Mark McManus: helping consumers to go green.
Stiebel launches 'off-gas' advice service
Published: 30 November, 2010
MERSEYSIDE: Stiebel Eltron is launching a 'one stop shop' advice service for off-gas communities to help guide property owners through the complex, but financially rewarding, process of going green.
The company is one of the world's biggest manufacturers of renewable energy heat pumps and solar panels.
Managing director Mark McManus said the service would give guidance on a range of issues related to installing renewable energy heating products in domestic, private and public buildings in off-gas areas, reliant on expensive oil, coal or imported gas-based heating systems.
The service includes undertaking a survey of premises anywhere in the UK, no matter how remote, and producing a report for free. The report will examine the heat loss and energy demands of the building and detail a set of recommendations.
"The service can also advise on complying with legislation, applying for 'green' incentive schemes, and taking advantage of tax breaks.
"There are now significant government incentive schemes to help meet the costs of going green. But the schemes may be cut over the next few years and now is the time to apply for them," he urged.
"Our report and advice service draws on more than 25 years' worth of experience working in green energy around the world.
"We can tell homeowners which combination of green products are most suited to their home and what the financial case is.
"We can further ensure that a properly trained and qualified tradesmen fits the product to ensure it works to maximum potential. This is where green products fall down when they are not installed by experienced professionals."