Thinking of enhancing your home's ambiance with a modern fireplace? You might have encountered the term "Ecodesign 2022." This Europe-wide initiative is championing eco-friendly heating solutions. For those already embracing modern fire solutions, the transition is seamless. The regulations, effective from 1st January 2022, are a nod to the future of sustainable heating.

Ecodesign 2022: Pioneering Sustainable Heating

The UK's commitment to reducing air pollution, especially in its urban hubs, is unwavering. While strides have been made since 2010, the journey continues. Traditional heating methods have been contributors to air pollution, leading to health concerns like asthma and COPD.

The Ecodesign legislation encompasses all solid fuel heating appliances. This includes room heater stoves and room heater stoves with boilers. It's crucial for manufacturers to ensure that all solid fuel heating appliances they introduce to the market comply with the necessary testing and performance standards.

A breakdown of the new requirements for open fires 

Appliance Type Fuel Seasonal Efficiency (%) PM (mg/m3) OGC (mg/m3) CO (mg/m3) NOx (mg/m3)
Open Fire Wood 30 50 120 2000 200
Open Fire Smokeless 30 50 120 2000 300
Closed Appliance Wood 65 40 120 1500 200
Closed Appliance Smokeless 65 40 120 1500 300
Closed Appliance Pellet 79 20 60 300 200


CVO Fire is at the vanguard of this change, offering cutting-edge, eco-friendly alternatives. Our products align with the Ecodesign vision, emphasising sustainable and efficient heating solutions.


Bioethanol Fires: The Future of Heating

At CVO Fire we are big advocates for Bioethanol fires. These fires provide the warmth and ambiance of traditional fires without the emissions. They're a testament to how innovation can transform our living spaces, offering both aesthetics and eco-friendliness.

Your Existing Fireplace: Transitioning to the Future

If you're considering a transition from a traditional fireplace, CVO Fire is here to guide you. With the UK's shift towards eco-friendly heating solutions, our range of Bioethanol fires is the perfect answer to modern heating needs.

Expert Installation with CVO Fire

While the UK's fireplace installation regulations might seem minimal, expertise is paramount. A fireplace is more than a home addition; it's an experience. Our team ensures that your Bioethanol fireplace is not only a visual delight but also a beacon of efficiency and safety.

The CVO Fire Commitment

While most fireplace installations don't require planning permissions, CVO Fire ensures a smooth, hassle-free experience. Our installations come with all necessary certifications, keeping you aligned with local regulations.

Discover the Bioethanol Revolution

Fireplaces have evolved, and CVO Fire is leading the charge. If you're seeking a contemporary, eco-friendly heating solution, our Bioethanol range is the answer. Experience the allure of real flames without the complexities of traditional setups.

Step into the future with CVO Fire, where we're reimagining warmth for the modern home.