Kent heating firm invited to be an industry influencer

19 September 2023


The HHIC is a member organisation that drives, supports and promotes the sustained growth of the domestic heating and hot water industry in the UK.

Swale Heating Membership

Membership demonstrates Swale Heating’s standing in the sector and gives the Sittingbourne-based firm involvement in future policy making.

Swale Heating is one of the largest independently owned heating firms in Kent and the South East with a workforce of more than 500. The company has contracts with 25,000 private customers and 13 housing associations and home emergency providers, plus a Trading Standards Partnership with Kent County Council that confirms the quality of their work and makes it simpler for them to extend into new areas.

Swale Heating’s Business Development Director, Graeme Fotheringham, says, "becoming a member of HHIC allows us to add our voice to that of the wider industry and so help shape government policy. We always aim to be the best in our field, and the networking opportunities offered by membership will make it easier to share expert knowledge and be recognised as a leading voice within the industry.

HHIC are the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council. With a commitment to using their knowledge and expertise to give solutions to decarbonise heat and hot water in the UK, HHIC place practicality and sustainability at the forefront of their ethos. They are dedicated to helping both organisations and customers with best practice and technical expertise. HHIC are also responsible for ensuring that there is widespread understanding of technical and regulatory changes in the sector.

Stewart Clements, Director of HHIC, says, "I am pleased that Swale Heating has chosen to join HHIC. They specialise in boiler installations, maintenance and servicing and emergency repairs, and are a major player in the sector. They have an excellent reputation for both quality and value, and they will strengthen and add an additional dimension to our installer and contractor representation."

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