Is BOXT a distruptor? Are online boiler sales an opportunity for installers? Jo Alsop takes a look

Online boiler sales are a concern for installers but The Heating Hub’s Jo Alsop argues that while installers need to respond to the challenge, skills remain their trump card. According to Andy Kerr, co-founder of BOXT, “Home installation is ripe for disruption and we want BOXT to be the first choice for customers who want […]

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Vaillant clarifies that it is not working with BOXT

Heating technology manufacturer Vaillant has issued a statement on social media confirming that it is not working with smart home installation provider BOXT. Vaillant confirmed that it “has no contractual or direct trading relationship with BOXT and any communication from BOXT which suggests otherwise, is not correct. Vaillant has worked extensively on their strategy in […]

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What installers need to know about BOXT

Described as the ‘Uber of boiler installers’, the arrival of BOXT – a new online boiler purchasing service – has created huge levels of interest in the heating industry. Installer met with the founders to better understand the aims of the company. Having launched a hugely successful installation business with Help-Link, Alan Dickinson and Mel […]

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Is this Uber for boilers? Former Help-Link directors launch BOXT online fitted boiler business

Three former executive directors of boiler specialists Help-Link have launched BOXT an online boiler business. Mel Butler, the former chief executive and co-founder of Help-Link, chief operating officer Alan Dickinson and finance director Andrew Kerr have set up an internet-based business selling fitted central heating boilers. Keith Jones, the former managing director of Wolseley’s Plumb […]

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Robert Bosch UK Holdings Limited has acquired a minority share in online supplier BOXT Limited

Here’s the official statement from Robert Bosch UK Holdings Limited about its involvement with BOXT Limited: Robert Bosch UK Holdings has become a minority shareholder in BOXT Limited, based in Leeds. A start-up established in 2017, BOXT currently employs 30 people. The company operates an online digital platform that digitally connects consumers to installers and enables […]

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