Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

Members vote for change at UHMA

The underfloor heating trade association, UHMA, saw its members vote for a new name and membership changes at the organisation.
Members vote for change at UHMA
Delegates representing 27 firms voted unanimously at the association's AGM to adopt statutes allowing the organisation to be called 'UHMA: The Trade Association for Surface Heating and Cooling'.

Members also voted to allow new categories of membership, including system designers and installers.

'For the first time, the association will represent the whole spectrum of our industry,' said chairman Chris Ingram, who was elected for another year in office.

'We've made huge progress over the course of 2009. We've managed to increase Membership - no mean feat in a recession! We've established working links with other trade bodies including the Heat Pump Association, The Ground Source Heat Pump Association, the Builders Merchants' Federation and the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council,' said Ingram.

Recently UHMA recognised a new training course specially developed by building services training provider Logic Certification. Ingram added: 'We've also taken steps to ensure that the demand for training in underfloor heating design and installation is finally being satisfied. Already well over 200 trainees have taken the special two-day course, which was developed under the auspices of BPEC in liaison with SummitSkills and UHMA'.

Chris Ingram will promote a new UHMA initiative aimed at training all counter staff in making the most of renewable energy in relation to underfloor heating. February will see UHMA's first exhibition display at the Manchester HEVAR show and will run its first major seminar on underfloor heating.
11 January 2010

Comments

Already Registered?
Login
Not Yet Registered?
Register

Last chance to enter HVR Awards 2024

This is your final chance to enter this year's HVR Awards as entries close on Friday June 21. Go to www.hvrawards.com for all the details and enter at www.hvrawards.com/enter...

  20-Jun-2024

Rinnai Installer Show 2024

Exclusive Low Carbon Product Launches - in Hydrogen & RDME / Hybrids / Heat Pumps / Electric / Solar)

  21-Jun-2024

STOKVIS R600

CONDENSING ULTRA LOW NOx PREMIX COMMERCIAL BOILER
  10-Jan-2019
Heating & Ventilating Review is the number one magazine in the HVAR industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to HVR

Diary

HVR Awards 2024