About Us

Working with our communities to develop smart & sustainable heat network solutions.

In our careful hands, backed by our years of experience and our helpful expertise, your community heating scheme can become a real asset to your organisation.

Switch2 is the UK’s most experienced and capable provider of end-to-end solutions for heat networks.

We make a success of heat networks owned by local authorities, housing associations and private developers. We help to optimise energy efficiency, manage renewable energy, and focus on well performing schemes, whilst minimising costs to the resident.

We have the largest team dedicated to community and district heating with over 150 staff across the UK.

Switch2 in numbers:

  • 350,000

    bills issued annually

  • 20m

    meter readings

  • £26m

    client’s money handled

  • 45,000

    PAYG units managed

Over 35 years reducing fuel poverty and carbon emissions

1980

Introduced the first token PAYG system, giving control to residents and eliminating unexpected annual bills.

1998

Switch2 enter their first ESCo contract to deliver low cost reliable heat.

2000

Mbus automatic meter reading signals the end of unreliable manual meter reading for our customers. Increased convenience and more accurate bills.

2004

London Plan boosts community heating market in London.

2007

Ultrasonic meters introduced, improving quality and reliability of metering.

2012

Introduced first smart metering for community heating with the Switch2 G6.

2014

Switch2 brings energy centre maintenance completely in-house, improving reliability and reducing costs to residents.

2016

Switch2 launched the next generation in smart metering, Incontro. Combined IHD, PAYG and heating controls within one device.

2021

We launch the ICON connected, electronic heat interface unit, improving efficiency and reducing carbon in heat networks.