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Peter Jocic, COO of Qvantum with the compact heat pump

Swedish company wins award for compact heat pump

Heat pump company Qvantum has received the German ISH Design Plus award for a new apartment heat pump. The heat pump is so compact that it can be installed, for example, under a kitchen sink and will be able to replace the gas burners that ... 
 23 Mar 2023
Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) technical director Graeme Fox

Cautious welcome for government energy efficiency plan

The government’s strategy for spending up to £2.5bn on improving the energy efficiency of homes and public sector buildings has been given a cautious welcome by an industry trade association.... 
 23 Mar 2023

Rinnai continuous flow hot water replaces stored system at historic Essex school

Holmwood House was opened in 1922 as a boy’s school by Mr and Mrs E F Duggan with the aim ‘to develop the individuality and abilities of each child, to make them self-reliant and adaptable’. The world has changed a great deal in the school’s first ... 
 22 Mar 2023
ISH is taking place this week in Frankfurt

How can we achieve the climate goals? – ISH 2023 presents products and technologies

The climate emergency calls for massive CO2 savings, a transition to regenerative sources of energy and the use of more efficient technologies. Solutions for this are already available in the building sector and 2,025 exhibitors from 54 countries ... 
 16 Mar 2023
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World-first hydrogen project achieves key milestones

Gas distribution company SGN hosted senior members of Fife Council and local housing associations on Wednesday 8 March to mark the beginning of construction of the H100 Fife hydrogen homes demonstration facility. Participants also welcomed the news ... 
 16 Mar 2023
Karen Boswell, managing director of Baxi UK and Ireland

Partnership puts hydrogen boiler to the test

Baxi will be supplying its 100% hydrogen boilers for the H100 Fife Project, a world-first hydrogen-to-homes demonstration delivered through a partnership between gas distribution company SGN and Fife Council in cooperation with industry regulator ... 
 16 Mar 2023

Heat pump skills gap exposed

The UK’s heat pump skills gap has been laid bare by a survey which revealed only 18% of engineers are currently installing heat pumps and 44% don’t know where to go to get trained.... 
 16 Mar 2023
David Knipe, training manager at OFTEC

Heat Pump Grant to boost installer training

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has announced details of a new Heat Pump Training Grant to increase the number of heat pump installers. The grant, which is available in England, will provide trainees with a discount or rebate of up ... 
 16 Mar 2023

Jersey's first Net Zero training facility launched

Funded through Jersey Government's Retrain initiative, Highlands College has launched a Net Zero training facility. The provision is designed to ensure the college is equipped to satisfy the demand for training and assessment for the technologies ... 
 16 Mar 2023

Energy crisis leads to pipe insulation boom

Sales of pipe insulation have boomed since energy prices soared to unprecedented levels, a leading supplier has revealed.... 
 16 Mar 2023

Move to make ventilation sustainable

Manrose, a UK-based ventilation manufacturer, has welcomed Global Recycling Day, taking place on 18 March 2023, which aims to highlight the importance recycling plays in preserving the planet’s resources.... 
 16 Mar 2023

Industry expected more from Chancellor

Prominent industry stakeholders have welcomed announcements made by the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt in his spring budget announcements but most believe he could have gone further.... 
 16 Mar 2023
Chris Goggin of Rinnai

Unclear future energy plan risks additional customer costs

Chris Goggin of Rinnai looks at a new report from the National Audit Office on the 2035 target for decarbonisation... 
 15 Mar 2023

Practical, economical, technical solutions to hydrogen ready heating & hot water

Rinnai is creating practical, economical, and technically feasibility pathways to lower carbon emissions. A major part of these low carbon pathways is the introduction of a comprehensive 12-year warranty on all its fully certified I2HY20 continuous ... 
 13 Mar 2023
Chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), Kevin Wellman

Tackling gender inequality in the plumbing and heating industry 

With a clear need to encourage more women to consider careers in plumbing and heating, and a concerning skills gap to be filled, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), Kevin Wellman, discusses the ... 
 9 Mar 2023
Fiona Hodgson, Chief Executive of SNIPEF

Stereotypes cited as main barriers to women entering the plumbing industry

Outdated stereotypes and poor career advice are seen as the main barriers for women considering a career in the plumbing and heating industry, according to a new survey from the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF).... 
 9 Mar 2023

Research shows AI won't replace experts anytime soon

UK Radiators ran the UK's most searched-for heating questions through ChatGPT's ChatBot, comparing its answers to their in-house experts, taking the AI’s strengths and weaknesses into account. Here is what they found:... 
 9 Mar 2023

Sustainable success at Thurrock as Ground Source Heat Pump switched on

Kensa Contracting and Thurrock Council celebrated an important milestone as the first energy and carbon saving ground source heat pump was switched on. It is one of over 270 residences benefiting from a landmark energy upgrade scheme delivered by ... 
 9 Mar 2023
Jeff House, External Affairs & Policy Director at Baxi

Baxi to deliver training and added installer incentives aligned with new Government scheme 

Baxi has been working alongside the Government to develop its new £5 million Heat Training Grant, designed to support 10,000 trainees to become low carbon heating experts with grants of up to £500 over the next two years.... 
 9 Mar 2023

UK hydrogen installations & funding continues to expand

Chris Goggin details construction projects and financial funding directly related to future widespread UK hydrogen usage. Customers of energy and all related products will be provided with insight into projects that involve hydrogen use and ... 
 6 Mar 2023
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