with blonde spikey hair! I like
listening to lots of music, and enjoy going to watch
live bands.
4. And the least?
Turning up to your last job of the day when you
think it is going to be a straightforward sweep and
it ends up having a stinking horrible jackdaws nest!
But it has to be done.
5. What accomplishments are you most proud
of?
Becoming a Chimney Sweep and having my own
business. Going on to be a NACS Regional Officer
and then becoming a NACS Director this year. Also
not forgetting my 3 kids!
6. Who or what is your major influence?
My dad – he gave me my work ethic. He told me
you to have to have something to get up for every
morning.
7. Complete this sentence - “I still can’t get the
hang of...”
Doing a 20 point turn on a small drive in my van!
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NACS ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
AS SOCIATE MEMBER
AMAC Engineering Limited
Glyncoch, Tanglwst, NEWCASTLE EMLYN,
South Wales, SA38 9NJ
01559 371770
info@amacengineeringltd.co.uk
www.amacengineeringltd.co.uk
Arada Ltd
The Fireworks, Weycroft Avenue,
AXMINSTER, Devon, EX13 5HU
01297 35700
info@arada.uk.com
www.arada.uk.com
Bailey Products
Liverpool Street, Digbeth, BIRMINGHAM,
West Midlands, B9 4DS
0121 380 8000
s.swindells@bailey-products.com
www.bailey-products.com
Brewer Cowls / Brewer Metalcraft Ltd
Units C & D, Ford Lane Industrial Estate,
Ford ARUNDEL, West Sussex, BN18 0DF
0845 676 0702
johng@brewercowls.co.uk
www.brewercowls.co.uk
Camvac Dust Extraction Systems
Millers Close, Fakenham Industrial Estate,
FAKENHAM, Norfolk, NR21 8NW
0844 324 6781
sales@camvac.co.uk
www.camvac.co.uk
C-Caps (UK) Ltd
Southcroft, Ovington, PRUDHOE
Northumberland, NE42 6EE
01661 833233
info@chimneycap.co.uk
www.chimneycap.co.uk
Certainly Wood Ltd
Lower Lulham, Madley, HEREFORD
Herefordshire, HR2 9JJ
01981 251796
nsnell@certainlywood.co.uk
www.certainlywood.co.uk
Chimflue Ltd
Unit 4/5 Viscount Court, ANDOVER
Hampshire, SP10 5NW
01264 332878
sam.ford@chimflue.co.uk
www.chimflue.co.uk
Chimney Care Ltd
37 Chapman Way, Highbrooms Industrial
Estate, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, Kent, TN2 3EF
01892 533786
accounts@chimneycare.co.uk
www.chimneycare.co.uk
Chimney Cowls Ltd /Colt Cowls
Metro House, Northgate, CHICHESTER,
West Sussex, PO19 1BE
0870 241 1041
james.stedman@loftshop.co.uk
www.coltcowls.com
CICO Chimney Linings Limited
North End Wood, Hinton Road, Darsham
SAXMUNDHAM, Suffolk, IP17 3QS
01986 784044
cico@chimneyproblems.co.uk
www.chimney-problems.co.uk
CPL Distribution Ltd
Westthorpe Fields Road, Killamarsh,
SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire, S21 1TZ
01246 212001
feedback@cplindustries.co.uk
www.cpldistribution.co.uk
Docherty Group
Flue House, Victoria Street, MANSFIELD
Nottingham, NG18 5SU
01623 658040
gary@flues-chimneys.com
www.docherty.co.uk
Dupre Minerals Ltd
Spencroft Road, NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME
Staffordshire, ST5 9JE
01782 383100
info@dupreminerals.com
www.dupreminerals.com
Dustcontrol UK Ltd
Old Barn, Home Farm Business Park,
Church Way, WHITTLEBURY,
Northamptonshire, NN12 8XS
01327 858001
sales@dustcontrol.co.uk
www.dustcontrol.co.uk
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Eurocowl Ltd
Unit 4w, Central Crescent, Marchwood Ind
Park, Marchwood, SOUTHAMPTON,
Hampshire, SO40 4PJ
02380 875042
matt.lysandrides@simplefit.co.uk
www.eurocowl.co.uk
Exodraft Ltd
Unit 3, Lancaster Court, Coronation Road,
HIGH WYCOMBE, Buckinghamshire,
HP12 3TD
01494 465166
info@exhausto.co.uk
www.exhausto.co.uk
FDC (UK) Ltd
Unit C4, Dinton Business Park, DINTON,
SALISBURY, Wiltshire, SP3 5HZ
01722 716161
pierce@fdcuk.co.uk
www.fdcuk.co.uk
Flue Supplies Ltd
Unit 18 (Access 4:20),
New Hythe Business Park, Belligham Way,
AYLESFORD, Kent, ME20 7HP
