Industry News

Oil is competitive for off grid homes

With energy prices on the rise, the cost of oil heating has remained competitive for the off grid sector. According...

Record number of consumers searching for Trustmark tradesmen

TrustMark, the Government endorsed quality mark for tradesmen, records its highest number of ‘tradesmen viewings’ on its website, www.trustmark.org.uk, with...

APHC training grant for 2013

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors’ sister company APHC Training Ltd, is offering a new and improved training grant...

£125m Green Deal cashback scheme opens

“Energy saving has never been so attractive” – that’s the message from Edward Davey today as he announced the Green...

Engineering firm fined for asbestos exposure

Workers were exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres following a catalogue of errors by an engineering company and a building firm...

Is fracking the future?

With a fierce debate raging in the UK about fracking’s value – extracting gas from shale rock layers deep within...

UK leads EU scheme to drive bioenergy innovation

The UK has pledged up to £10million (€12.5M) to a scheme to develop innovative bioenergy projects, in partnership with seven...

Connecting over 30,000 local tradesmen with homeowners

RatedPeople.com is a trade recommendation service that connects over 30,000 quality, local tradesmen with homeowners nationwide. Homeowners can post their...

Consultation on energy supply cost recovery mechanism

This consultation seeks comments on modifications to gas and electricity licences in order to set up a cost recovery mechanism...

Unregistered gas fitter fined for illegal boiler work

An unregistered gas fitter has appeared in court in Swindon for carrying out unsafe work on a boiler leaving a...