Larger employers within the heating sector required to pay the UK government’s Apprenticeship Levy are being urged to transfer up to a quarter of their unspent funds into their supply chains.
Vaillant has said there is much further to go in order to fine tune the Boiler Plus efficiency standards introduced last year.
Experts from the University of Exeter will lead work around compiling evidence on the opportunities and challenges posed by climate change to the building services sector and the broader UK economy.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has pledged to address industry concerns over current ventilation and indoor air quality standards (IAQ) as part of a forthcoming review of Buil
The Construction Products Association (CPA) has extended a Call for Evidence of how information on products is made available to the supply chain until April 23 in order to get a wider number of industry voices on potential risks.
The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has praised last year’s introduction of Boiler Plus efficiency standards for ensuring greater energy efficiency in UK heating appliances.
A £41m ‘Energy Superhub’ will be constructed in Oxford in order to support lower carbon heating and transportation through a smarter approach to electricity management.
The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has urged government to rethink how it is promoting smart meter use, citing a new user survey critical of their cost saving benefits.
Establishing a statutory ‘Construction Improvement Authority’ for the UK is among drastic changes needed to address significant failings in standards across the HVAC sector.
Any partial or complete switchover of the gas grid to Hydrogen will require drastic and wide ranging changes to heating technologies and their maintenance over the next ten years.