Posted: 28 March, 2017. Written by Ed Billington
Dr Matthew Goodwin has been appointed to the role of Standards Manager for the UKPC.
Matt was the MD of Purple Energy from 2006 to 2016, and a former director of the Wood Heat Association. With his extensive experience of designing and installing biomass heating systems, and a PhD in Climate Change Geology, he comes highly qualified and experienced for the role.
Matt's role is primarily to safeguard and promote the EN+ standard for wood pellets in the UK. This involves the sharing of best practice between members, ensuring installers are supported and trained, enforcing the standard against misuse and promoting the value of the brand to customers.
His role will also involve close co-operation with the REA, WHA, HETAS, BSL, BPG, EPC, AEBIOM and all other groups aligned to the Wood Heating industry.
He will also help us support our ongoing lobbying effort to Government and BEIS, to help keep the industry forefront in their minds.