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E.ON to expand heat network in Sheffield

E.ON has revealed plans that would more than double the size of its district heating network in Sheffield.

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Ideal Heating shares plans for UK Technology Centre

Ideal Heating’s £19.2m research centre in Hull will support the development of low carbon technologies, including heat pumps, and drive further innovation in the way homes can be heated sustainably.

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Chris Stark to lead government’s new Mission Control

Chris Stark will lead Mission Control – the government’s mission to provide Britain with cheaper and clean power by 2030.

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One in ten households need to install a heat pump

One in ten households need to install a heat pump during life of this parliament – five years – to meet UK’s climate obligations, says new research from Nesta.

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Smart sockets reduce energy costs by over a fifth

measurable.energy has installed its smart power sockets in the office of PKF Francis Clark in Bristol. 

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Utilita Energy launches smart metering apprenticeship

Utilita Energy and Cheshire College South and West have created a smart metering apprenticeship designed to overcome many of the communications issues engineers face during a smart meter installation, with the capacity to deliver 1,000 new engineers annually.

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Trust holds key to growth in home improvement

An exclusive in the programme for the elemental Housing Hub at last month’s InstallerSHOW was the launch of the Home Improvement Report 2024, published by Barbour ABI and presented at in conjunction with the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC).

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Closing the skills gap at speed and scale

The skills gap is a burning issue for construction, both at present and for the foreseeable future. So, there was strong interest in the panel debate on the topic of the changing landscape for industry skills, held in the elemental Arena at this year’s InstallerSHOW.

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REHAU launches RAUVIPEX pre-insulated pipe for heat networks

REHAU has launched RAUVIPEX, a high-performance pre-insulated pipe designed for district heating and heat network projects.

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Geberit revamps Aspire collection with mix and match

Bathroom manufacturer Geberit is launching a concept which allows end users to combine basins and furniture across its Aspire range for the first time.

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“Net zero terrifies me,” says Deborah Meaden

Deborah Meaden is very clear about her stance on sustainability, says Jess Shanahan, who attended her keynote at InstallerSHOW last week.

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Low-carbon and repairable hot water solution for homes

Innovating in response to both the climate agenda and circular economy drivers, smart cylinder business Mixergy showcased its latest solution at this year’s InstallerSHOW.

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