Netherlands to Ban Gas Boiler Installations From 2026

The Daikin Altherma 3 H HT Heat Pump
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The Netherlands will ban the installation of gas boilers in homes from 2026 and prioritise installing hybrid heat pumps, the Dutch government has announced.

Sustainable heating systems such as air source heat pumps can help to lower carbon emissions from homes and have comparatively low running costs compared to fossil fuel boilers. 

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.