18th Aug 2016

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Simplify to Clarify – Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector

Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector is poor. In 2014, 16% of private rented sector tenants in England experienced problems with electrical hazards, which equates to nearly 1.5 million people living with unsafe electrics….

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12th Aug 2016

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Life after DECC

Managing Director of NAPIT Certification David Cowburn discusses how the recent restructure of the Department of Energy & Climate (DECC) could affect the energy efficiency and renewable’s industry and beyond. Of the recent whirlwind of…

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3rd Jun 2016

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members are heavily invested in the UK economy, the upcoming EU Referendum is a highly important and intriguing issue with many factors to consider….

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31st May 2016

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Electrically Speaking

NAPIT Managing Director of Standards David Cowburn discusses how a new NAPIT Electrical Inspector Scheme will drive up safety within the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. Excellence in electrical inspection and testing is one of the…

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5th May 2016

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Power to the People

Chairman Frank Bertie highlights the key findings of a new report, arguing that installers should be the central focus of future policymaking in the energy efficiency retrofit market  Finding the key to unlock the true…

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24th Mar 2016

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A New Deal for Energy Efficiency

Chairman Frank Bertie outlines the NAPIT Trade Association’s stance on the energy efficiency market following a comprehensive submission to the Every Home Matters review The Government’s track record on increasing the energy efficiency of buildings…

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19th Feb 2016

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Introducing New Head of Training Michael Collinge

As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, an organisation committed to promoting trade competence, it is difficult for me to overstate the importance of providing access to the right training. In fact, the continuity and…

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26th Jan 2016

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Looking ahead to the future of Solar PV…

If I were to sum up the Government’s response to the latest Feed-in Tariff consultation, I would say the outcome was brighter than expected. The initial proposals to cut tariffs by up to 87% (1.63p/kWh…

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3rd Dec 2015

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Winter is coming… but it won’t be a whiteout for business

It’s that time of year again. The time where we might all have expected to emerge, dazed and confused from the upheaval of the Chancellor’s latest financial plans. Thankfully, however, there are more than a…

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29th Oct 2015

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Why taking the initiative is so important

I’m Mike Andrews, CEO of NAPIT, and welcome to the latest in a series of blogs where our experts discuss the industry’s big issues. In this blog, Frank Bertie explains why positive change is vital…

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