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Reinstating Boiler Scrappage Scheme in England Will Help Cut Fuel Bills

According to the latest Boiler Guide press release, reinstating the Boiler Scrappage Scheme in England will help homeowners cut their fuel bills. Boiler Guide is backing the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) who are calling on the Government to reinstate the boiler scrappage scheme in England, which last year saw more than 118,000 old […]

The Scottish Boiler Scrappage Scheme is back

People in Scotland will once again be able to take up the offer of cash funding to help replace old boilers thanks to the re-launching of the Scottish Boiler Scrappage Scheme. The Scottish Boiler Scrappage Scheme will once again be open for applications at 12.30pm on Tuesday February 1, 2011. The incentive aims to address […]

UK’s Domestic Central Heating Industry Expands Despite Recession

The credit crunch and subsequent recession, which is by no means over, have affected most types of business in the UK. The housing market suffered particularly badly, not least because the global financial collapse emanated from sub-prime mortgage lending in the US. Amid the economic turmoil, however, the UK’s domestic heating industry has shown encouraging […]

SEDBUK Banding Dropped in Changes to Building Regulations

As of the 1st October 2010, Part L of the Building Regulations is set to change in a bid to improve the energy efficiency of new homes in the UK. Over recent years, considerable attention has been paid to the efficiency of central heating boilers in order to meet the Government’s carbon emission targets. Schemes […]

Scottish Boiler Scrappage Scheme Set to Launch on 24th May

Boiler Scrappage Scheme Scotland

Following the relative success of the UK Government’s Boiler Scrappage Scheme, which benefited homes throughout England , the Scottish Government has announced plans of its own scheme to replace old, energy inefficient boilers with more environmentally friendly condensing boilers. Up to 5,000 eligible households in Scotland will be able to receive £400 towards the cost […]

Boiler Scrappage Scheme in England No Longer Open to New Applications

Boiler Scrappage Scheme now closed

Since its launch in January this year, the UK Government’s Boiler Scrappage Scheme for England has received mixed reviews. Green energy campaigners have, generally speaking, been in favour of the scheme, which enabled eligible households in the UK to receive a £400 voucher to put towards replacing their energy inefficient G-rated boilers with considerably more […]

Boiler Scrappage Scheme Proves Popular with Households

Boiler Scrappage

The Department of Energy and Climate Change announced yesterday 54,578 vouchers under the Boiler Scrappage Scheme had been issued to households within the first six weeks of the project. In total, 125,000 vouchers were made available under the scheme, which is ultimately designed to reduce carbon emissions caused by the energy inefficient G-rated boilers thought […]

Boiler Scrappage Scheme Hit by Extensive Delays

Since the UK Government announced its Boiler Scrappage Scheme, which provides homeowners with £400 vouchers (one per household) to replace their existing G-rated boilers with A-rated alternatives, the plan has attracted praise and criticism in equal measure. On the one hand, the Boiler Scrappage Scheme has been lauded as the answer to the nation’s domestic […]

Does the Boiler Scrappage Scheme Fail the Poor?

The UK Government’s Boiler Scrappage scheme was released under the guise of helping to improve energy efficiency in the home. Although there is no evidence to suggest the scheme is unable to achieve this aim, there are growing concerns that, aside from assisting the environment and lowering energy bills (at least to a certain extent), […]

Surging Fuel Bills Prompt Conservation Reminders

Gas & Electricity Prices

It is common knowledge domestic fuel bills have risen substantially over recent years and the trend is set to continue as new energy initiatives are set to be subsidised by consumers. It is also well-known wholesale fuel costs have dropped during this period, which means savings have not been passed on to consumers. The UK […]