Net zero

Phasing out fossil fuel heating in off grid homes – What installers need to know

Phil Hurley, Chair of the Heat Pump Association, looks at the government’s plans to achieve net zero in off grid homes: It goes without saying that we need to phase out fossil fuel heating systems. Whether we’re looking at it from the perspective of meeting net zero or the best ways to protect people from the […]

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Is the UK media biased against hydrogen?

Rinnai’s Chris Goggin looks at some of the reasons why the UK media is favouring some energy pathways over others in the current era of transition to net zero: Turbulent times produce added information that turns out to be not wholly true but more of a disguised agenda. We are all aware of the use […]

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New CIBSE Guidance: Electrification For Net Zero

New guidance on the design and operation of building electrical services that focus on the electrification of buildings in the drive to net zero carbon has been published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The UK’s drive to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is seeing a shift in buildings to […]

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New government rules to ensure new homes produce nearly a third less carbon

The government has announced new rules to ensure new homes and buildings in England produce significantly less CO2 to help the country move towards net zero. Under the new regulations, CO2 emissions from new build homes will be around 30% lower than current standards and emissions from other new buildings, including offices and shops, will […]

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MPs and heating industry representatives call for new approach to delivering net zero

Recent power outages across the north of England and in Scotland from Storm Arwen show the current energy system is failing individuals. The country must use the transition to net zero to put this right, through a joined-up approach, says cross-party think tank Policy Connect, in a new report co-chaired by Darren Jones MP, Wera Hobhouse MP and Alexander […]

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