Government Policy

Net Zero Carbon - The Latest Report

Net Zero Carbon - The Latest Report

In this blog, we look at the latest advice to the UK Government from the Committee on Climate Change, which details a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by 2050.

Government Pledges to Ban Boilers In New Homes By 2025

Government Pledges to Ban Boilers In New Homes By 2025

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has today announced the Government’s commitment to ban fossil fuel heating from new homes by 2025. In today’s Spring Statement, Hammond confirmed the introduction of a new standard for new build homes will be introduced by 2025, in order to future-proof new build homes with low carbon heating, such as heat pumps.

Gas Boilers Banned In New Homes By 2025?

Gas Boilers Banned In New Homes By 2025?

According to the latest advice from Government advisors, new build homes should be banned from connecting to the gas grid within as little as 6 years in order to tackle climate change. As reported in the Times and the BBC, The Committee on Climate Change report, titled “UK Housing: Fit for the Future”, suggests that all new-build homes in the countryside should be heated by heat pumps, rather than traditional fossil fuel boilers.

Funding Available to London Businesses to Switch to Cleaner Heating

Funding Available to London Businesses to Switch to Cleaner Heating

After an announcement on the 30th July, The £10 Million Cleaner Heat Cashback Scheme incentive scheme allows small businesses in London to apply for funding to switch to ‘cleaner’ heating systems.

Are Heat Pumps The Go-To Solution For House builders?

Are Heat Pumps The Go-To Solution For House builders?

In this blog, we assess the growing number of reasons why heat pumps are the go-to solution for house builders and developers. As well as the benefits to the appeal, running costs and energy efficiency of the property, it might not be long before the Government make heat pumps the mandatory option.