Boiler Upgrade Scheme

Cheap loans and lower running costs triples demand for heat pumps

Interest-free loans and reducing running costs has tripled the number of people who say they would switch to a heat pump if their current gas boiler needed replacing, according to a UK-wide trial. This suggests that with high gas prices continuing to hurt family finances, a significant number of people are prepared to consider a […]

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Can the Boiler Upgrade Scheme achieve affordable green heating?

The final gate of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme has been opened by the UK Government. With the cost of living making the headlines, Mark Wilkins, Director of Training and Technologies at Vaillant, discusses the benefits of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme and the impact it will create for a cleaner alternative to fossil fuel heating. Decarbonisation […]

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‘The moment is now for heat pumps’: making the Boiler Upgrade Scheme a success

Ian Rippin, CEO of MCS, takes a look at the rise of heat pump technology for UK properties: Our sector needs government policy support and strong financial backing to encourage consumer interest in heat pumps – and to install them. We welcomed the recent announcement to remove VAT on renewable technologies for five years; it’s […]

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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 Boiler Upgrade Scheme – What installers need to know

Neil Hope, Head of Technical at NIBE Energy Systems, take a look at the upcoming Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS), and how installers can prepare: The Government’s new £450 million Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) is now offering upfront capital grants to install heat pumps. Replacing the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (DRHI), the BUS will drive forward […]

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