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Plumbase opens first Ecobase store

Plumbase has opened the doors to its first Ecobase showroom in Crowborough, East Sussex. Two more stores are planned in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, and Haslemere, Surrey, ahead of a national rollout.

The newly-launched brand will offer environmentally-friendly technologies including high efficiency boilers, energy efficient radiators, solar PV, solar thermal and biomass heating systems.

Plumbase managing director, Andy Gribble, said: "We take our commitment to energy saving very seriously and are proud to introduce Ecobase as a 'one-stop shop', providing solutions, advice, education and training for the installer and consumer."

"This will also be a useful resource for consumers to learn more when looking to make energy savings within their home or business."

Ecobase has signed up as a Green Deal provider when the scheme launches to support installers to gain MCS accreditation, certified renewables training and the Green Deal quality mark, which are necessary to install renewable technologies and demonstrate compliance with Green Deal standards.

"The Ecobase team gives clear and impartial advice to installers, allowing them to utilise the vast commercial opportunities arising from the government's upcoming energy saving schemes," he said.

"By 2020, 15% of energy consumption must come from renewable sources: a target set by the government. Together with the professional installer we aim to educate the consumer to increase the spread of renewable solutions and assist in meeting this target. We hope that this new dawn in energy efficiencies will propel Britain into a new era where energy saving and renewable technologies become mainstream in every build."

Source : Builders’ Merchants News
www.buildersmerchantsnews.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/6513/Ecobase_first_store_opens.html

24 September 2012
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