Heat Pump Targets Won’t be Met Without More Support for Installers, MPs Warn

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There is a significant risk that the government will not meet its heat pump installation targets due to a lack of qualified tradespeople, MPs have warned.

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) says the UK’s net-zero carbon target for all homes by 2050 is unlikely to be achieved without the introduction of major changes, such as recruitment incentives for heat pump installers. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.