Karen Boswell

Karen Boswell OBE appointed new chair of the HHIC

Karen Boswell OBE, Managing Director of Baxi UK and Ireland, has been appointed the new chair of the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC). Succeeding the outgoing chair Steve Keeton, Director of External Affairs and Future Portfolio at Vaillant, Karen is the first female chair of the HHIC, and is set to lead the membership […]

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Baxi and H2GO Power sign MoU to tackle heat decarbonisation with green hydrogen-based solutions

Heating and hot water solutions provider Baxi and H2GO Power, hydrogen-based software and hardware solutions innovators, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalising their commitment to develop innovative green hydrogen-based technology that will tackle both heat decarbonisation and energy reliability. The MoU was signed by Baxi’s MD Karen Boswell and Enass Abo-Hamed, H2GO’s CEO, at a presentation of their carbon-neutral heat-in-a-box system held […]

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£5 million Heat Training Grant announced to train installers on low carbon heating

The government has announced that over £14m is being made available to accelerate the installation of heat pumps and heat networks across the country, with a new scheme launched to train thousands of installers. Over £9.7 million will go towards four projects based across the country, from Bristol to Cambridgeshire – helping cut costs of […]

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New generation of professionals will be crucial to a net zero future

As National Apprenticeship Week begins, Karen Boswell, managing director of Baxi UK and Ireland is highlighting the progress that must be made to encourage more young people into the industry.  With Government mandates for greenhouse gas emission reduction looming, concern around the lack of new talent entering the heating engineering and manufacturing sector, and preventing net […]

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BDR Thermea Group acquires Fortes Energy Systems

BDR Thermea Group, parent company of the UK heating solutions manufacturer Baxi, has acquired heat network company Fortes Energy Systems. Fortes Energy Systems is an internationally active specialist in collective heat and cold networks for residential, utility and industrial use and the acquisition represents the group’s expansion of its energy transition solutions portfolio for customers. […]

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