HWA

New report looks at potential for hot water cylinders to be used as thermal stores

As energy security continues to be a cause for concern for the UK, an industry report has identified the potential role of hot water cylinders in balancing demand on the electrical grid. The report from the Hot Water Association (HWA), entitled Connected Homes, explores the potential for hot water cylinders to be used as thermal stores […]

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Altecnic’s Stephanie Allchurch appointed Chair of the Hot Water Association

Stephanie Allchurch, Product Development Manager at Altecnic Ltd, has recently been appointed as Chair of the Hot Water Association (HWA). Altecnic is a chartered member of the HWA and, having supported its aims for many years, is delighted to support Stephanie in this important role. The HWA exists to support, drive and promote the sustained […]

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Government warned they need to step up efforts to decarbonise heating

The Hot Water Association, HWA, has launched a report ‘No Place Like Home’ that highlights huge gaps in government policy which could result in the UK falling short of Net Zero, or at the very least, make it harder to reach. Launching in the wake of the Heat and Buildings report, the HWA report comes […]

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HHIC and HWA disappointed with new Green Homes Grant scheme

The Government has announced the details of the new £2 billion Green Homes Grant, going live at the end of September. The new scheme will see the government fund up to two-thirds of the cost of home improvements of over 600,000 homes, supporting over 100,000 jobs in green construction. Tradespeople must register for TrustMark or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) accreditation […]

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HWA launches New Heat Pump Technical standard

The Hot Water Association, HWA, has published a new Technical Standard entitled ‘Hot water storage vessels for Domestic Purposes for use with Heat Pumps.’ The standard outlines requirements, test methods, and labelling for hot water storage vessels designed primarily for indirect water heating using heat pumps. This standard will sit alongside EN 12897 (for boiler […]

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