0844 800 6586
brian@fluesupplies.com
www.fluesupplies.com
Fluetech Ltd
Unit 19 Drakes Industrial Estate, Shay Lane,
Ovenden, HALIFAX, West Yorkshire, HX3 6RL
01422 351322
info@fluetech.co.uk
www.fluetech.co.uk
Hayes UK Limited
Unit 7 Eagle Industrial Estate, Brookers Road
BILLINGSHURST, West Sussex, RH14 9RZ
08700 711700
sales@hayes-uk.com
www.hayes.uk.com
J D Burford Ltd
Unit 2D Hirwaun Industrial Estate,
ABERDARE, Rhondda Cynon Taff,
South Wales, CF44 9UP
01685 811882
sales@jdburford.co.uk
www.madcowls.co.uk
Kompozit’all UK Ltd
9 Birch Crescent, AYLESFORD, Kent,
ME20 7QE
01889 563163
andrew.shaw@kompozitalluk.com
www.kompozitalluk.com
Landy Vent (UK) Limited
Foster House, 2 Redditch Road, STUDLEY
Warwickshire, B80 7AX
01527 857814
sales@landyvent.co.uk
www.landyvent.co.uk
Midtec Products Limited
10 Diplocks Buildings, Diplocks Way
HAILSHAM, East Sussex, BN27 3JF
0845 130 4385
dcr@midtec.co.uk
www.midtec.co.uk
Midtherm Flue Systems
New Road, Netherton, DUDLEY,
West Midlands, DY2 8SY
01384 458800
m.trevitt@midtherm.net
www.midtherm.co.uk
NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd
Hardham Mill Business Park, Mill Lane,
Hardham, PULBOROUGH, West Sussex
RH20 1LA
01798 874382
pulborough@nfumutual.co.uk
www.nfumutual.co.uk/pulborough
O H Limited
P O Box 1012, Great Shelford, CAMBRIDGE
Cambridgeshire, CB22 5WR
0800 644 4440
anthony@ohlimited.co.uk
www.ohlimited.co.uk
Oscar Weil GmbH / Trollull
Tramplerstr.31, LAHR Germany 77933
0808 1017114
trollull@trollull.co.uk
www.trollull.co.uk
Pennine Systems Ltd
Crossley Works, Stockford Mount off Peel
Street, Chadderton, OLDHAM,Lancashire
OL9 9LR
0161 678 2998
kath@penninesystems.co.uk
www.penninesystems.co.uk
Percy Doughty & Co
Imperial Point Express Trading Estate,
Stonehill Road, Farnworth, BOLTON,
Lancashire, BL4 9TN
01204 868550
jhumphreys@percydoughty.com
www.percydoughty.com
Poujoulat (UK) Limited
Unit 1a Quadrum Park, Old Portsmouth
Road, GUILDFORD, Surrey, GU3 1LU
01483 461700
sales@poujoulat.co.uk
www.poujoulat.co.uk
Regin Products Limited
10-11 Tower Square, HUNTINGDON
Cambridgeshire, PE29 7DT
01480 412415
sales@regin-products.co.uk
www.regin-products.co.uk
Rodtech Uk Limited
The Bungalow, London Road,
ATTLEBOROUGH, Norfolk, NR17 2DE
01953 456186
bob.russell@rodtech.co.uk
www.rodtech.co.uk
Schiedel Chimney Systems Ltd
Crowther Industrial Estate
WASHINGTON, Tyne & Wear, NE38 0AQ
01202 861650
john.read@schiedel.co.uk
www.isokern.co.uk
SFL Flues & Chimneys
Pottington Business Park, BARNSTAPLE
Devon, EX31 1LZ
01271 326633
john.dyson@sflchimneys.com
www.sflchimneys.com
Specflue Ltd
8 Curzon Road, Chilton Industrial Estate
SUDBURY, Suffolk, CO10 2XW
01787 880333
andrew@specflue.com
www.specflue.com
Sturdy Vac Engineering Ltd
35 Milner Road, BRIGHTON, East Sussex,
BN2 4BS
01273 601666
sales@sturdyvac.com
www.sturdyvac.com
Thermocrete Chimney Lining Systems
48 Mortimer Street, BRADFORD,
West Yorkshire, BD8 9RL
01274 544442
allan@thermocrete.com
www.thermocrete.com
Topstak Chimney Specialists Limited
Unit 42, Vale Business Park, COWBRIDGE
Vale of Glamorgan CF71 7PF
01446 771567
christian.pedersen@topstak.co.uk
www.topstack.co.uk
VITCAS Limited
8 Bonville Road, BRISTOL, Avon, BS4 5NZ
0117 911 7895
info@vitcas.com
www.vitcas.com
W T Knowles & Sons Limited
Ash Grove Pipe Works, ELLAND,
West Yorkshire, HX5 9JA
01422 372833
adrian@wtknowles.co.uk
www.wtknowles.co.uk
Wakefield Brush UK Limited
Unit 2 Herbert Brown Business Park,
Whitely Street, Milns Bridge, HUDDERSFIELD
West Yorkshire, HD3 4LT
01484 642555
gavinbrooke@btinternet.com
www.thewakefieldbrush.com
Wohler UK
1st Floor Office, 5 Enterprise Way, Jubilee
Business Park, Stores Road, DERBY,
Derbyshire, DE21 4BB
01332 382233
stefan@wohler.co.uk
www.chimney-specialist.co.uk
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