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Keep up to date with news and events from the hot water industry.

HETAS joins the Hot Water Association

HETAS, the official body recognised by the Government to approve biomass and solid fuel heating appliances, fuels and services, joins the Hot Water Associati... Read More

New Biomass Technical standard launched by HWA and HETAS

The Hot Water Association, HWA, in conjunction with HETAS today publishes a new Technical Standard entitled ‘Hot Water Storage Systems for Heating by Solid F... Read More

‘Naked cylinders’ breach Building Regulations warns HWA

‘A naked cylinder- those without insulation- breaches building regulations’ warns Isaac Occhipinti of the Hot Water Association, HWA. Read More

HWA Charter updated to include ErP Directive requirements

Following the successful introduction of the Energy-related Products (ErP) Directive in September last year, the Hot Water Association, HWA has updated its C... Read More

What’s the agenda?

DECC published their public attitudes survey two weeks ago and it was interesting to see where consumers get their information from about energy efficiency. ... Read More

Gas networks don’t just hide assets under ground

When I first got involved in the stakeholder panel of National Grid Gas Distribution, one of the most common complaints from the panel members was that they ... Read More

‘Common sense’ triumphs, as Lords reject Government decision to scrap zero-carbon homes

Responding to news that the House of Lords has blocked the Government's efforts to scrap the zero carbon homes standard, the Hot Water Association, HWA ... Read More

Cleaner systems make for warmer homes

There was a poignant obituary in the Times last week for the late David MacKay. It mentioned his hospital stay, before his untimely passing, and how the ward... Read More

Green gas is Top of the Pops

Those of us, of a certain age that is, that try to re-live our youth often end up doing so by listening to Radio 2, with its familiar music and presenters. Read More

Advance Appliances achieve HWA Charter Status

The Hot Water Association, HWA is delighted to announce that following an audit by independent certification company NAPIT, Advance Appliances Ltd have succe... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

There is a sad inevitability about the steel industry crisis that has filled TV screens over the past week. I suspect we all know how this will end, and it w... Read More

Gledhill celebrates double success

Gledhill, manufacturers of vented and unvented hot water cylinders and tanks for the domestic, commercial and industrial market, today celebrates a double su... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

This week I attended another industry roundtable, this time around the Bonfield Review but looking at “industry financing” (around £25 million) of advi... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

Last week I took part in a round table discussion, with DECC Secretary of State Amber Rudd MP and her ministerial colleague Lord Bourne, around an energy eff... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

This week, I was introduced to new generation radiators and shown data which compared old style panel radiators with new ones. The important aspect to rememb... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

Tell me what’s wrong with this approach. Well, that’s my challenge to you all. Let me explain. I’m currently reading the excellent book “Black Box Thinking” ... Read More

HWA tells Green Party - ‘All new build homes need to be ‘renewable ready’

The Hot Water association, HWA today tells the Green Party that ‘all new build homes need to be ‘renewable ready’. Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

It’s about this time each year that the UK Government publishes Greenhouse Gas Emission final figures, this time for 2014. They make for interesting reading ... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

Despite it being a relatively mild winter to date, I want to return to a hobby-horse of mine, the importance of energy efficient heating appliances in the ho... Read More

Weekly column by EUA's Chief Executive Mike Foster

Last week the major players in the energy networks, supply chain and representative bodies got together, thanks to the Energy Innovation Centre, to examine t... Read More

Driving to improve standards within the domestic hot water industry