Tag : energy efficiency
The government will implement the Trustmark endorsement scheme as a core requirement of the third Energy Company Obligation (ECO3), despite fierce ongoing opposition to the changes from some heating industry bodies over the potential disruption to boiler installations.
OFTEC has said that the heating industry has lost confidence in government sustainable building programmes such as proposals for the third Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) scheme.
The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has warned that government proposals to overhaul the third Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) scheme will serve only to undermine industry.
Calls from parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to make improving the energy efficiency of UK buildings into a national infrastructure priority have been welcomed by the National Energy Action (NEA) charity.
The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has said the launch of the PAS 2035 standard will undermine efforts to introduce more efficient heating to address fuel poverty in older homes.
Ensuring widescale domestic energy efficiency will be vital to realise calls for stricter UK carbon emissions targets and should be made a “national infrastructure priority”, a fuel poverty charity has warned.
A new framework developed through six months of cross industry collaboration will outline new standards for construction groups and building owners focused on managing energy demand to net zero carbon standards.
Vaillant has said there is much further to go in order to fine tune the Boiler Plus efficiency standards introduced last year.
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.
Manufacturer Viessmann has argued that an expansion of the Boiler Plus efficiency standards to include news homes can better address concerns about energy efficiency in UK housing.