Tag: air source heat pump

Fostering skills transfer and training

Aira’s UK chief executive Daniel Särefjord believes transferring the skills of boiler installers will be a catalyst for sustainable growth.

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Consultation published to relax heat pump planning requirements

The government has published a consultation on changes to Permitted Development Rights in England, which includes proposed changes to planning rules around air source heat pumps.

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Lifting the lid on heat pump myths

In the first of his columns for elemental and Installer, Graham Hendra explains how he found his heat pump calling

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Aira sets out bold ambition for UK heat pumps with £300m investment

Aira has launched into the UK, backed by £300 million in the first three years, with a distinctive and disruptive strategy selling direct to consumers on a monthly subscription with no upfront costs.

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Pay monthly heat pump to launch

Swedish company Vargas is launching the Aira heat pump, with a pay monthly option to improve affordability. Aira offers an affordable fixed monthly fee – currently piloting in Italy and will launch in Germany and UK later this year. The company has ambitions to be present in more than 20 markets by 2030. It has […]

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British Gas gives heat pump warmth guarantee

British Gas has introduced its Warm Home Promise, guaranteeing customers their money back if a heat pump does not warm their home as effectively as a traditional gas boiler. The promise is designed to reassure those worried switching to a heat pump will mean a cold house. Andrew Middleton, Managing Director, British Gas Zero, said: […]

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Government boosts funds to accelerate heat pump installs

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has announced more than £14 million in funding, with £5 million allocated to train thousands of heat pump installers. Over £9.7 million will go towards four Heat Pump Ready projects, helping cut costs and reducing disruption to consumers by coordinating the wide-spread rollout in concentrated areas. The […]

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Vaillant launches heat pump partnership with Kevin McCloud

Vaillant has teamed up with Kevin McCloud to help answer the common queries about the practicalities of installing and living with heat pump technology. The partnership also sees the launch of the Vaillant Heat Pump Challenge, which is looking for installers to help showcase how and when heat pumps work at their best. Research carried […]

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Torbay Leisure Centre cuts emissions with renewables

Torbay Leisure Centre is more energy efficient thanks to a £1.85m scheme to lower carbon emissions and install renewable energy. The work – part of a wider project to make Torbay carbon neutral by 2030, led by Torbay Council – was funded through a Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) grant which was secured by the […]

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Grant’s Aerona³ heat pump helps Colchester Football Club go green

Colchester Football Club has been a vaccination centre during the pandemic and when a new heating system was required for the vaccination area, a Grant Aerona³ air source heat pump was installed to keep this essential resource up to temperature. The grounds of Colchester Football Club in Essex have not only welcomed the club’s home […]

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