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2018 hot topics and initiatives for heat networks

Posted by Ian Allan on 05-Jan-2018 14:16:38

With many initiatives and strategies announced in 2017 placing heat networks as an answer to clean heat in high dense areas; what does the New Year have in store for the industry? Our latest post explores some of the hot topics likely to take centre stage in 2018 and the initiatives that are worth keeping an eye on.

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Top ten tips for saving energy this festive season

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 27-Dec-2017 09:16:00

The festive winter season can be an expensive time of year. Your energy bill can quickly shoot skyward as you find yourself preparing for the big day. To help you save, we have compiled our top 10 energy saving tips to cut your consumption - and potentially your bills - this winter.

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The end of year update: Heat networks

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 22-Dec-2017 11:45:47

Now in the final few days of 2017 and ready to break up for Christmas; it’s time to reflect on what 2017 has brought to the heat network industry. Our latest blog reflects upon some of the initiatives that have happened and what is worth keeping an eye on in 2018.

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Getting customer service right: Understanding what residents want from community heating

Posted by Kirsty Lambert on 08-Dec-2017 15:38:26

This year's ADE Heat Conference saw Kirsty Lambert present how to get customer services right on community heating schemes. Heat networks 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. Watch our SlideShare for our key advice. 

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Efficient systems: A fair deal for the resident

Posted by Steve Coates on 30-Nov-2017 11:39:00

It’s no surprise that an efficient community heating scheme will provide greater benefits and a more reliable and consistent service to residents compared to an inefficient heating scheme. So what should housing managers consider to improve scheme efficiencies and provide a fair deal for the resident?

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