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HPA and elemental to hold a free webinar on Heat Pump Refrigerants.

The Heat Pump Association (HPA), in collaboration with elemental, will hold a free heat pump refrigerant awareness webinar on Wednesday 22nd May (10 am – 11 am). Safe and efficient installation practices are vital for a successful transition to low carbon heating systems, such as heat pumps. Heat pumps utilise the properties of refrigerants within a vapour […]

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European heat pump sales down 5% in 2023

Recent data released by the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) on heat pump sales in 14 European countries shows an overall fall of around 5% in 2023 compared to 2022 figures. This reverses the trend of previous years, where combined sales increased annually. The dropping sales come as the EU’s Heat Pump Action Plan, due […]

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Calls for a Domestic Heat Pump Tariff Discount in new HPA report

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has published its latest research on options for overcoming the distortive impact of Environmental and Social Obligations on the domestic heating market. This report and extensive background analysis sets out the implications of a range of options to tackle one of the key challenges in the acceleration of heat pumps […]

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£1.5 billion of additional funding allocated to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme

The government has announced that a further £1.545 billion has been allocated for the Boiler Upgrade Scheme from 2025-2028. This, among other initiatives, reflects a commitment to driving low-carbon heating, reducing carbon emissions and assisting households in England and Wales to transition to heat pumps. Furthermore, a new £400 million energy efficiency grant, set to […]

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Scotland surpasses 200,000 small-scale renewable technology installations

According to MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme), Scotland has officially surpassed 200,000 small-scale renewable technology installations since records began in 2008. That means 200,000 home and business owners have invested in low-carbon energy and heating solutions including solar PV and heating technologies for their buildings. The latest installation figures show that over 35,000 of these installations […]

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