You Can Now Only Buy an Ecodesign Stove - Here's Why

Ecodesign stove from ACR Heat Products
(Image credit: ACR Heat Products)

A new standard called Ecodesign is now in effect which means you can only buy more efficient log burning stoves.

Stoves can provide warmth and character in any home, but their impact on the environment has led to new rules being introduced in the UK and across Europe to help reduce carbon emissions and other pollutants.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.