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…
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 White Paper on Housing
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses the Government’s White Paper on Housing and how this could affect the industries that we represent. Last month the Government released its anticipated white paper on housing. The paper, entitled ‘Fixing our broken housing market’, discusses the current problems in UK…
The Low Carbon Future of Transport
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the rapid rise of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) in the UK and how this will contribute to a low-carbon future. Since 2008 and the launch of the first legal all-electric car, the number of electric vehicles has risen exponentially with no signs…
How to Protect your Business with Confidence
As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members consist of businesses both large and small, the growing issue of under insurance is a concerning issue with many factors to consider. To delve into this subject further, we bring you a guest blog from the British Insurance…
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’,…
Unravelling the Autumn Statement
As Chief Operating Officer of the NAPIT group, a national organisation whose members are heavily invested in the UK economy, the recent Autumn Statement unveiled by the chancellor is in no doubt an important issue for us to consider moving forward. With the Chancellor releasing his Autumn Statement on the…
Can the Government Meet its House Building Target?
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the Government’s target of building one million homes by 2020 and the progress that has been made so far. Following on from the general election last year, the Government set an ambitious pledge to build one million homes in England by 2020….