History

With Stiebel Eltron UK you can have the comfort of knowing that you are dealing with a stable and well established business with a long track record of manufacturing quality green products and designing optimum solutions to your heating, hot water and electrical generation needs. Stiebel Eltron products have been on sale in the UK for more than 25 years. In 2008, following the rise in interest in green energy solutions in the UK, the decision was made to open a full UK subsidiary of the long-established German business. Since then the business has grown year on year .

Official launch of UK subsidiary
Official launch of UK subsidiary

A new beginning

2008: Launch of new subsidairy.

With a rising interest in renewable technologies in the UK market the decision was made to invest in the UK market with a full business based in Bromborough on the Wirral. In Februrary the UK business is launched with the opening of the new head office and May saw the official opening of STE UK by Dr Stiebel, the Mayor of Wirral Cllr Adrian Jones and MP Ben Chapman

The team collect Wirral environmental award
The team collect Wirral environmental award

An award winning beginning

in 2009 Stiebel Eltron wins Environmental Award at the Wirral regional business award. With over 100 installer partners already in place we were poised for growth.

Winners of the Wirall Business
Winners of the Wirall Business "Think Big" award

Growth even in the face of recession

2010: A year of outstanding growth for Stiebel Eltron UK against a background of economic uncertainty. With an 18 per cent turnover growth during the year the business completes major prestidgious projects such as the installation of the WWK 300 for the Finacial Services Authority in Canary Wharf.

In July the team were winners again at the Wirral business award, winning the Think Big award for the most innovative business.

Worcester university campus installs Stiebel Eltron products
Worcester university campus installs Stiebel Eltron products

Huge growth with prestigious projects and new partnerships

With a massive 47% per cent growth, the business continued to go from strength to strength. Highlights of the year include working with Worcester University to reduce carbon and running costs on campus with the installation of several different air source heat pumps.

Contract signed with trade supplier giant Toolstation is worth upwards of £300,000 every year.

Oyster catcher restaurant: Huf Haus commercial project
Oyster catcher restaurant: Huf Haus commercial project

Ramped-up investment as huge growth continues

2012: The huge growth of the UK business continued in 2012, and as a result the global business showed its confidence by increasing investment to help ensure that our service and product range just kept on getting better and wider. Highlights included:

  • Stiebel Eltron UK win the Stiebel Eltron International Challenge, for the best performing business in the Stiebel Eltron Group
  • Huf Haus choose Stiebel Eltron as a partner on their first UK commercial project, a stunning restaurant in Anglesey.
ISO accreditation for Stiebel Eltron UK
ISO accreditation for Stiebel Eltron UK

Quality underlined with ISO accreditation

2013Stiebel Eltron UK customers can now be assured of a level of quality that meets ISO 9001 standards. In July company was accredited by ISO as a guarantee of robust and efficient systems that ensures best practice throughout its services.

ISO 9001 was first introduced in 1987 and requires organisations to demonstrate that they do what they say they do and that they have a quality management system in place to ensure consistency and improvement; leading to high levels of performance and customer satisfaction. Certified organisations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed annually to ensure progress is being maintained.

UK's largest ever marine source heat pump at Plas Newydd
UK's largest ever marine source heat pump at Plas Newydd

2014  Stiebel Eltron UK partners with the National Trust to install the UK's largest ever marine source heat pump – and the first ever in the open sea.

Click here to view BBC coverage of how The 300kW pump, which utilises the tidal currents of the Menai Strait, will provide all the power needed to heat the stunning Plas Newydd mansion in Anglesey.  

 

Award for Plas Newydd project
Award for Plas Newydd project

The groundbreaking project is awarded Commercial Project of the year in the national Energy Efficiency and Renewables award.

 

Stiebel Eltron wins Low Carbon award
Stiebel Eltron wins Low Carbon award

Meanwhile the business as a whole is awarded the Low Carbon award at the Wirral business awards.

 

Plas Newydd projects wins more awards
Plas Newydd projects wins more awards

Growth continues and more awards

2015  In January 2016 Stiebel Eltron UK reported a 38 per cent increase in sales compared with its previous financial year. The business is working with an ever growing network of installers to specify the designs and technologies for individual properties. In 2015 Stiebel Eltron installed more than 400 heat pumps in properties across the UK.

Projects continued to be recognised for their quality and innovation with more awards.