The Vaillant Podcast

Hydrogen for installers with Mark Wilkins, Spencer Clark, Steve Keeton and Mark Danter

August 04, 2021 Vaillant
The Vaillant Podcast
Hydrogen for installers with Mark Wilkins, Spencer Clark, Steve Keeton and Mark Danter
Show Notes

Hydrogen for installers with Mark Wilkins, Spencer Clark, Steve Keeton and Mark Danter

The Vaillant Podcast is a heating industry podcast designed to support installers with every aspect of their working lives. From mental health to marketing, fitness to finances; installers can tune in to learn how to enhance their earnings, learning and wellbeing. 

In this episode of The Vaillant Podcast takes installers on a journey to understand what hydrogen is and its place within a low carbon heating future.
 
 In addition, the episode also aims to demystify some of the common misconceptions surrounding hydrogen, including its roll out, required infrastructure and applications, before finally exploring at the practicalities for installers looking to make a move into low carbon heating solutions.

Spencer Clark is Commercial Director at Vaillant for the UK and Ireland and has been with the business for over 17 years and has worked in the plumbing and heating industry for over 30 years.  Spencer’s role includes looking after the specification and commercial side of the business.

Steve Keeton is Director of External Affairs and Future Portfolio at Vaillant and has been with Vaillant for 30 years. Steve is responsible for looking at relationships with both government ministers and officials and trade associations to try and understand what the future looks like in terms of legislation and regulations. 

Mark Danter, Senior Strategy Manager at Northern Gas. Mark has worked for various consultancies over the years but has been working for Northern Gas since 2012. Over the last four years, Mark has been leading the work on hydrogen and is also chair of the ‘network safety and impacts board’ which is led by a government body, part of base.

Mark Wilkins is Technologies and Training Director at Vaillant. As someone who has been working in the industry for almost forty years, Mark has a wealth of expertise and knowledge across all aspects of domestic and light commercial heating.  Having held a variety of roles across many markets, including the UK, Ireland, Germany and Turkey, Mark has a unique view of the industry including the development of boilers and an in-depth knowledge of sustainable heating solutions, such as heat pumps. 


 Want to find out more about the world of hydrogen?

What is hydrogen and where does it come from? More info can be found here: https://www.vaillant.co.uk/for-installers/business-support/industry-drivers-and-legislation/hydrogen/

Hydrogen and the Role of Green Gas in Decarbonising Heat courses available from Vaillant can be found at https://www.vaillant.co.uk/for-installers/training/training/online-training/#table_3 

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