Heating Installer Awards 2024 regional winners and category shortlists revealed

The Heating Installer Awards has announced its 2024 regional and sustainability winners as well as the finalists for its Rising Star and HVAC categories.

The shortlists have been decided by a panel of experts including representatives from the awards’ partners CIPHE, The IPG, Polypipe Building Products, Samsung Climate Solutions and Stelrad, who recently scored all of the entries on their technical expertise, problem-solving, product knowledge and outstanding work.

The panel was also joined by the 2023 Heating Installer Awards national winner, James Bowen from Integral Plumbing, Heating & Renewables Ltd and Most Sustainable winner, Liam Barry from Custom Renewables, who scored their respective categories.

Now in its ninth year, the Heating Installer Awards recognises the achievements and raises the credibility of plumbers and heating installers across the country who deliver excellent work on a daily basis. Targeting every region across the UK, the awards encourage plumbers and installers to nominate a project that they are particularly proud of. The projects demonstrate high technicality, outstanding professionalism and exceptional service – all resulting in a happy customer.

The industry judges explained the entries received this year were of an exceptionally high standard and made selecting the winners no easy task.

The regional winners are:

  • East Midlands: Omar Taib
    • East Midlands Highly Commended: Glen Wakeling
  • East of England: Mark Denman
  • North East: Craig Gilhome
    • North East Highly Commended: Nic Pearse
  • North West: Nick Irlam
  • Scotland: Arran Donald
  • South East: Liam Barry
    • South East Highly Commended: Michael Paini
  • South West: Huw Jenkins
  • Wales & Northern Ireland: Daniel Davies
  • West Midlands: Billy Reece
  • Yorkshire and the Humber: Damon Blakemore

The sustainability winners are:

  • Sustainability Midlands: Daniel Davies
  • Sustainability North: Damon Blakemore
  • Sustainability South: Michael Paini

Rising Star shortlist:

  • Daisy Andrews
  • Joe Styles
  • Luke Neale

HVAC shortlist:

  • Dean Franklin
  • Nick Irlam
  • Oliver Ball

The regional and sustainability winners and category finalists will now go through to the next stage of the awards, which involves a technical challenge and a public vote, with some money-can’t-buy prizes up for grabs for the winners.

To get behind an installer and vote for them to be crowned the National Winner, Rising Star, HVAC, or the Most Sustainable installer, customers and members of the public can visit the Heating Installer Awards website and cast a vote.

The public vote will make up a quarter of the overall scores, alongside the judges’ scores and the scores from a technical challenge.

The winners will be announced on 26th June at Installer Show in Birmingham NEC.

You can register for a ticket to the show by clicking here.

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