What do the RHI reforms mean for you?

The long awaited reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations were successfully passed through parliament and came into force on 22nd May 2018. Impacting both the domestic and non-domestic schemes, the changes address payment eligibility discrepancies and introduce policies covering metering of heat pump performance, tariff guarantees as well as extending the RHI’s budget […]

Do rising oil prices mean productive investments in renewables?

A senior EU official has said that rising oil prices following the US’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, should act as a wake up call for Europe to put policies in place that will encourage investment in renewable energies and lower resilience on imported fossil fuels. Dominique Ristori said promoting renewables is “a productive […]

Can the UK halve energy use in buildings by 2030?

    H.D. Services have long believed that in order for the UK to reduce energy usage and move towards clean growth, then the requirement for new buildings to be carbon zero needs to be written into law. It appears that the government are now beginning to think the same way. In a speech on […]

We still have a lot to learn from Europe

Europe is the global leader in renewable heat, but there’s plenty of room for improvement. Being bottom of the class, the UK is a case in point, writes Marcus Franck. Mr Franck makes interesting observations regarding incentive schemes, barriers to uptake and what needs to be done for the UK to meet its own Renewable […]

Is it too late for Britain?

With targets to meet set out in the Paris agreement, is Britain too late to meet its target to decarbonise heat by 2050? The lack of direction shown by the Government in the decarbonisation of heat in the UK is concerning. The scale of funding for research into low-carbon heating options indicates a lack of […]

Make your dreams a reality at the NSBRC

This weekend H.D. Services Ltd will be in attendance at the National Self Build and Renovation Show being held at the National Self Build and Renovation Center in Swindon. The NSBRC is a unique environment where prospective self-builders and renovators can find information from financing to finishes and from planning to piling. The expertise available […]

Introducing your Highly Commended RHI and Small Project Installer

We are proud to announce that we were Highly Commended at the East of England Energy Efficiency Awards held in Stansted last week. We achieved success in the categories of RHI Installer of the Year and Small Scale Project of the Year 2018. For us as installers of a niche technology, we are ecstatic to […]

Finalists at the regional Energy Efficiency Awards 2018

  H.D. Services Ltd. are proud to announce that we are finalists in the East of England Energy Efficiency Awards! We have entered 2 categories – RHI installer of the year and Small Scale Project of the Year. The awards are held on the 2nd May 2018 in Stansted It is testament to our hard […]

Can renewable heat and energy efficiency help with Gas Grid security?

The beast from the East may have left our shores, but many homes felt the effects of the high demand placed on the gas grid during this period. It is time to ask whether renewable heat and energy efficiency measures can have a positive impact on the security of the gas grid in the future. […]

Things are hotting up – the UK Heat Pump market is growing!

It’s been a tough few years for all involved in the Renewables Industry – particularly the heat pump market. With economic downturn, uncertainty relating to the survival of the Renewable Heat Incentive and the impact of Brexit the heat pump market struggle in recent years.   But things are finally looking up – and about […]