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Mike Andrews LLB (Hons), LLM, Chief Executive, The NAPIT Group
Building Safety Act-ion
David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT Group and member of the Interim Industry Competence Committee, reflects on the journey of the Building Safety Bill and sets out how it will impact the construction industry. Introduced in the House of Commons on 5 July 2021, the Building Safety Bill received…
Don’t miss the BUS! What the Boiler Upgrade Scheme is and why installers and consumers should get onboard.
NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, reflects on the launch of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme, exploring what this means for installers and consumers and outlining how to get involved. According to the Climate Change Committee, there are 29 million existing homes that need to be upgraded to low carbon…
Bumps in the Road: The journey to Decarbonising heat in UK homes.
NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, responds to the current energy crisis and the BEIS Select Committee report on the Decarbonisation of Heat in UK Homes. The direction of travel set out by the Government is clear, and there were always going to be challenges to face when committing to…
NAPIT Chief Executive takes time to reflect on 2021
Mike Andrews Chief Executive of NAPIT Group, reflects on the challenges and highlights of 2021 and looks ahead to the opportunities that 2022 has to offer. This time last year I was looking ahead to 2021 and predicting a promising outlook for the repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) sector despite…
Meeting the Government’s Net Zero Emissions Targets – an installers perspective
David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT, provides an overview on the role installers are set to play in realising the Government’s Emissions Targets whilst considering what needs to be done to support them. In recent months I have met with senior politicians and department officials in a range of…