Stokvis reliability wins repeat work with social housing specialist

Stokvis reliability wins repeat work with social housing specialist

Stokvis Energy Systems solution for heating and hot water at Unity House A developer specialising in the conversion of existing commercial properties into apartment buildings for social housing providers is placing repeat orders with Stokvis Energy Systems for a range of heating and hot water solutions having been impressed by the company’s quality, reliability and service. SHF Property Investments has recently seen residents move into Unity House in Luton, Bedfordshire, after the five-storey office block…

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How to engage your employees with energy saving

How to engage your employees with energy saving

 Johann Van Dyke, House Manager, Smart Energy GB  Green business; green employees Getting a team of employees to take action on energy saving in the workplace can feel like herding cats. Nonetheless, it’s a time investment worth making – and one that benefits your staff as much as it benefits you. Keeping business energy use and bills under control, reducing carbon, and building a green brand are more important than ever. With new principles such…

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Average UK businesses risking £2.8m of annual revenue through lack of energy resilience

Average UK businesses risking £2.8m of annual revenue through lack of energy resilience

UK businesses without an energy resilience strategy are risking 17 per cent of their revenue, equating to £2.8m each year in damages and lost opportunities. This is a key finding from Centrica Business Solutions’ research into the current state of energy resilience. The Resilience Report, which details the findings, is a result of a survey of more than 300 organisations across the UK and Ireland. Responding to the survey, senior energy decision-makers who had not…

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Rinnai – combined heating and water systems

Rinnai – combined heating and water systems

Rinnai is now offering a complete package in a combined heating and hot water system for all commercial and domestic applications. Rinnai is offering three sizes of boiler –50kW, 75kW and 100kW –to its range of HE continuous flow gas water heaters, thus giving a one-stop shop to installers. The package, for all a site’s heating and hot water needs – are delivered direct to site or wherever needed. Rinnai can also offer compete flexibility…

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Are Energy Managers ready for an upsurge in on-site energy demand?

Are Energy Managers ready for an upsurge in on-site energy demand?

The recent commitment from the UK Government to phase out Internal Combustion Engine cars by 2040 was not as ambitious as many would have liked, and certainly not as ambitious as the 2032 date set by the Scottish Parliament, but it will encourage vehicle manufacturers to continue spending their R&D budgets on Electric Vehicle (EV) development, and new and better models will emerge from their production lines as uptake continues. To comply with CSR and…

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Electricity distribution networks – a new model for a new age

Electricity distribution networks – a new model for a new age

Barrie Cressey, business development director – smart grids at Schneider Electric If you speak to any distribution network operator (DNO), they will tell you that customer service and satisfaction is their number one priority. If there is an outage or failure, they want to be seen to be responsive – giving timely updates and information on when the problem will be fixed. To do that, they are investing in new technologies to improve the design,…

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Gateshead funding major energy scheme with EU grants

Gateshead funding major energy scheme with EU grants

Gateshead Council has started construction on two more major energy schemes, thanks to securing £5.4m in European grants. The two schemes will see a further 600 homes, and several public buildings connected to district energy networks, to provide low-cost, low-carbon heat and power for residents and buildings alike. The grant funding comes from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and is specifically for investing in low carbon projects. The first scheme is called Gateshead HEIGHTs…

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A Solar powered house in the North of Sweden

A Solar powered house in the North of Sweden

Skellefteå Kraft challenges the energy market with a real-time experiment A detached house, completely disconnected from the grid which can produce its own energy all year around by the use of solar energy – what’s so special about that? Well consider this, is exists in a place where there can be as little as zero hours of sunlight during parts of the year. Skellefteå Kraft is initiating the ’Zero Sun project’, a realtime experiment open…

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Nedap presents the Luxon IoT Node

Nedap presents the Luxon IoT Node

Making it easy for lighting vendors to benefit from connected lighting  Nedap is introducing the Luxon IoT Node to the UK-market during LuxLive in London. The Node features a tiny electronic device that connects luminaires, regardless of brand, to the Luxon light management system in a cost-effective manner. This technology has been developed in line with Nedap’s ambitions to make connected lighting widely available and to unlock and sustain the full potential of LED lighting….

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Finn Geotherm scoops national award for flagship heating project

Finn Geotherm scoops national award for flagship heating project

– Award recognises district heating scheme which is saving Flagship customers hundreds of pounds each year –  A district heating project installed by Attleborough-based Finn Geotherm has won a prestigious industry trophy at the national Heating & Ventilating Review (HVR) Awards 2017. The installation undertaken for housing association Flagship Group has been crowned Sustainable Project of the Year. The HVR Awards 2017 celebrate innovation in the building services sector. The awards recognise and reward companies across the…

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