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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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New labels agreed for hydrogen appliances

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) membership of appliance manufacturers has agreed to new, clear labelling for hydrogen appliances. The new labels will very clearly show three distinct categories of hydrogen appliances: “Hydrogen Blend” compatible, capable of running on a blend of up to 20 per cent hydrogen in the gas network. “Hydrogen-Ready” appliances, […]

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Ban fossil fuel boilers from 2025 to achieve Net Zero – New report urges

A new Net Zero report has urged that sales of fossil fuel boilers should be banned from 2025. The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Net Zero by 2050 report provides a pathway to the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. In it, it recommends that “in buildings, bans on new fossil fuel boilers need to start […]

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Gas boiler sales in 2021 up 41% from 2020

New figures show that year-to-date gas boiler sales in 2021 are up a staggering 41% from 2020. The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) numbers indicate that 2021 looks set to be a record year for gas boiler sales, with a 12-month average sales figure increasing by 14%. This indicates that sales of domestic gas […]

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