Tag: heat pumps

Visit a heat pump service – bookings now open 

Alasdair Hiscock, Design Lead in Nesta’s sustainable future team, explains its visit a heat pump initiative. Heat pumps are the best current technology to support decarbonisation of homes but there are only 250,000 homes with heat pumps in the UK.  Most people in the UK have never seen a heat pump. For those considering one, […]

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Octopus launches heat pump and solar referral scheme

Octopus Energy has unveiled the UK’s first heat pump and solar referral scheme.

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Ideal Heating secures retrofit contract with Bernicia Group

More than 200 of Ideal Heating’s Logic Air heat pumps are being installed in properties across the North East as part of a housing upgrade programme being carried out by Bernicia Group.

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Energy gallery opens at Science Museum

Energy Revolution: The Adani Green Energy Gallery is now open at the Science Museum in London.

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City Plumbing launches heat pump kit builder 

City Plumbing has developed an online tool to helps users select a suitable air source heat pump system for a property.

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Over half of UK builders unable to advise on heat pumps

New research from E.ON has found that 56% of builders in the UK say they don’t have the right information to advise on heat pumps.

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Keeping tenants and building users warm: sizing heat pumps correctly

Andy Smith, National Sales Manager at Grant UK, on the importance of specifying the correct size heat pump. The cornerstone of a successful heat pump installation is selecting the correct heat pump size. The output of a heat pump, measured in kilowatts (kW), denotes how much energy it can contribute to a heating system. If […]

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DESNZ must increase heat pump awareness, says report

The number of heat pump installations by December 2023 was less than half of planned projections, a new National Audit Office (NAO) report has found. The government wants to see 600,000 heat pumps installed per year by 2028 – an eleven-fold increase on 55,000 heat pump sales in 2022. By 2035, government wants to see […]

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Heat Geek to sponsor elemental Arena at InstallerSHOW 2024

Heat Geek is sponsoring the main elemental content theatre at this year’s InstallerSHOW, which runs 25-27 June at the NEC.

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Aira launches heat pump range promising 15 year ‘comfort guarantee’

Swedish technology firm Aira is continuing on its mission to disrupt the heat pump market in the UK and Europe with the launch of its first own-brand heat pump.

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Are gas engineers up to the challenge of heat pumps?

Graham Hendra hears doubts from a surprising source and wonders what it says about our attitudes to technology

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Huge rise in qualified heat pump installers

The Heat Pump Association has shared that there has been a significant rise in the number of qualified heat pump installers within the UK.

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