Delivering a Green Great Britain
As Green GB week takes place, NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, examines how the Government must effectively engage installers to help meet its low-carbon commitments. As Parliament settles into its Autumn session, clean growth is high on the agenda. The first ever Green GB week, held between 15th and 19th…
Towards a Smarter Future
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses the ongoing smart meter rollout and the impact it will have on households, businesses and tradespeople across the UK. The smart revolution is well and truly underway, with smart meters at the core of the transition to smart homes and businesses….
NAPIT Responds to the General Election Result
As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members are heavily affected by the future direction of the UK, the snap General Election result will have a major impact on the industries that we represent and there are still many questions that need to be answered. Once again, the…
NAPIT Responds to the Bonfield Review
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the release of the long awaited Bonfield Review and how its recommendations will improve energy efficiency in the UK and encourage the uptake of renewable technologies. After months of delays the Bonfield Review has finally been released. The ‘Each Home Counts Review’,…
Continuing Support for Those in Fuel Poverty
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the recent consultation on the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and how this could affect those living in fuel poverty in the future. With the current Energy Company Obligation nearing its end on the 31st March 2017, NAPIT has been active in responding…
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 activity across Westminster throughout the last few months, perhaps one of the most overlooked shifts…
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 potential of the green economy is something that has eluded numerous UK Governments. Whether through…
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 for the industry and why it’s important to make sure that your voice is heard….