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PRESS RELEASE: Heat Pump Association welcomes 2050 target – but urgent work is required to meet it

14th June 2019

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed the government’s announcement that the UK will become the first major nation to commit to reaching a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050. However, the HPA also warns that clear policy and a widespread adoption of ultra low-carbon heating systems are urgently required in order for the target…

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PRESS RELEASE: The HPA responds to Committee on Climate Change Net Zero report

3rd May 2019

The Heat Pump Association (HPA), as the UK’s leading authority on the use and benefits of heat pump technology, welcomes the publication today of the Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero report, which highlights that a net-zero target for UK greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is both achievable and will deliver on the UK’s Paris…

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PRESS RELEASE: HPA welcomes government’s plan to ban gas boilers in new homes by 2025

20th March 2019

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) says the government’s announcement in the Spring Statement that gas boilers will be banned in new homes from 2025 is a step in the right direction. It also supports the comments made by the Committee on Climate Change in their recent report, ‘UK Housing: Fit for the Future?’, which called…

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PRESS RELEASE: Heat Pump Association gives evidence at Westminster as part of parliamentary inquiry into emissions reduction targets

7th March 2019

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) was recently invited to give evidence during a parliamentary session held by the Science and Technologies Committee as part of its inquiry into ‘Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets’. Graham Hazell attended the session on behalf of the HPA at the Palace of Westminster on Tuesday 26th February 2019,…

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PRESS RELEASE: HPA highlights benefits of heat pumps in wake of report by Committee on Climate Change

25th February 2019

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed a report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) that calls for a ban on gas boilers in homes by 2025. The report, ‘UK housing: Fit for the future?’, calls on the government to get serious about tackling emissions from homes, warning that the UK’s legally-binding climate change…

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PRESS RELEASE: Improved thermal efficiency of buildings not just good for heat pumps

9th January 2019

Renovate Europe, a widely respected political campaign group targeting an 80% reduction in energy use in buildings across Europe by 2050, has reported that the EU are currently massively behind target, particularly in the domestic sector. There are an estimated 200 million dwellings in the EU that need renovating and improved energy conservation measures. The…

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PRESS RELEASE: Mike Nankivell to stand down as HPA President

22nd November 2018

Mike Nankivell has announced that he intends to stand down as Heat Pump Association (HPA) President at the end of 2018. Graham Wright, currently Vice President of the HPA, will take over the role of President in 2019. “It has been a pleasure to have had an active involvement with the Heat Pump Association since…

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PRESS RELEASE: HPA welcomes Prime Minister’s determination to reduce the energy consumption of buildings

25th May 2018

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on science and modern industrial strategy as a major step in reducing carbon emissions and the UK’s dependence on imported fuel. In a bold, landmark speech on Monday 21stMay, Mrs May committed the UK to reducing building energy use by half. Mrs May…

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PRESS RELEASE: FETA and HPA sign DecarbHeat Declaration of Support

20th July 2017

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) and the Heat Pump Association (HPA) have demonstrated their commitment to carbon free heating and cooling by signing the DecarbHeat Declaration of Support.

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PRESS RELEASE: HPA acknowledges RHI reform delay

19th May 2017

Although the 2017 reform of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Regulations were placed before parliament on 14th March 2017, it became apparent by Friday 31st March that due to drafting issues with the Non-Domestic Regulations there would be a delay before parliament could consider both in detail. As a result, the date that the regulations…

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PRESS RELEASE: HPA and FETA call on Government to devise climate action plan

10th April 2017

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) and The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) have joined other leading organisations in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP. The joint letter urges the UK Government to use its forthcoming plan to reduce carbon emissions, now confirmed to…

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PRESS RELEASE: HPA announces support for new RHI scheme reforms

14th February 2017

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) broadly welcomes the release today (14th December) of the Government’s intended reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme in Spring 2017. Mike Nankivell, President of the HPA, said: “Considering there was a genuine risk to the continuance of the RHI scheme due to Brexit, Government changes and the state…

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Heat Pump Association

5th April 2015

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) is the UK’s leading authority on the use and benefits of heat pump technology and includes many of the country’s leading manufacturers of heat pumps, components and associated equipment. The Association influences legislation and other matters that affect the interests of either the industry in general, or its members in…

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The Heat Pump Association (HPA) is the UK’s leading authority on the use and benefits of heat pump technology and includes many of the country’s leading manufacturers of heat pumps, components and associated equipment. The Association influences legislation and other matters that affect the interests of either the industry in general, or its members in particular. In addition, the HPA co-ordinates technical and market research into areas of mutual interest, identified by members with the aim of improving market opportunities for members, at home and abroad.
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