LG said that it is seeing growing UK interest for hybrid heat solutions that can combine electric appliances such as its air to water heat pump technologies with traditional gas boilers.
The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) has said mental health awareness will be the key focus of this year’s Quality Plumber Week campaign. The latest campaign kicks off today (7 October) and will run until 13 October.
October’s digital edition of the H&V News magazine considers the government’s response to ongoing industry calls for clarity on how politicians and the industry can realise ambitions of eliminating carbon emissions from buildings by 2050.
New standard will require significant expansion of qualified heat pump installers
What the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is looking for in the Standard
A consultation intended to reshape key parts of the Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency and ventilation requirements in homes across England has been launched by government.
The government has published its routemap for the Future Homes Standard that former Chancellor Philip Hammond promised in his Spring Statement, embedding what it dubs with the latest generation of clean technology – such as air source heat pumps and solar panels - in new-build housing.
Commitments to push for the formation of a new building safety regulator by Secretary of State for Housing, Local Government and Communities Robert Jenrick have been welcomed by BESA as an example of a cross-party political consensus for drastic post-Grenfell reforms.
Urgent implementation of the government’s ‘future homes standard’ and setting a date for ending the use of fossil fuel heating systems in social housing are identified as vital steps to meeting the government’s net-zero carbon targets, a new report has concluded.
Heating policy has been put centre-stage of the national debate on how to prevent catastrophic climate change posing major questions for our homes and offices, Mike Childs, head of science, policy and research argues.