Simon Woodward, UK District Energy Association, district energy, decarbonise, Heat Network Investment Project, HNIP, energy networks, CHP, biomass, geothermal, solar
Simon Woodward

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
Shaun Mansbridge

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
Mark Ferris

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
Katerina Nika

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
Mike Hefford

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
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
Chris Davis

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
Alexandra Ivanchuk

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.



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