Heat pumps have an important role to play in changing the way we build the homes of the future, according to Mitsubishi Electric.
Consultants, specifiers, architects and housing associations attended a thought-provoking event at the company's Hatfield headquarters.
Among the presenters at Transforming the Housing Technology Mindset was architect, campaigner and TV presenter George Clarke, who is an ambassador for Mitsubishi Electric's Ecodan air source heat pump. It was therefore surprising - and refreshing - that he barely mentioned the Ecodan, choosing instead to concentrate on what he described as outdated methods when it comes to building homes and communities.
"Wednesday’s announcement on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) should provide a much needed boost to the heat pump industry." Say's Russell Dean, Mitsubishi Electric
The increase in the air source heat pump tariff by 33% will enable the industry to grow towards the volume needed to help meet the country’s renewable targets and most importantly help customers reduce their heating bills.
We know that air source heat pumps are suitable for the vast majority of homes, can be straightforward to install and that they can make a real difference to alleviating fuel poverty. Heating oil prices have been tracking the recent increases in wholesale oil costs which is going to make this winter a little tougher for households.
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Find out more at the National ACR & Heat Pump Awards 2017.
Daikin UK celebrated a decade of its Daikin Altherma heat pump range and the success of its KEY Associate and Partner scheme at an exclusive event in Birmingham on the 8th September.
The conference featured market insights from Senior Analyst at Delta-ee, Steven Ashurst and an interactive polling session to gain market feedback from KEY installers, so it provided a valuable opportunity to share views on the future direction of the heating and renewables market.
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