BEIS

Installers are key to deliver £450million Boiler Upgrade Scheme

Installers are being asked to help deliver a £450million government scheme to heat the nation’s homes and small businesses with low-carbon technology. Installers can sign up to deliver the new Boiler Upgrade Scheme from midday 11 April. Then from 23 May householders and small businesses in England and Wales will get access to grants of […]

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The Strengths of Hybrid Systems

Martyn Bridges, Director of Technical Services at Worcester Bosch, discusses the multiple benefits of hybrid systems and why they should be more considered as part of the future heating technology mix: As detailed in the Heat and Buildings Strategy released last year, the government has plans to eliminate nearly all emissions from energy, heating and […]

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Opinion – Bumps in the road on race to decarbonise heat

NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, responds to the current energy crisis and the BEIS Select Committee report on the Decarbonisation of Heat in UK Homes. The direction of travel set out by the Government is clear, and there were always going to be challenges to face when committing to overhauling the way all homes […]

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Key changes to MCS Heat Pump Standard

MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has announced fundamental changes to its Heat Pump Standard. The existing Heat Pump Standard (MIS 3005) will be split into two standards – one for Heat Pump Design (MIS 3005-D) and one for Heat Pump Installation (MIS 3005-I). The changes come following the closure of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (DRHI) on […]

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City Plumbing launches new Energy Efficiency website

City Plumbing Supplies is investing heavily into its renewable heating offer for 2022, starting with the launch of its new Energy Efficiency website. This comes as the UK’s commitment to net zero by 2050, and upcoming legislation changes are set to shake up the heating industry. The new website helps installers, homeowners, housing developers and […]

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