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Going Green Guide

With a new wave of heating alternatives on the market to help us reach a lower carbon future, we’re spoilt for choice.

From heat pumps and Hydrogen to grants and schemes, it sounds easy to be eco-friendly. But is it really that simple?

In our Going Green Guide, you’ll find all of the above and more as we follow the latest news and industry updates in the heating and energy sector.

Hydrogen Boiler Labels

New Hydrogen Boiler Labels

Projects have been running behind the scenes in a bid to introduce hydrogen into our gas system. Ultimately, the goal is to decarbonise the UK, making homes more eco-friendly. Hy...

Gas engineering trainee working with copper pipes

Is Gas Engineering Still A Viable Career?

With the increased media focus on gas prices, the environmental impact of fossil fuels, advances in hydrogen production, and the growth of the renewables industry, it is easy to believe...

Heat pump and hot water cylinder

What Is A Heat Pump?

A heat pump is an alternative heat source to gas or electric boilers. They produce hot water for wet central heating systems, distributing heat to radiators and a stored hot...

Trainees working in domestic heating systems

Domestic Heating Systems Explained

Heat pump technologies work more effectively when coupled with correctly designed central heating systems. But, before discussing the system design for heat pumps, it is worth examining the common system...


Government 5k Heat Pump Grant

We’ve been covering the UK’s journey towards a greener future, and just this week, the government have made another announcement. They have revealed that the treasury will be providing £450...

Gas engineer trainee in the workshop working on a boiler - decarbonisation

Gas Engineers Response To Decarbonisation

Over the past year, we’ve been looking into the decarbonisation of the UK, from eco alternatives available to what it means for the public and manufacturers. Now, we’re looking at...

Gas engineer trainee working on a boiler - Going Green

Renewable Energy: Fact Or Fiction

Everyone is talking about going green and renewable energy – from supermarkets and clothing brands to energy companies and the government. There’s no getting away from the fact that we...

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Public Response To Going Green

In the late 1970s, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) first expressed concern over human activities and our effect on the planet. (Source: Soas) Since then, people have made everything from small...

White cast iron radiator

Industry Response To Decarbonisation

How has the industry responded to the decarbonisation plans for the UK? The 2020 budget report stated plans for the carbon from UK homes to be “virtually zero” in just...

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