industry view

Is the RHI destined to fail?

Isaac Occhipinti, Head of External Affairs at EUA, believes that the RHI is doomed to fail, unless radically reformed. A new report – RHI: A Smarter Approach – that has been published to coincide with DECC’s RHI Consultation, concludes that the proposed RHI policy will not deliver a significant change to the UK heating market […]

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Modern technology can make installers' lives a whole lot easier

Steve Horrocks, Technical Director of Stroma Certification, believes that software holds the key to boosting the installer industry. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) and the newly-announced renewable electricity proposals are great news for installers who have been crying out for something to unlock the hesitancy that has been […]

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Better safe than sorry

With Gas Safety Week fast approaching, Sandra Everett, Senior Marketing Manager at Plumbfix, talks about the importance of maintaining a united front when it comes to ensuring quality standards and consumer safety. I’m sure we can all agree that Gas Safety Week plays a vital role in helping to educate consumers in gas safety and […]

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Time to rethink heating?

Hybrid heat pump technology is evolving fast and is opening up business opportunities for installers, says Nancy Jonsson, Product Manager, Heating and Renewables, at Daikin UK. As fuel costs have continued to rise, leading some households into financial difficulty, or even fuel poverty, homeowners are starting to look at alternative, more cost-efficient methods of heating. […]

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2014 – Year of the installer

Installer power is a potent force, and Ideal Marketing Director James Parkinson says installers should to take full advantage of it. As a new year dawns and 2013 becomes a distant memory, it’s reassuring to know that the heating industry enters the next 12 months in much better shape than it did this time last […]

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