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Green Homes Grant scheme requires TrustMark registration

Home energy saving improvements carried out under the new government’s Green Homes Grant scheme must be completed by a TrustMark Registered Business, it has been announced

CCC report calls for greener heating systems

The Committee on Climate Change has today submitted its annual report to government making a host of recommendations to help the UK meet its 2050 Net Zero emissions target

Post-lockdown work a key concern in OFTEC survey

Most heating technicians are returning to the tools as lockdown eases but over three quarters are concerned about a lack of work, according to a new survey from OFTEC.

CIPHE encourages installers to have their say

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) Renewables and Low Carbon Technical Working Group has urged installers and industry leaders to cast their views on a new qualification

HPA backs consultation on low carbon heat

The Heat Pump Industry has welcomed a government consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, published yesterday.

Heat pump focus for two-part podcast

Energy, sustainability and environmental focused BetaTalk has released a two-part podcast focused on renewable energy and ground source heat pumps.

Rehau has its say on low-carbon initiatives

Steve Richmond, head of marketing and technical at Rehau, has given his thoughts on the Government’s commitment to supporting low-carbon initiatives.

£100m Budget fund can prime homes for heat pumps

Worcester Bosch’s communications chief has described the 2020 Budget’s £100m low carbon heating grant as a useful way to “prime” the market for heat pumps.

Heating manufacturers welcome 2020 Budget

Both Baxi and Vaillant reacted to this week’s Budget 2020 by welcoming incentives for lower carbon heating.

Budget lacks efficiency measures, says OFTEC

Responding to the 2020 Budget this week, OFTEC chief executive Paul Rose has called for energy efficiency improvements in UK homes.