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£110bn energy investment plan revealed

Plans for £110bn investment into electricity generation in the UK have been unveiled in a white paper by the Energy Secretary Chris Huhne. 
 13 Jul 2011

Vokèra launches trade vehicle to tour the UK

Vokèra has launched a trade vehicle designed to help installers learn more about its residential, light commercial and renewable solutions. 
 12 Jul 2011

Wolseley UK announces sale of Electric Center

Wolseley UK has agreed to sell its Electric Center business to electrical equipment distributor Edmundson Electrical. 
 12 Jul 2011

SkillPIPE announces finalists

The 2011 SkillPIPE competition has named the finalists who will compete in September to be named its UK champion. 
 12 Jul 2011

Timoleon releases under floor heating app

Timoleon has launched an iPhone app to make getting quotations, information, and even ordering underfloor heating available through an 'application' for the iPhone. 
 12 Jul 2011

Green equipment finance scheme launched

The Carbon Trust and Siemens have launched a new scheme to provide UK manufacturers with green equipment finance. 
 12 Jul 2011

Newham raises the bar on gas safety

The London Borough of Newham has installed carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and smoke alarms in more than 15,000 properties. 
 12 Jul 2011

Salus launches Facebook reward for installers

Salus is offering to reward every registered installer who 'likes' the company's Facebook page with a £100 cheque. 
 11 Jul 2011

EnviroVent receives BPEC approval for new training initiative

EnviroVent, has received approval for its new Domestic Ventilation Training Programme from the British Plumbing Employers Council (BPEC). 
 11 Jul 2011

BBES wins education projects valued at £10.5m

Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES) has been awarded two schools contracts within the Oldham Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme, valued at £10.5m. 
 8 Jul 2011

British Gas to raise prices

British Gas has announced that domestic tariffs will rise for customers, meaning an average increase in the cost of gas of 18 per cent, and for electricity 16 per cent. 
 8 Jul 2011

Man fined for dangerous gas work

A gas engineer from South Warwickshire has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for carrying out dangerous work that put two people at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. 
 8 Jul 2011

Explosion in Castleford linked to copper cabling theft

The theft of copper cabling may have been responsible for a large gas explosion that ripped through a row of houses in Castleford. 
 8 Jul 2011

Whitehall exceeds Prime Minister's 10 per cent carbon target

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that carbon emissions from Government HQs and offices have been slashed by nearly 14 per cent in just one year, and now plans to put a 25 per cent target in place for 2015. 
 7 Jul 2011

EPCs get re-design in bid to tackle grassroots energy efficiency

A new design of the front page of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) will be launched from April 2012, and a series of business-led trials have also been announced to help reduce fuel bills. 
 7 Jul 2011

Fernox brings installer advice to the Renewable Roadshow

Chemical water treatment manufacturer Fernox will be exhibiting at the Renewable Roadshow taking place across the UK this September. 
 7 Jul 2011

New acoustic test facility at BSRIA

Research organisation BSRIA has completed its new acoustic chamber for testing of airborne noise of space heating and cooling products. 
 7 Jul 2011

Gas Safety Week launched for September

The Gas Safe Register is looking for organisations to pledge their support for the first Gas Safety Week that will take place between the 12 - 18 September. 
 7 Jul 2011

Walter Meier reports increased growth

Walter Meier has improved sales by 3.3 per cent to CHF 317 million (Swiss francs) - £236m - in the first half of 2011. 
 6 Jul 2011

Silver CREST awards presented to high school pupils

Nine high pupils have received awards for a project to design an eco-classroom. 
 6 Jul 2011
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