Tag : Boiler Plus
Vaillant has said there is much further to go in order to fine tune the Boiler Plus efficiency standards introduced last year.
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.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government said it has set aside £9m in new funding to support planning and technical studies in order to establish 200,000 homes in new garden town and village projects in England.
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.
The government has told British Gas to stop providing quotations that fail to fully comply with Boiler Plus standards and reminded installers that the standards are mandatory
The August edition of H&V News finds a number of key industry bodies urging Theresa May to take a stand in Brexit negotiations within her party on ensuring some form of customs union and regulatory alignment to protect their supply chains and trade.
This month’s H&V News leads with in-depth coverage of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire that is looking at a range of technical and policy issues that may have led to blaze and the subsequent loss of life.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has said it will be “reminding” British Gas of its responsibilities to ensure every service it provides meets the minimum requirements of the mandatory Boiler Plus efficiency standards introduced in April this year.
British Gas is offering quotations to customers that decline to purchase new or replacement heating appliances that complies with the recently introduced mandatory Boiler Plus standards, leading to questions over policing of the new efficiency regulations.
Revisions to the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) that will make individual room temperature controls mandatory, pending certain conditions, have been welcomed by manufacturer Worcester Bosch as a reflection of current best practice within the UK boiler industry.