Low Carbon

Craig Dolan appointed Vice Chair of Heat Pump Association

Craig Dolan has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Heat Pump Association (HPA).  Craig is European Heat Pump Business Development Manager at Vaillant Group, and will step into the role to support HPA Chair, Phil Hurley during an exciting time for the heat pump industry. Heat pumps have been recognised by the Government as a key […]

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How to reduce carbon and create the circular economy

Nick Coad joined Wolseley as Head of ESG last summer. Installer caught up with him to talk about the importance of zero-carbon economy and creating the circular economy. Twenty years ago, an architect, William McDonough, and a chemist, Michael Braungart, wrote a book called ‘Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things’ in which […]

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We must engage heating engineers to achieve Net Zero

Richard Lowes – Senior Associate at Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) – takes a look at the essential role that heating, plumbing and renewables engineers will play in the race to a Net Zero UK. A large town’s worth of people are responsible for specifying, installing, maintaining and servicing the heating systems that keep our homes […]

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Heat pumps are now cheaper to run than gas boilers – Says new report

For the first time, efficient heat pumps in the UK are now cheaper to run than gas boilers, according to new analysis from RAP – The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)®. RAP is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable, and efficient energy future. This is mainly down to […]

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Viessmann Group to invest €1 billion in heat pumps and green solutions

The Viessmann Group has announced that it will invest €1 billion in the next three years to extend its heat pump and green climate solutions portfolio. The investments are targeted to expand the company’s manufacturing footprint and R&D labs, thereby also strengthening Europe’s geopolitical energy independence. Prof. Dr. Martin Viessmann, Chairman of the Board of […]

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