Opinion

What can the new government do for heat pumps? Here are some ideas

What can the new government do for heat pumps? Here are some ideas

I’m sure the last thing Keir Starmer needs right now is some “helpful” advice from me. But my editor insists and he has contacts, so I’ve been asked to give a few thoughts son what the new government can do for the heat pump industry.

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Time to put indoor air quality at the heart of refurbishment

Time to put indoor air quality at the heart of refurbishment

BEAMA Strategy Director Kelly Butler explains why the new government should have IAQ and ventilation high on its list of priorities.

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2024 General Election: a brave new world or more of the same?

2024 General Election: a brave new world or more of the same?

Rinnai’s Chris Goggin reviews the NetZero policy statements espoused by both of the main political parties this side of the General Election, considers the viability of these plans, and gives a summary of the key issues regarding investment, infrastructure and cost evaluated against the trajectory of the international energy market and realistic domestic requirements. A […]

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Decarbonising higher education – the investment challenge

Decarbonising higher education – the investment challenge

Universities offer a real opportunity for upgrading to smarter buildings, providing the financing is right, says Toby Horne of Siemens Financial Services

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Enhancing quality of life through healthier indoor environments

Enhancing quality of life through healthier indoor environments

Matthew Maleki, CIAT’s indoor air quality champion, explores the significance of maintaining high IAQ and IEQ standards.

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Time for a Great British Retrofit

Time for a Great British Retrofit

Let’s make green growth and urban regeneration a focus for the election, says Tassos Kougionis

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Why it’s time for the UK to have a heat pump court

Why it’s time for the UK to have a heat pump court

Graham Hendra wants to see a bit of Swedish-style justice introduced into these shores

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Can the Conservative party be trusted with solar farm policy?

Can the Conservative party be trusted with solar farm policy?

In the latest of his solar series for elemental, Dr Seb Berry discusses Conservative opinions and policies on solar energy.

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The low-cost cooling solution unique to GSHP

The low-cost cooling solution unique to GSHP

After the Environmental Audit Committee labelled the government’s responses on adapting to heatwaves a “missed opportunity”, Kensa Heat Pumps has urged for more to be made of how heat pumps can provide cooling for buildings.

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Driving district energy in the UK

Driving district energy in the UK

Gareth Ash, Marketing Communications Manager at Danfoss, addresses the imperative of fostering sustainable district energy networks in the UK amid rising demand for efficient and environmentally friendly energy solutions.

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The rise of hot water heat pumps

The rise of hot water heat pumps

In our latest column from trade association BEAMA, Shaun Hurworth, marketing director at member company Dimplex, discusses the potential of hot water heat pumps for decarbonising new and existing UK homes.

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Freeing ourselves from the shackles of heat pump planning permission

Freeing ourselves from the shackles of heat pump planning permission

In his latest column for elemental, Graham Hendra navigates a path around the current planning challenges for those involved with heat pump design and installation

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