The recent developments on the RE:FIT scheme are an excellent indication that plans to reduce carbon emissions from the UK’s built environment are accelerating. The programme was initially London specific, whereby the Mayor of London and European Union European Regional Development Fund helped the likes of NHS bodies, central government agencies, schools and universities, borough councils and heritage organisations to guarantee cost savings in the development and delivery of more energy efficient measures in their buildings. Now, 16 energy service companies have been selected to work in conjunction with the HM treasury and the Local Government Association to provide the same support and guarantees to public sector clients outside of London. It... Read More
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Jaga Heating Products UK was delighted to receive the announcement from the HPA (Heat Pump Association), confirming that the DECC have made the much anticipated Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) a reality. This is a positive and promising step forward in our nation’s push towards the “20-20-20” targets. As the Minister of Energy, Greg Barker, said himself, “This is the first scheme of its kind in the world – showing yet again that the UK is leading the way in the clean energy sector.” Now, a new challenge lies ahead of the HVAC industry. As we wait, expectantly, to see a rise in the implementation of ‘Step 1’ systems like heat... Read More