Low Carbon

Public dissatisfaction is growing with Government climate policies – says new survey

A new ICM survey on behalf of the plumbing and heating association SNIPEF reveals widespread dissatisfaction with the Westminster government’s recent delays, cancellations, and scaling back of climate change targets and policies. According to the survey, only 19% of respondents reported feeling satisfied with the current pace of climate action. Furthermore, 35% expressed dissatisfaction with the Westminster government’s handling of climate […]

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Closing the spark gap should not come at the cost of gas customers

Paul Spence – Technical Manager for heatly – takes a look at how the UK should address the difference in gas and electricity prices: There is a lot of talk about the ‘spark gap’ – the difference in price between gas and electricity – as being one of the main reasons between consumers shying away from […]

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Rinnai welcomes government boiler standards and efficiency report

Rinnai has welcomed the Department of Energy Security & Net Zero’s report on Improving Boiler Standards and Efficiency. The consultancy report focuses on the opinions regarding boiler standards and future hydrogen introduction for installers, manufacturers, academics, and organizations who operate inside the energy industry. Members of the public were also consulted for their views. Operation […]

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Warmur acquires Heating Academy Northampton

Warmur has acquired the Heating Academy training system to backfill a hidden skills gap that now jeopardises the UK’s net zero targets. Training legend Kimbo Betty takes up a seat on Warmur Academy’s board of directors to lead on digitising and scaling up this uniquely successful training course. Up to 60,000 qualified heat pump engineers […]

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British gas launches new 14p/kWh heat pump rate

British Gas has launched a new heat pump rate, to make low carbon technology more affordable and encourage heat pump uptake. The new energy offering is available to all British Gas energy customers that purchase any air source heat pump from British Gas and aims to help drive the adoption of heat pumps in the […]

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