CHP, combined heat and power, Beata Blachut, SAV Systems
Beata Blachut

Sharing out the CHP

Maximising the percentage share that CHP contributes to a system designed to operate at low temperatures is essential for optimum performance. Beata Blachut explains.

HETAS
Brushing up on skills to ensure that chimneys operate safely and at optimum performance

HETAS urges sweeps to brush up on skills

The Heating Equipment Testing and Approvals Scheme (HETAS) is is urging chimney sweeps to brush up their knowledge and practical skills with the H009 Service and Maintenance Course ahead of the heating season. HETAS is the UK’s only specialist organisation approving biomass and solid fuel heating appliances, fuels and services.

Swegon

Swegon Parasol offers flexible approach

Swegon's Parasol is to all intents and purposes an active chilled beam, but in modular format with four way distribution. This means that not only does it have all of the features and energy benefits of a chilled beam, but with all the flexibility of fan coils.

Reznor
SolarWall in place on a Royal Mail facility

SolarWall technology taps into free warmth for buildings

Reznor has worked with building envelope manufacturer, CA Group to develop a technology that provides fresh, heated air for space or process heating, while reducing energy use.

Graham Hazell, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, Heat Pump Association
Graham Hazell

Heat of the moment

Graham Hazell provides an update on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme and looks at how proposed reforms could impact on the industry.

ICB, Chris Rigby, solar photovoltaics
Chris Rigby

Looking up for success

Rooftop solar photovoltaics remain a popular renewable choice for new build and retrofit projects. Chris Rigby explains why it’s important to plan the installation to make the most of roofspace and ensure that long-term maintenance is straightforward and safe.

MEES, Sharon Oliver, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard, Enhanced Capital Allowence, ECA, Mitsubishi Electric
Sharon Oliver

MEES spells opportunity for efficiency upgrades

New energy efficiency regulations come into effect next year which could see thousands of commercial building landlords needing an upgrade to their building services. Sharon Oliver explores the issue and the potential solutions.

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