Together we have a stronger voice – the benefits of membership of UKLPG

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has a variety of benefits and advantages for off-grid homes and businesses. It performs in an identical way to natural gas; it is widely available; it’s reliable and it offers complete versatility of use. One of the greatest benefits of LPG is that it’s the lowest carbon conventional energy source available.

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But were you aware of all the benefits provided through membership of UKLPG, the national trade association for the LPG industry?

UKLPG is dedicated to the safe and effective development of the LPG industry and as a member you have a unique opportunity to help us to exert influence and contribute to a cleaner energy future. In the past 12 months we’ve submitted comprehensive responses to multiple Government consultations including ‘A Future Framework for Heat in Buildings’ Call for Evidence and more recently, the ‘Energy Performance Certificates in Buildings’ Call for Evidence. We’ve circulated these responses to MPs and have held many meetings with Government departments as we seek to influence further decisions on fuel policy.

We’ve also driven significant changes to help ease the pressures encountered during a winter of weather and supply issues, most specifically in the reporting of supply data to the Government to identify issues sooner; refinement of the drivers’ hours extension process; and the creation of a customer charter to aid communications. 

A reminder of the benefits

  • UKLPG membership gives you the opportunity to help shape the future direction of the LPG industry within the UK, and the ability to influence legislation through input to policy papers and participation in public relations campaigns. Together we have a stronger voice.
  • You also have the chance to feedback on subjects related to the creation and maintenance of an efficient and effective market environment – such as processes, guidance and communications.
  • Members receive access to events such as industry conferences, working groups and seminars, some of which are exclusively discounted.
  • As part of UKLPG, you are a crucial member of our community and have access to technical and safety support that can be used to promote the safe use of LPG.
  • We’ve published five Codes of Practice updates in the last year which set the standards that drive safe LPG practices in the UK - as a member you can get up to 50% discount.
  • UKLPG members can also make the most of the use of our logo and promotion on our website, and will receive monthly emails and a biannual industry magazine, keeping you fully informed on the latest news.

Who can join?

You can become a UKLPG member if you are involved in the sale of LPG in the UK or the supply of equipment or services related to LPG usage. There are two types of membership – full membership and affiliate and the latter has four different categories:

  • Installer Member
  • Sole Trader
  • Associate Member
  • Corporate member

If you’d like more information on joining us, please click here and fill out the application to start the process.

By Peter Westwood, UKLPG Chief Executive

The trade association for the LPG industry in the UK