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Heat and Buildings Strategy to bring demand, expects Checkatrade

Release of the government’s eagerly awaited Heat and Building Strategy is expected to result in higher demand from homeowners to improve their heating systems

Ministerial backing for Vaillant’s new customer experience centre

Vaillant’s brand-new Customer Experience Centre was officially opened by exchequer secretary to the treasury Helen Whately this week

Baxi calls for Green Heating Credit to bridge affordability gap

New research by Baxi has shown the ongoing affordability gap between low-carbon heat pumps and traditional gas boilers

Wolseley launches click and collect service

Wolseley Plumb & Parts has launched its new click and collect service which makes thousands of the industry’s most used heating spares available within an hour from ordering.

HomeServe acquires APG Domestic Services

HomeServe has continued its expansion in the domestic gas boiler service and support market with the acquisition of Preston-based company APG Domestic Services

Independent Builders Merchant Group acquires DW Burns

The Independent Builders Merchant Group has acquired DW Burns & Partners, further expanding its network of specialist plumbing and heating merchants.

Government to offer £5,000 towards new heat pumps

A new £450 million ‘Boiler Upgrade Scheme’ has been announced by government as part of its long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy

Drain Doctor reports record month

Drainage and plumbing company Drain Doctor has recorded its best-ever month in September 2021

Volatile gas prices influenced heat pump fund, says minister

Rising wholesale gas prices urged government to ‘double down’ on renewable heating technologies in this week’s Heat and Buildings Strategy

UWLA rallies bathroom industry ahead of COP26

The Unified Water Label Association (UWLA) has urged the bathroom industry to support its Water Matters message ahead of COP26 in Glasgow later this month