renewables

The Green Future – How Installers can get ahead

Jeff House, Head of External Affairs at Baxi, provides an overview of what challenges lie ahead of the transition to a green future, including the heating technologies and training that installers need to become more familiar with. Installers who are following the UK’s sustainability journey will know only too well how decarbonising domestic heating is […]

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Demand for heat pumps rises 28% in 2021 – says new research

The demand for heat pumps has risen by 28% in 2021, according to new research from Rated People. Adrienne Minster, CEO of Rated People, takes a look at the technology: This year’s Home Improvement Trends Report has found that 57% of homeowners want to be more eco-friendly. A heat pump is a device that gathers […]

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What are the low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuel boilers?

Myles Robinson, Co-Founder of Boiler Central, shares his thoughts on how low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuel boilers need to be affordable to avoid further rises in fuel poverty.  The UK Government aims to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As part of the drive for a cleaner country, fossil fuel boilers will be banned in […]

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Why we MUST learn from the failure of the Green Homes Grant

Ian Rippin, chief executive of MCS, discusses the failure of the Green Homes Grant and provides his view on how the government must act to better support installers in the race to net zero by 2050. The government’s decision to axe the Green Homes Grant just six months into its run is a disappointing blow […]

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175 MW of new UK solar deployed in first quarter of 2021

175 MW of photovoltaic (PV) solar capacity was installed across the UK from January – March 2021, according to new figures released by Solar Energy UK. This significant growth over the winter period brings the UK’s total installed PV capacity to more than 14 GW, generating enough electricity to power over 3 million homes. Ground-mounted solar parks form […]

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