Woodfuel Standards

There have been several standards used in the UK biomass industry for the provision of wood fuel, these being:

  • Önorm – An ÖNORM standard is a national standard published by the Austrian Standards Institute.
  • EN Standards – European Standards (ENs) are documents that have been ratified by one of the three European Standardization Organizations
  • ISO Standards – The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations

Current Woodfuel Standards

Click the links below to be directed to the BSI website where the standards can be purchased.

Specification and Classes – solid biofuels

BS EN ISO 17225-1:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. General requirements
BS EN ISO 17225-2:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Wood pellets for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-3:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Wood briquettes for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-4:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Wood chips for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-5:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Firewood for non-industrial use
BS EN ISO 17225-6:2014 – Solid biofuels. Fuel specifications and classes. Non-woody pellets for non-industrial use

Quality Assurance – solid biofuels

BS EN 15234-1:2011 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. General requirements
BS EN 15234-2:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Wood pellets for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-3:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Wood briquettes for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-4:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Wood chips for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-5:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Firewood for non-industrial use
BS EN 15234-6:2012 – Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance. Non-woody pellets for non-industrial use

Find out more about these standards and certification with Woodswure by speaking to the team on 01684 278188 or email info@woodsure.co.uk.