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Surge in demand for heat pump training

Logic4training says it experienced a 6,700% increase in online enquiries for heat pump training on the day of the government’s announcement to subsidise boiler upgrades.

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Heat pump project key to city’s low carbon future

The 3MW water source heat pump will be the largest project of its kind in England and will take water from the nearby floating harbour and use it to generate heat and hot water for local businesses and residents.  

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HNIP funding Kent’s transition to net zero

Over £165 million of Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) funding has been awarded since the scheme opened for applications in 2019. The most recent recipient is Kent County Council who has secured £2,478,000 to support the development of a low carbon heat network in Maidstone.


Cashback for installers and clients

Panasonic are currently offering installers £800 and their customers an additional £600 as part of their Green Install Cashback Scheme and Green Homes Cashback scheme.

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MCS quality assurance at heart of Green Homes Grants

The latest government update opening the new Green Homes Grant scheme up to domestic renewable technology installations including Heat Pumps and Solar Thermal, places MCS certified contractors at its core to ensure quality.


MCS hits back at Clean Heat Grant proposals

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has called for a review of the limited £100 million funding that government has provisionally made available for its proposed Clean Heat Grant scheme (CHGS).


An installer’s guide to the Clean Heat Grant

The Government is proposing a Clean Heat Grant Scheme (CHGS) that would commence from 2022, offering upfront funding of up to £4000 for each household or business purchasing renewable heating technologies. A tariff-based Green Gas Support Scheme is also being proposed to increase the percentage of biomethane available on the gas grid from anaerobic digestion facilities.


Industry welcomes Clean Heat Grant proposals

Industry bodies and renewable heating suppliers have cautiously welcomed the Government’s publication of its consultation on future support for low carbon heat.


Kensa boosts heat pump market with Evo series

Manufactured in Cornwall, the new Evo ground source heat pump series builds upon Kensa’s eighteen years of experience designing heat pumps specifically for British properties.


NIBE launches new models of next-generation heat pumps

Leading heat pump system manufacturer, NIBE, has launched the latest products to its range, the F1155 and F1255 inverter driven ground source heat pumps, both of which have been awarded MCS certification.


REI Spotlight; Finn Geotherm

The ground and air source heat pump installer, which started as a part-time one-man band with early installations of 6kW units, has grown to a 20-strong team undertaking landmark 350kW projects for pan-European companies. With a decade of operations and almost 600 heat pump systems now under its belt, directors David Alston and Guy Ransom outline Finn Geotherm’s early beginnings and future plans.