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Plumb Center welcomes incentive boosts
Chancellor George Osborne’s recent Autumn Statement confirmed a £200 million introductory offer to help boost the Green Deal when it eventually comes in to force.
Plumb Center has been working with the Government in the development stages of the framework and will continue to lobby for the inclusion of heating solutions as part of the scheme.
Tim Pollard, Head of Sustainability for Plumb Center explained the company’s position: “We have a fantastic opportunity ahead of us and Plumb Center will be responding to the specific questions that the Government has outlined. Our focus will be on highlighting the role that small businesses have to play in getting the message out there and increasing the uptake of renewable technologies to reduce carbon emissions.”
The same week also saw the launch of the £860m Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for non-domestic properties, which represent 38% of the UK’s carbon emissions. RHI offers support of between 1 to 8.5p per kWh for installations of biomass, heat pumps and solar thermal, all of which are included in Plumb Center’s product range. This ties in to the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) for homes under which over £2.5m in vouchers have been issued.
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Plumb Center is a specialist supplier of domestic and commercial lightside products including central heating equipment, plumbing, drainage, bathrooms and showers.
• Plumb Center is part of Wolseley UK which provides construction products and materials through a nationwide branch network, including Plumb Center, Pipe Center, Drain Center, Climate Center, Parts Center and William Wilson.
• Wolseley is committed to meeting customer needs by providing the right products and services when and where they are needed, at competitive prices. Its customers are anyone who constructs and maintains buildings and range from the largest construction companies to government organisations to self-employed contractors. Wolseley UK is a subsidiary of Wolseley plc.
• Further information on Wolseley is available on http://www.wolseley.co.uk