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First heat pump installed under Boiler Upgrade Scheme

The first heat pump installation to benefit from the new Boiler Upgrade Scheme has been carried out in Hungerford. British Gas and Daikin installed the Daikin Monobloc system at the home of a British Gas customer – the first household in the UK to receive a Boiler Upgrade Scheme grant of £5,000 towards the upfront […]

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British Gas installs first heat pump in Devon home

British Gas has completed its first air source heat pump installation at a home in Ivybridge, Devon as part of its new consumer offering. Heat Pumps will play an essential part in the UK achieving its Net Zero goals by 2050 and the first install is a major milestone. Through its partnership with Daikin, British […]

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Sustainable Homes & Buildings Coalition launches ‘Home is where the Heat is’ report into decarbonising heat options in the UK

The Sustainable Homes and Buildings Coalition, consisting of Worcester Bosch, NatWest, British Gas and Shelter, has released its first comprehensive report titled ‘Home is where the Heat is’. The report ‘Home is where the Heat is’ directly engages with consumers, going into clear detail on how the UK can decarbonise homes and buildings across the […]

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Fire and Rehire – What installers need to know

“Fire and Rehire” made headlines in the heating and plumbing industry after British Gas deployed the strategy with some of its engineers in April 2021. Tina Chander – Head of Employment Law at Midlands law firm, Wright Hassall – looks at what installers need to know: “Fire and Rehire” is an employment tactic utilised by […]

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What does the British Gas “fire and rehire” strike mean for the industry?

In his latest article for Installer, heating and plumbing engineer Andy Gibbs looks at the strike from British Gas engineers over “fire and rehire” contracts: I’m pretty sure most people in the industry will have heard of the upset going on with British Gas and the so- called “fire and rehire” contracts. Some of the engineers […]

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