Switch2 Energy is shortlisted for two Housing Excellence awards
Community and district heating specialists Switch2 Energy has reached the finals of the prestigious Housing Excellence Awards – in the ‘Supplier of the Year’ and ‘Best App/Online Tool’ categories.
Judges have recognised Switch2’s 35-year track record of delivering lower carbon, more affordable heat to UK residents, and its success as an innovator at the forefront of new technologies for the fast growing heat network sector.
Switch2 is one of the biggest providers of services across the entire value chain of community and district heating schemes. This ranges from the manufacture, supply and installation of smart metering and heat interface hardware, through to credit and pay-as-you-go billing, energy centre maintenance and operation, and resident relationship management.
Kirsty Lambert, Director of Switch2 said: “As a British business that has supplied virtually every aspect of the district heating industry for almost four decades, we are very proud to reach the final of the ‘Supplier of the Year Award’.
“It’s also a big honour to gain recognition for our Switch2 Quickpay App, which complements our smart metering technologies to make energy payment as quick and easy as topping up a mobile phone. We’re proud that our smart technologies are revolutionising energy prepayment and that more than 10,000 residents currently use our App.”
Switch2 supplies more than 70,000 homes across 500 district heating schemes – partnering with local authorities such as Sheffield City Council, social Landlords, such as First Choice Homes, and private housing companies like Hyde Group to serve the needs of their residents.
As UK market leader in energy metering, heat billing and pay-as-you-go solutions, Switch2 manages in excess of 240,000 energy bills per year. By designing and manufacturing smart metering and heat interface technologies in-house, the company is able to accelerate the introduction of innovative new products to the heat network sector.
Further information: www.switch2.co.uk