green-sustainability

Are consumers willing to pay for low carbon technologies?

A new report warns the government is facing a major consumer backlash over its plans for the mass roll-out of heat pumps to replace gas boilers. The new report, called Too Close to Home which has been published by the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), demonstrates that while consumers broadly support the government’s climate change efforts there […]

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UK trials signal positive future for renewable liquid heating fuels

Early results from UK wide trials of a renewable alternative to kerosene suggest that the new liquid fuel works in virtually all existing oil heating systems with only simple modifications, while reducing carbon emissions by almost 90%. Nineteen sites across the country are now running Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in a range of heating and […]

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Why BioLPG offers quick carbon-reducing options for installers

Off-grid, rural UK homes have a particular set of challenges when it comes to decarbonising heat in these properties. Karl Bateman, National Specifier Manager at Calor, explains why these factors mean that boilers will continue to have a place in these homes, and why sustainable fuels such as BioLPG offer installers an easy way to […]

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Rinnai announces N Series limitless hot water units are ‘Hydrogen Blend Ready’

Rinnai has announced that, after an extensive testing and verification process, its current Sensei N Series range is ‘Hydrogen ready’ now for the proposed initial supply of hydrogen blends fed through the existing gas infrastructure. The Sensei N Series can by powered by a blend of up to 30% hydrogen, Rinnai UK is also in […]

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The Green Future – How Installers can get ahead

Jeff House, Head of External Affairs at Baxi, provides an overview of what challenges lie ahead of the transition to a green future, including the heating technologies and training that installers need to become more familiar with. Installers who are following the UK’s sustainability journey will know only too well how decarbonising domestic heating is […]

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