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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Homeowners can save up to £240 a year using excess solar energy to heat their hot water

A report, published by the Hot Water Association (HWA), reveals how homeowners can save up to £240 a year by using excess solar energy to heat their household hot water, turning the cylinder into a ‘thermal battery’. Exploring the synergies between hot water cylinders and Solar PV ‘The Thermal Battery’ explores the potential to store […]

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All new build homes need to be ‘renewable ready’ – says HWA

The Hot Water association, HWA has told the Green Party that ‘all new build homes need to be ‘renewable ready’. Ahead of the forthcoming Green Party Conference, HWA wants delegates attending the conference to understand the key role that hot water storage plays in helping to maximise renewable energy use. Isaac Occhipinti of HWA said: “The […]

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It's an irresponsible move to scrap zero carbon target

Isaac Occhipinti, External Affairs Manager of the HWA comments on the ‘irresponsible move’ after George Osbourne’s announcement to scrap the zero carbon target. Only weeks ago we were told that the ‘new’ Government would champion renewables, which therefore indicated a commitment to energy efficiency. A short time later and we have an announcement from Chancellor George Osbourne […]

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