Kensa Heat Pumps, the UK’s leading ground source heat pump manufacturer will continue to partner with Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club for the 22/23 Premiership season.

Kensa officially joined forces with the Exeter Chiefs in 2021 which led to a series of exciting campaigns. Notably, an April Fools claiming that the Chiefs would heat Sandy Park Stadium with player power. The tongue-in-cheek skit played on the real science of networked heat pumps using the energy from waste heat to enhance the efficiency of heating & cooling systems.

Kensa and the Chiefs also hosted a number of competitions giving lucky winners the chance to see the mighty Chiefs in action at Sandy Park. In October 2021, the Kensa team headed down to Sandy Park for a sponsored match, the Kensa Group’s Marketing Director, Stephanie Gregory, and former CEO Simon Lomax presented Tom Hendrickson with Player of the Day.

The South West brands who have similar success stories, pioneering the way in their respective fields, will continue their partnership with the upcoming season. This news comes as Exeter Chiefs launched new branding for the club with a visual identity that has moved with the times, but with a nod to the region’s past. The Chiefs’ new logo draws inspiration from a Celtic Iron Age Tribe. Exeter Chiefs kicked off season 22/23 with a win in week 1 of the Gallagher Premiership. The match which was sponsored by Kensa Heat Pumps saw the Chiefs victorious with a 24-20 win against Leicester Tigers. We hope the Chiefs can continue their success in the remainder of the season.

Kensa Heat Pumps will be featured on the back of the men’s home kit for season 22/23.

Stephanie Gregory, Marketing Director at Kensa, commented:

We’re delighted to continue our partnership with Exeter Chiefs for season 22/23. As fans of the team, we’re excited to follow the Chiefs’ journey as they battle for the 22/23 title. As the climate crisis becomes more prevalent we hope to resonate with Chiefs fans on the need to decarbonise heat in the UK. After a successful partnership throughout season 21/22 we look forward to what’s to come for the upcoming season.

Matthew Trewhella, Kensa Group CEO said:

We are looking forward to supporting Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club in the 22/23 Premiership season. Kensa operates nationally, from Cornwall to Scotland, but with the heart of Kensa’s operation being centered in the South West – headquarters in Cornwall and offices in Exeter – we’re proud to be working with the Chiefs to shine a spotlight on the region.

With unprecedented times ahead with the energy and climate crises, elite sport offers a much-needed escape from these pressures. Kensa offers some longer term hope to the issues we are facing by offering low-carbon heating systems to achieve net-zero targets and protect against fluctuating energy prices. We hope the Chiefs and Kensa can continue to secure success in the years to come, in rugby and a low-carbon future alike.

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