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Perfect Heat: Meeting carbon reduction targets with improved commissioning

Posted by Ian Allan on 25-Aug-2016 13:00:00

Major cities across Europe have favoured the use of district heat networks for many years, as a way of increasing energy efficiency, reducing the amount of fossil fuels used and consequently, reducing associated carbon emissions.

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Perfect Heat: designing for better maintenance

Posted by Ian Allan on 18-Aug-2016 16:07:25

Heat networks that are designed for both reliable and efficient operation will minimise unwanted system operating problems and costly downtime associated with equipment breakdowns, both of which increase maintenance costs.

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Consumer Watch: Five posts that will help you to improve your residents’ experiences

Posted by Ian Allan on 11-Aug-2016 12:26:21

Over the past few months, we’ve been focusing on putting residents at the heart of community heating schemes. Here are six posts that will give you the guidance you need.

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Consumer Watch: educating residents

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 28-Jul-2016 13:42:33

Resident Education: A role for end users in community heating schemes

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Consumer Watch: using CIBSE to improve the tendering process

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 21-Jul-2016 13:00:00

A community heating scheme’s tendering and contracting process can be enhanced by using the CIBSE Code of practice, as it includes clear and measurable minimum project specifications to which contractors must adhere, providing greater confidence for developers.

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