Gas Boilers

Baxi Heating’s research reveals ongoing affordability gap between heat pumps and traditional boilers

New research for Baxi Heating shows an ongoing affordability gap between low-carbon heat pumps and traditional gas boilers. The UK government is targeting the installation of 600,000 heat pumps-a-year which would lead to a sizeable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the paper, commissioned by Baxi a provider of heating solutions, quantifies the ongoing higher running […]

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Gas boilers produce twice as much CO2 as the UK’s gas fired power stations combined – but installers will continue to install them until they’re told otherwise

Gas boilers produce twice as much CO2 as the UK’s gas fired power stations combined – but installers will continue to install them until they’re told otherwise. Phil Hurley – Managing Director at NIBE Energy Systems UK – explains why: Living in a warm and healthy home is something that many of us take for granted. […]

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Banning gas boilers in new homes? BMF responds

Brett Amphlett, Policy & Public Affairs Manager for the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), looks at the potential ban on gas boilers in new homes: If Whitehall wants to ban fossil fuel heating in new homes, heat pumps may be the obvious option, but ministers must not become obsessed with heat pumps to the exclusion of […]

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Chancellor confirms Government plans to end fossil-fuel heating systems in all new houses from 2025

The Government has confirmed its plans to ban gas and oil boilers in new build homes from 2025. In his Spring Statement Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the Government “will introduce a Future Homes Standard, mandating the end of fossil-fuel heating systems in all new houses from 2025.” The idea first made the headlines after it […]

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IGEM "pushes back" on report that recommends no new homes be connected to gas by 2025

IGEM has responded to a report from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) on UK housing, which states no new homes should be connected to the gas grid from 2025. This seems to contradict the CCC’s earlier report, published just three months ago, which says the gas grid has a key role to play in […]

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