Karen Boswell

30% of installers are extremely unlikely to install heat pumps

The transition to low carbon heating has installers split on whether they will be installing heat pumps in their customers’ homes. That’s the main finding of a new report from heat solutions provider Baxi which assesses what would encourage installers to take the leap to low carbon sources of heat. Baxi’s research with installers found that nearly a […]

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Government “must incentivise hybrid heat pump systems”

Baxi is calling on the government to incentivise hybrid heat pump systems to reduce reliance on natural gas and increase heat pump installations. The large increase in the price of gas, in part because of the conflict in Ukraine, is leading to more costly energy bills for consumers. This means that the running costs of […]

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Baxi’s MD calls for swifter action to speed up the introduction of hydrogen for home heating

The Managing Director of Baxi UK & Ireland has called for swifter measures to speed up the introduction of hydrogen in order to decarbonise home heating. Speaking at the Hydrogen Transition Summit in Glasgow, on the fringe of COP26, Karen Boswell OBE, said more ambition needed to be shown to ensure hydrogen can take the […]

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Government needs to engage with heating installers to achieve net zero

There is a pressing need for government and industry to engage with consumers and influential heating installers as the UK prepares to transition to low-carbon heating. The widely-held view is that it is becoming essential to explain the benefits and transition path to new forms of low-carbon heat, namely hydrogen boilers, heat pumps and heat […]

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