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Associated organisations

At Vaillant, we are committed to supporting our industry, actively seeking change to ensure the heating industry has a sustainable future for years to come. We have aligned ourselves with like-minded associations who engage within the heating industry across all sectors in the UK.

We are proud to be associated with these organisations.

Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) is a not-for-profit trade body for the plumbing and heating industry in England and Wales. APHC was founded in 1925 and represents large plumbing and heating companies working on commercial projects, to sole traders working in domestic properties.

British Electro-technical & Allied Manufacturers Association

The British Electro-technical & Allied Manufacturers Association (BEAMA) is the UK trade association for manufacturers and providers of energy infrastructure technologies and systems. BEAMA represent more than 200 companies and support members to ensure that the UK has a strong electro-technical industry that is recognised as an essential part of modern society and brings invaluable economic, social and environmental benefits.

Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is the professional body for the UK plumbing and heating industry, made up of practitioners, consultants, specifiers, designers, public health engineers, lecturers, trainers and trainees.

Ground Source Heat Pump Association

GSHPA encourages the growth and development of ground source energy in the United Kingdom by - promoting the efficient and sustainable use of ground source heat pumps; developing ground source installation standards and lobbying for the ground source energy industry locally, nationally and internationally.

Home Builders Federation

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) is the representative body of the home building industry in England and Wales, voicing members' interests at a national and regional level. HBF members account for around 80% of all new homes built in England and Wales each year.

Heating and Hot Water Industry Council

The Heating and Hot Water Industry Council (HHIC) is a member organisation committed to defining practical solutions for decarbonising the UK domestic heating and hot water industry.

Heat Pump Association

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) is the UK's leading authority on the use and benefits of heat pump technology and co-ordinates technical and market research into areas of interest. The HPA influences legislation and issues that affect the interests of the industry in general, and its members.

Hot Water Association

The Hot Water Association (HWA) is a member organisation committed to effectively promoting the concept and use of stored hot water in domestic and commercial circumstances in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The HWA exists to support, drive and promote the sustained growth and improvement of standards within the entire domestic hot water industry.

Industrial & Commercial Energy Association

The Industrial & Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) is the UK’s trade association representing the industrial and commercial heating industry sector. ICOM represents the industry’s interests at UK Government and European levels and has been influential in securing both safe and reliable standards and regulations.

Manufacturers of Equipment for Heat Networks Association

Manufacturers of Equipment for Heat Networks Association (MEHNA) aims to be the voice of the equipment manufacturers as well as an association that works to ensure that equipment will operate safely and perform to a high standard.

Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation

The Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) is the trade association for plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland. SNIPEF upholds the standards of professional plumbing and works with the government, industry bodies and other stakeholders to ensure members are represented on industry issues.

Sustainable Energy Association

The Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) is a member-based industry body offering innovative policy solutions that link up building-level technologies and the wider energy system to achieve a low carbon, secure energy future for the UK, benefits for UK consumers, and commercial growth for businesses working in the sector.