Switch2 Blog

Kirsty Lambert

Business Development Director at Switch2

A skilled director and leader with both operational and commercial experience, Kirsty has over 10 years’ experience in the community and district heating industry.

Recent Posts

Successful and helpful resident engagement on heat networks

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 05-Sep-2017 09:05:13

A community heating scheme can bring enormous benefits to residents and the environment, but for the best results heat consumers need to be well informed, and shown how to get the best out of the system.Our blog looks at key topics to successful resident engagement.


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London Environment Strategy: What it means for community heating

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 22-Aug-2017 15:18:37

The draft London Environment Strategy recently released, highlighted the six key policy areas the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan is to address in the upcoming London Plan, due to be published later this year. The Mayor’s Plan focuses on areas which contribute to the functioning and improvement of London life. We examine how this will shape district heating schemes in London and its role on protecting Londoners as well as future proofing green energy infrastructure.

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Understanding the heat tariff

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 10-Aug-2017 14:37:00

With plans to increase the number of heat networks in the UK, questions are being asked whether existing customers are coping and if any lessons have been learned. Locked in with a heat supplier for a fixed term, customers often complain about the cost of bills and if they are getting value for money. Setting the right heat tariff is paramount. So, it’s worth exploring the options available before deciding on the best one for you and your customers.

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Top tips to sucessful resident engagement

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 21-Jul-2017 14:28:31

Community heating schemes can bring a variety of benefits to residents but only when they are fully informed about the system; how to use it, and get the most out of it. Here are our top tips to successfully engaging with the resident after installing a new heating scheme.

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Community Energy Fortnight: Top blogs on community heating

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 30-Jun-2017 14:32:25

Community heating has never been more relevant or necessary - with 2016 seeing record levels of deployment and the sector finally beginning to make a real impact at scale in the UK.

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