Preventing air pollution: Boilers and furnaces - GOV.UK
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Burning wood produces smoke and excessive smoke can cause health and other problems for your family and your neighbors. For example recent increases in the number of inefficient outdoor wood boilers (OWBs) have sparked controversy about excessive smoke affecting peoples' enjoyment of their property and quality of life.
In common with conventional combustion systems, biomass- burning boilers can emit a number of pollutants including nitrogen dioxide (NO 2), particles (PM) and sulphur dioxide (SO 2). The mix and amounts of pollu-tion produced will depend on the size and design of the boiler, the quali-ty of the fuel used and the presence of any emissions abatement
07/04/2015 · The following types of smoke arent covered by statutory nuisance laws: chimney smoke from houses in smoke control areas dark smoke from chimneys of buildings or
Boilers and furnaces: chimney and emissions requirements A boiler or furnace burning fuel normally releases smoke through a chimney. Smoke darker than a specified shade of grey is officially classified as 'dark smoke'. You must not cause or allow emissions of dark smoke from your chimney.
33 rows · It's an offence for a business or industrial premises to emit dark smoke, for example from a
13/09/2012 · Your chimney must be high enough to prevent smoke, grit, dust, gases and fume emissions from damaging health or causing a nuisance. Your local