Residential HVAC

The Heating Hub Specialists Highlight Government’s Heat Pump Plan Doomed To Failure Without Increase In Training

The Government’s plan to increase heat pump installations is ‘doomed to failure’ without a substantial increase in training for installers, according to consumer advice specialists at The Heating Hub. Last week the Government outlined its 10-step plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’, which included a commitment to install 600,000 heat pumps every year by 2028. Jo Alsop, Founder of The Heating Hub, said: “There are many financial and environmental benefits...

Airthings Virus Risk Indicator Launched For Schools, Offices And Public Facilities

Airthings, makers of indoor air quality and radon monitors for homeowners, businesses, and professionals, officially unveiled a brand-new capability for its business solution: the Airthings Virus Risk Indicator. Designed to create an indoor environment where people thrive, but viruses don’t, Airthings’ Virus Risk Indicator is now available to all new and existing Airthings for Business customers. The new feature helps people understand their indoor air quality and how it contributes...

Could The Impact of COVID-19 Be Key To Addressing The Industry's Aging Workforce?

The impact of COVID-19 has hit all areas of industry in a variety of different ways; with mass redundancies, restructures and the need for diversification now dominating the headlines. It has also made a lot of people question their own careers and what is important to them; in fact, Google searches for the term ‘career change’ are up more than 500% on this time last year. With more than half of the heating and plumbing industry’s workforce due to retire in the next decade, an...

LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA Expands Robust Portfolio Of Single- And Multi-Zone Products With LGRED Technology

LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA has expanded its robust portfolio of single- and multi-zone products with LGRED (Reliable to Extreme Degrees) technology, bringing powerful heating capability to more single zone products, so as to push the industry forward in the electrification of residential and light commercial building sectors. Single zone products with LGRED Boasting superior heating capacity performance down to 5 °F and continuous heating operations down to -13 ˚F, products featu...

Residential HVAC Continues to Show Business Strength Amid COVID-19

The entire economy has been severely impacted by COVID-19, with small businesses being hit the worst. These businesses make up 47% of the private labor force and contribute 44% to GDP in the United States. Thankfully, not all small businesses are the same. Jobber’s Home Service Economic Report: Summer Edition analyzes the performance of the Home Service category throughout 2020, and shows a positive path towards recovery. It shows that the Contracting segment, which includes HVAC busines...

The Heating Hub Highlights That Majority Of Installers Are Not Trained To Fit Boilers To Run At Their Peak Efficiency

The UK’s heating industry has failed to train and upskill boiler installers to the standards required to fit modern condensing boilers, and 86% of installers feel ‘let down’ by the sector, according to research from consumer advice specialists at The Heating Hub. Modern high efficiency boilers became mandatory in 2005 and since then around 20 million boilers have been sold. However, there has been no corresponding investment made to upskill the workforce in heating system desi...

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