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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

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

Chancellor urged not to scrap Green Home Grants

Nineteen organisations representing or working within the energy efficiency and low carbon heating sector have highlighted the importance of the continued and successful delivery of the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme to government ministers

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

#HPMGreenerLiving goes live – find out more

HPM’s new winter campaign to champion green heating and plumbing solutions is live online

Green energy targets backed by industry

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has welcomed new green targets as a new government consultation begins

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

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

New route for MCS certification launched

MCS has launched a new qualification-based route for installers to become certified to install renewable energy technologies

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