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Esse Defra Exempt Multifuel Contemporary Stoves

Defra Exempt Stoves
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You might like to read more in depth information about The Clean Air Act of 1956 and 1968.

A Defra Exempt stove has passed a lab test where its emissions are measured at its rated output and at a reduced rate. This is to help reduce air pollution in towns and cities that are Smoke Control Areas. A Defra Exempt stove can generally be used to burn wood in a Smoke Control Area - it actually depends what fuel the lab test was carried out with but this is nearly always firewood.

It is worth noting that the Ecodesign legislation which is due to come into force in 2022 sets what are arguably even stricter emissions limits than those set for Defra Exemption, but the framework doesn't include the low output test. We may well see the introduction of an additional low output test for stoves that can be used in Smoke Control Areas after 2022.



7.5kW77.8%
Esse 225 XK SE Contemporary stove

The wide Esse 225 XK SE contemporary stove has the option to burn wood or smokeless fuel giving out over 8kw if required.

3.8kW83.5%
Esse 525 SE designer stove

The Esse 525 is a designer stove made here in the UK. One of the things that distinguishes the 525 (apart from its stainless steel tubular legs) is that it is a multifuel stove – most contemporary stoves are woodburning only.

8.5kW81.1%
Esse 200XK SE DD stove

Esse 200XK SE DD stove

£1,395 inc. VAT

The Esse 200XK SE is also available as a two door model for a more traditional look. The stove has the same width and height as the 5kw Esse 100 but as a lot deeper will give you a bigger firebox.