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The Government has announced that the Green Homes Grant scheme will finish on 31 March 2021. People who have had their applications for vouchers under the scheme accepted will receive any money owed, but no new applications will be accepted after the end of this month.
Posted: 29/03/2021 - Read Full Story
Applicants for the Green Homes Grant have started to receive their vouchers and we’ll be completing the first installations in the next few weeks.
Posted: 18/01/2021 - Read Full Story
A Government scheme has been created to fund the installation of central heating systems into homes that do not have, and have not previously had a central heating system.
Posted: 05/11/2020 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line is an accredited installer in the new government scheme to make homes more energy-efficient, which runs until 31 March 2022.
Posted: 05/11/2020 - Read Full Story
We have been working hard throughout the Coronavirus pandemic to ensure that our customers have safe and effective heating systems in their homes.
Posted: 05/11/2020 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has been endorsed by the Which? Trusted Trader scheme for over two years now and 100% of clients who left a review on the Which? Website said that they would recommend our services. We score 4.9 out of 5 for customer service, quality and value.
Posted: 20/08/2018 - Read Full Story
We are pleased to welcome Paul Farey to Plumb-Line as our new Operations & Sales Director in Northampton.
Posted: 20/08/2018 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has passed a rigorous assessment process and we’re now officially a Which? Trusted Trader, along with all of our other accreditations. This scheme only endorses reputable traders who meet its high demands.
Posted: 12/06/2016 - Read Full Story
The Energy-related Products (ErP) Directive comes into force on 26 September 2015. This directive from the European Union requires manufacturers of space and water heating products to provide an energy-rating label for each product, similar to those commonly seen on white goods.
Posted: 25/09/2015 - Read Full Story
The government has made further adjustments to the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive tariffs
Posted: 28/08/2015 - Read Full Story
We are pleased to have been appointed a registered installation partner with Wood Energy, a specialist supplier and installer of high efficiency automatic wood heating systems.
Posted: 27/08/2015 - Read Full Story
The government continues to make small changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive schemes. It is likely that the tariff rates will gradually decrease as the uptake of the schemes increase, so we are advising people who are interested to act as soon as possible.
Posted: 05/02/2015 - Read Full Story
We'd like to wish all of our customers, friends and suppliers a very happy Christmas and everything you wish for in 2015. We will be closing for Christmas at 12.00 noon on Wednesday 24th December...
Posted: 23/12/2014 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line is moving to new premises just around the corner on Friday 28th November.There may be some disruption to our telephone service during the day.If you are unable to contact us on 01604 644500, then please call 07561 569372.
Posted: 27/11/2014 - Read Full Story
The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, launched in April 2014, has proven to be a big success for homeowner David Taylor from rural Northamptonshire.
Posted: 26/09/2014 - Read Full Story
We are grateful to everyone who has referred Plumb-Line to new customers over the years, and we’re introducing a new scheme to say thank you.
Posted: 16/09/2014 - Read Full Story
After just six weeks, the Government’s Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) closed to new applications at 6.30pm on 24 July. The Government cited ‘overwhelming popular demand’ for the decision to stop the scheme which had reached its budget allocation. All applications received prior to the fund closing that satisfy the terms and conditions and meet the eligibility criteria will be honoured at the original rates.
Posted: 31/07/2014 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line sponsored the Environmental Award at the East Midlands final of the Young Enterprise Company Programme, which was presented recently at Nottingham University Business School.
Posted: 20/06/2014 - Read Full Story
If you need to replace your gas boiler, you could receive £1000 cash back thanks to the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund.
Posted: 10/06/2014 - Read Full Story
The latest government scheme to help households pay for energy efficiency improvements starts in June 2014. People in England and Wales will be able to get up to £7,600 back on money that they pay for specific energy efficiency measures through a new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund.
Posted: 29/05/2014 - Read Full Story
The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Domestic RHI) was officially launched on Wednesday 9th April. It is a financial incentive from the government to encourage people to switch to renewable heating systems.
Posted: 15/04/2014 - Read Full Story
We are offering a special deal on gas boiler services, so you can make sure that your boiler is safe, efficient and ready for next winter! This fixed price of just £60 includes VAT and is valid for gas boiler services completed during the months of April, May, June and July. The normal price is £75.
Posted: 15/04/2014 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line was pleased to work on a new solar PV installation with roofing company EG Swingler & Sons for Hanover Housing in Corby.
Posted: 20/03/2014 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has been contracted by Annington to assist with the refurbishment of 64 properties at its Beaufort Green site in Uxbridge, Middlesex, as well as other sites around the country.
