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The Green Industrial Revolution: Achieving net zero

Cleaner heating is at the heart of the UK’s efforts to combat climate change and specialist distributor Secon is ideally placed to help power the renewables revolution

BESA launches online heat pump training

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is launching what it said was the industry’s only online training course for heat pump installation to help fill a skills gap highlighted by the government’s flagship Green Homes Grant voucher scheme

GTEC & MCS win bid to support Green Homes Grant installers

Building services training provider GTE, in partnership with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), has won an almost £1m bid to help existing tradespeople access discounted training in heat pumps and solar thermal

HPA disappointed with Green Homes Grant funding plan

The Heat Pump Association said it is disappointed that 95% of the funding provided for the Green Homes Grant scheme looks unlikely to be rolled over into the next financial year

OFTEC and MCS virtual events to “demystify route to renewables”

OFTEC registered heating technicians looking to expand into the renewables market can find out how to make the most of this business opportunity thanks to a new series of virtual briefings

Panel explores priorities for heat decarbonisation

BEIS parliamentary under secretary of state for climate change, Lord Callanan, joined an expert industry panel to discuss the beginning of the journey to zero emissions late last month

Industry comment: Clear green roadmap is needed

The low carbon route is the only one that leads to net zero but where are the policies to guide the way? NIBE managing director Phil Hurley explores more in his latest blog posting

HPA expects heat pump market to nearly double this year

The Heat Pump Association’s (HPA) latest survey finds manufacturers have placed orders with their supply chains to deliver a total of 67,000 units in 2021, equating to nearly double the number of heat pumps on shelves and in warehouses ready for installers to meet the growing consumer demand.

Phil Hurley takes over as Heat Pump Association chairman

Phil Hurley is the new chairman of the Heat Pump Association (HPA), replacing Graham Wright who has finished his two-year term and now steps down from the role

#HPMGREENERLIVING: Q&A with Andy Cummins of Geocel

Andy Cummins, senior product manager at Geocel explains everything plumbers need to know about when it comes to Geocel’s most sustainable product, ecoSEAL