Net zero

You’re asking the wrong net zero questions

In his latest column, Neil Schofield at Worcester Bosch, ponders whether the right people are being asked the right questions when it comes to net zero: When I finished my apprenticeship with British Gas, I was given a trusty Morris Marina van and was free to roam the suburbs of Birmingham to strangle pipe. Newly […]

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New Building Regulation Requirements – Part L and F – have come into force

With the new requirements coming into force in England from 15th June, BEAMA has published a collection of guidance documents to help installers and contractors design and install gas and oil fired wet central heating installations, electric heating, and ventilation systems, in accordance with the new Building Regulations (Part L and F). The guides include: […]

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Hybrid Heat Pump incentives are needed to decarbonise home heating – Says HHIC

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) is urging the government to provide greater support for hybrid systems in its Net Zero strategy. Launched in October last year, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Heat and Buildings Strategy outlined the key technologies in the UK’s transition to net zero. The £450 million […]

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£10 million funding competition launched to strengthen net zero technologies

The Net Zero Technology Centre has announced the launch of its 2022 Open Innovation Programme aimed at developing and deploying technologies that will reduce offshore emissions, accelerate clean energy production, and enable delivery of the UK’s net zero ambitions. The 2022 programme will feature two funding competitions – the first opening on 16th March and the […]

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Why hot water cylinders will be crucial to achieving Net Zero

Neil Hope – Head of Technical at NIBE Energy Systems – looks at the role that hot water cylinders could play in the race to decarbonise the UK: There has been much talk over the last few years on the role that heat pumps, biomass boilers, solar thermal technology and similar sources of low carbon […]

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