Posted: 10/03/2014 - Read Full Story
We would like to send warm wishes to all of our customers, suppliers and friends for a very Happy Christmas and a happy and successful 2014. Please note that the office will close at 12.00 noon on Tuesday 24th December and reopen on Thursday 2nd January. We will continue to provide emergency 24 hour cover over the Christmas period, so if you require emergency assistance, please call 01604 644500 to contact our out-of-hours engineer.
Posted: 23/12/2013 - Read Full Story
The Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme offers grants of up to £2,300 for householders to help pay for new renewable heating systems. However, time is running out as the scheme is due to end on 31 March 2014.
Posted: 05/12/2013 - Read Full Story
Along with our OFTEC certification, we have now achieved PAS2030 accreditation for oil boiler installations following a quality audit at our office and on-site inspection of a boiler installation.
Posted: 19/11/2013 - Read Full Story
We have been selected as the regional partner to install and maintain ‘Everlasting Boilers’ for customers in the Midlands, including Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. So, if you need to replace an old, inefficient boiler, but can’t afford the upfront investment, you can have a new high efficiency gas boiler installed, serviced and maintained for a monthly fee.
Posted: 11/11/2013 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has won a competitive tender to install new energy efficient gas central heating systems in three libraries in the county – Desborough, Thrapston and Middleton Cheney.
Posted: 25/10/2013 - Read Full Story
After winning the Carlsberg Cup six-a-side football tournament earlier in the summer, the Plumb-Line team were presented with the cup at Sixfields at the weekend. Well done boys!
Posted: 28/08/2013 - Read Full Story
Two new Mini vans are the latest vehicles in the Plumb-Line fleet to hit the road. This brings our fleet of branded vehicles up to 18...
Posted: 16/08/2013 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has installed more than 60 new central heating boilers free of charge in homes in the Luton area.This is part of the Government’s Affordable Warmth or HHCRO (Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation) Scheme to help reduce domestic heating bills and alleviate fuel poverty.
Posted: 13/08/2013 - Read Full Story
As well as installing free gas boilers directly for eligible customers under the Affordable Warmth scheme, Plumb-Line has been selected as a partner for companies within the Travis Perkins Group, including Travis Perkins, City Plumbing and PTS.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - Read Full Story
Congratulations to the Plumb-Line team who won the Carlsberg Corporate Cup in a six-a-side football tournament.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has become an accredited Green Deal installer, after achieving the quality standard PAS 2030. This certification focuses on delivering energy efficient measures for existing buildings to a consistently high standard.
Posted: 29/05/2013 - Read Full Story
Following the coldest Easter weekend ever recorded in the UK, there’s some good news regarding heating costs for people on low incomes. The Government’s Affordable Warmth scheme is helping people on low incomes by replacing or repairing, old, broken and inefficient boilers free of charge. Since the scheme started in December, the team at Plumb-Line has installed around 200 new central heating boilers in households in and around Northamptonshire.
Posted: 15/04/2013 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line has been awarded accreditation from safecontractor, a leading third-party accreditation scheme, in recognition of our high standards in health and safety management.
Posted: 15/04/2013 - Read Full Story
As part of the Energy Company Obligations (ECO) to reduce heating bills, Plumb-Line is now working with Vaillant, the UK’s number one heating manufacturer, to help people with lower incomes to have warm and efficiently-heated homes.
Posted: 28/01/2013 - Read Full Story
The Warm Front scheme is now closed to new applicants. It was a government grant assistance scheme operated by Carillion, targeting domestic boiler installation or additional insulation to vulnerable customers on certain state benefits.
Posted: 28/01/2013 - Read Full Story
After a rigorous assessment procedure, Plumb-Line has now been accredited by MCS, (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) an internationally recognised quality assurance scheme for small scale generation of renewable energy.
Posted: 26/03/2012 - Read Full Story
Plumb-Line is a now a member of the Buy With Confidence approved trader scheme operated by Northamptonshire County Council.
Posted: 26/03/2012 - Read Full Story
Pupils at Nicholas Hawksmoor Primary School in Towcester will be as warm as toast this winter thanks to a new energy efficient heating system installed by Plumb-Line of Northampton.
Posted: 11/01/2012 - Read Full Story
We are now offering customers interest-free credit over a 12-month period, so you can spread the cost of your new central heating installation.
Posted: 25/11/2011 - Read Full Story
We have recently added three new Ford Transit vans and a Peugeot van to our fleet, bringing the total number of vehicles in the fleet to 18.
Posted: 06/09/2011 - Read Full Story
The MCS is an internationally recognised quality assurance scheme for small scale generation of renewable energy and it demonstrates to customers that a company is committed to meeting rigorous and testing standards.
Posted: 09/06/2011 - Read Full Story
Congratulations to four of our apprentices who have recently achieved their Gas Safe qualifications.
Posted: 09/06/2011 - Read Full Story