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Windhager wows Warwick District Council

Windhager UK has supplied 23 biomass boilers to tenants of Warwick District Council after it won national funding of £118,000 to install wood fuelled heating systems into its homes. The scheme was intended to reduce carbon emissions, energy bills and fuel poverty. The award represented 50% of the total cost of the proposed installations and […]

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Barn owners reap heat pump benefits

A barn conversion in Millmeece near Stafford is now benefiting from a sustainable form of heating through a ground source heat pump from Danfoss. The property was previously on oil and off the gas grid, which meant the Cawdell family (pictured above) were subject to large fluctuations in oil prices. They also found that their boiler […]

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Secrets to success

Many installers are currently looking at their business practices to ensure they are running as efficiently as they can and many will even find opportunities to shine. David Barrett, Baxi’s Commercial Director, reveals his five step checklist towards achieving success as an installer. Facts sell. Being able to quantify the savings that a homeowner could […]

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The real apprentice

Chloe Bennett speaks to industry and Government experts to help outline why the modern route to success for the unemployed may be through a traditional apprenticeship. [dropcap]A[/dropcap]pprenticeship schemes come in all shapes and sizes, are open to all age groups and work on the basis that an individual gains on the job experience and works […]

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Practice makes perfect

The quality of installations and the products used can have a huge impact on a business as word of mouth continues to be the quickest way to gain new customers and more work. Therefore, employing best practice is essential to building a strong local reputation. [dropcap]R[/dropcap]ecent trends suggest that an increasing number of homeowners are […]

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