The regional winners of the second Heating Installer Awards have been revealed. The ten finalists were selected by a panel of experts from the industry earlier this month, and will now face an online, public vote to decide the national winner.
The regional winners are:
- North West – Nick Irlam, Nick Irlam
- North East – Dean Foster, Dean Foster Plumbing and Heating
- South West – Ben Bowers, Ben Bowers Heating Solutions
- South East – Barry Primett, Source Heat Pumps
- East Midlands – Peter Booth, G V Booth Plumbing and Heating
- West Midlands – Stuart Woodward, HomeServe Walsall and Sutton
- Yorkshire and the Humber – Lee Brown, Smart Renewable Heat
- East of England – Mark Partridge, Bright Green Renewables
- Wales – Garry Lloyd, Blue Flame Gas Solutions
- Scotland and Northern Ireland – Scott Murray, McInnes Group
All regional winners will now be put forward to compete for the title of the UK’s Best Heating Installer, which will be announced at Installer2017 in May following the online public vote.
To vote, visit: www.heatinginstallerawards.co.uk/finalists. The deadline for votes is 9pm on April 30, 2017. Full terms and conditions can be found on the website.
The judges considered each entry against four criteria: technicality, professionalism, expert service and happy customers. The winners selected each demonstrated a desire to go to great lengths in order to deliver incredible levels of service for their customers, using innovative solutions that improve the quality of life of families and businesses across the UK.
Working together with the award sponsors, trade bodies and other renowned organisations in the industry, the aim of the awards is to raise standards even higher, unveiling the superstars who often go unnoticed.
The judges were compelled to also offer runner up positions in each of the ten regions, which included:
- North West – Andrew Beatty, Greenfields Heat and Power
- North East – Scott Findlay, Scott Findlay Plumbing and Heating
- South West – Jamie Streeter, SolarGeo
- South East – Sam Heathcote, Essential Heating
- East Midlands – Aaron O’Dell, O’Dell Heating and Plumbing
- West Midlands – Ian Smith, IJS Trade Services
- Yorkshire and the Humber – Neale Jackson, Swift Gas
- East of England – Richard Goodyear, Chelmsford Gas Services
- Wales – Ashley Carlisle, Warmserve Plumbing and Heating
- Scotland & Northern Ireland – Stuart Sugden, Sugplumb