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Simon Woodward, UK District Energy Association, district energy, decarbonise, Heat Network Investment Project, HNIP, energy networks, CHP, biomass, geothermal, solar
The future’s bright for UK district energy and heating

Simon Woodward of the UK District Energy Association argues that, with support from government, district energy can play an important part in achieving the UK’s long-term energy, affordability and sustainability goals for heating homes and buildings.

Shaun Mansbridge, Dudley Council, Holloway Court,HIU, Bosch Commercial and Industrial
Wise council

Shaun Mansbridge explains how a West Midlands council used a district heating system to greatly improve comfort levels for its residents, while also bringing a number of other benefits.

Mark Ferris, energy trilemma, HIU, Elco Heating Solutions
A modern solution for the energy trilemma

Mark Ferris, discusses the benefits of district heating systems and how to effectively incorporate CHP and HIUs to provide an affordable, environmental and diverse heat source.

4G heat networks, heat networks, Katerina Nika, fuel poverty, Block heat networks, SAV Systems
4G heat networks tackle fuel poverty

Fourth generation heat networks have a key role to play in reducing fuel poverty in the UK,as well as cutting overall carbon emissions, says Katerina Nika

CHP, Mike Hefford, heat network, district heating network, Remeha CHP
Adding CHP to the mix

Mike Hefford examines the benefits of using combined heat and power as the source for heat networks, and how they can be optimised for efficiency and sustainability.

Stelrad UK, radiator, Chris Harvey
Radiating success

With heating on the agenda, Chris Harvey considers the most popular form of heat delivery in homes – radiators. They have come a long way from simple designs, and now offer a wide range of choice for installers working with clients in the private and public sectors.

BESA, Chris Davis, Evinox Energy, heat interface unit, HIU, keep warm, VWART, Weighted average return temperature
Keep your standards high

Chris Davis highlights the importance of HIU performance and sizing for heat networks, and looks at standards for ensuring that specifiers and end users know what they’re getting.

District Heating for Rehau, Alexandra Ivanchuk, district heating, fuel poverty, CHP, water source, heat pump
Design for performance

Good design is at the heart of good performance when it comes to district heating schemes. Alexandra Ivanchuk highlights the key points to bear in mind to get the most out of this form of heating.

Ideal Commercial
Ideal Commercial offers free commissioning

Ideal Commercial Boilers has announced the launch of its free commissioning offer. All Evomax, Imax Xtra, Imax Xtra EL and Evomod boilers installed after 1 January 2018 will be eligible for the offer, that could be worth up to £233 per boiler.

heating, ErP, Danny Packham, Nortek Global HVAC
Know your ErP

Danny Packham says installers and end-users need to be aware of ErP.

Ian McGregor, heating, system, heating circuit, thermal inertia, heat delivery, boiler control, Hamworthy Heating
A systematic approach

Installing efficient heating equipment isn’t enough to achieve better energy use, says Ian McGregor. Designers and installers must consider the system as a whole including fluctuations in demand and then apply controls technology to minimise waste and ensure occupant comfort.

Paul Sands, district heating, Heat Networks, Social Housing, Heat Interface Units, HIU, Stokvis Energy
New appetites for old technologies

Paul Sands explains why district heating is becoming popular once more with the social housing sector, and what benefits it brings to the landlord and tenant.

Sentinel, Sentinel Commercial, water treatment
Sentinel’s triple power

Sentinel Commercial’s water treatment chemicals now have more than triple the power in protection of commercial heating systems, with each drum able to dose systems over three times larger. The new ‘Triple Power’ formulations of Sentinel X100 Inhibitor, X300 Cleaner (for new systems), and X400 Cleaner (for older systems) mean smaller or fewer drums are required for bigger jobs, a development which saves significant costs, waste and storage space, and makes for easier transportation, handling and dosing.

Rinnai, Rinnai UK, Chris Goggin, complete hot water system, pack
Rinnai’s system solution

Rinnai UK is offering a new concept for economic and efficient hot water delivery that brings together all the components of a system in one handy, bespoke designed pack for any kind of business, large or small.

John Forster, Megaflo Eco, Heatrae Sadia
Find the right fit

John Forster, product manager at Heatrae Sadia, explains why, with so many water heating solutions out there, it’s important that businesses find the right fit for their needs.

Toshiba, Estia 5
Toshiba offers Estia 5 heat pump

Toshiba has introduced the Estia 5 series air-to-water heat pump solutions. With best-in-class COP ratings throughout a broad range that covers split solutions from 4 to 16kW and Monobloc from 16 to 21kW, the new Estia air-to-water heat pump will bring highly efficient and low-cost space heating, hot water and summertime cooling to new homes or renovations as well as small-commercial properties.