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Technical documentation

You will find below the new ENplus® documentation which is result of the ENplus® revision.

All companies applying for certification after 01.01.2023 should follow this set of documents.

ENplus® ST 1001 - ENplus® wood pellets – Requirements for companies

ENplus® ST 1002 - Requirements for certification and testing bodies operating ENplus® certification

ENplus® ST 1003 - Usage of the ENplus® trademarks - Requirements

ENplus® PD 2001 - Structure and development of ENplus® documentation

ENplus® PD 2002 - Complaints and appeals procedure

ENplus® PD 2003 - Issuance of permissions for the use of the ENplus® trademarks

ENplus® PD 2004 - ENplus® listing of certification and testing bodies

ENplus® PD 2005 - Governance of the ENplus® certification scheme

ENplus® PD 2006 - ENplus® certification scheme fees

ENplus® PD 2007 - Investigation and resolution of fraudulent use of the ENplus® trademarks

ENplus® PD 2008 - Handling confidential and personal information

You will find below the various sections of the international version of the ENplus® Handbook (v3.0), with a summary of the content.

National Handbooks and Guidelines are available here and on our local ENplus® websites.

All companies, which have been certified prior to the date of publication of the revised documentation (01.10.2022), shall comply with the requirements of the new document ENplus® ST 1001 and ENplus® ST 1003 by the transition date of 01.01.2024 and the conformity with the requirements will be assessed by the ENplus® certification body as a part of the next regular inspection after the transition date.

New certificates issued between the publication date (01.10.2022) of the new documentation and the date of entry into the force (01.01.2023) may comply with the requirements of ENplus® ST 1001 and ENplus® ST 1003 or with the ENplus® Handbook, version 3.0.

  • Part I : Generalasset 33
    • General information and overview
    • Scope of the ENplus® Certification Scheme
    • Definition of terms
    • Normative References
  • Part V : Scheme Organisationasset 33

    This section contains the requirements for organisations responsible for conformity assessment, namely:

    • Certification Bodies
    • Inspection Bodies
    • Testing Bodies
  • Part VI : Schedule of Feesasset 33

    This section contains the schedule of fees for all ENplus® certified/listed organisations:

    • Certified Producers
    • Certified Traders
    • Certified Service Providers
    • Listed Inspection bodies
    • Listed Testing bodies
  • GHG Calculatorasset 33

    Within the ENplus® scheme, the Carbon Footprint (CO2-eq emitted per tonne of pellets produced) of every certified pellet production plant has to be calculated thanks to this tool. The data gathered by the ENplus® Management is for aggregated country statistical purposes only.

  • ENplus® Storage Guidelinesasset 33

    The ENplus® storage guidelines describe the requirements to preserve fuel quality and provide safe storage of pellets for both professionals (such as installers) and consumers. It covers the technical properties of pellet stores as well as information on safe and adequate operation of these stores.

  • ENplus® Bag Design Guidelinesasset 33

    This document includes mandatory requirements for ENplus® certified pellet Producers and Traders regarding the approval of a pellet bag design showing the ENplus® seal. It is based on and extends the requirements of the ENplus® Handbook, version 3.0, Part 2, relating to the requirements for bag designs showing the ENplus® seal.

    The following document provides additional guidance regarding the translation of the bag designs

  • ENplus® COVID-19 Guidanceasset 33

    The ENplus® COVID-19 guidelines provides guidance on the implementation of the ENplus® requirements during this period for the companies affected by medical and travel restrictions.

  • ENplus® War Zone Guidanceasset 33

    This document provides guidance on the implementation of the ENplus® requirements for the companies affected by the war in Ukraine or any similar situation as described in the Scope section and recognised by the European Pellet Council.