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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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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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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Resource savings by artificial intelligence

Resource savings by artificial intelligence

Kempten University patents advanced thermal load prediction method For district heating networks, overal pipeline lenghts of several 100 kilometers are typical. This makes their operation a significant challenge. A more accurate prediction of future heating loads would allow operators to provide loads more efficiently and climate-friendly. A novel method developed by Kempten University of Applied Sciences in Germany is able to significantly increase the precision of thermal load predictions. Load profiles in district heating grids…

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Energys Helps YPO ‘Practice What It Preaches’ with Comprehensive Lighting Upgrade

Energys Helps YPO ‘Practice What It Preaches’ with Comprehensive Lighting Upgrade

The UK public sector procurement organisation recently overhauled an outdated fluorescent lighting system in one of its large office facilities in favour of the latest LED technology – with dramatic results. Based in West Yorkshire, public sector procurement organisation YPO supplies an extensive range of products and services to a wide range of customers – ranging from schools and local authorities to charities and emergency services – in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. With a focus…

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The smart way to monitor energy

The smart way to monitor energy

Leading manufacturer and distributor of field control devices, Sontay has introduced a new smart power and energy meter. Designed with the user in mind, the SC-PM-E23C5 is a simple to use, easy to install and flexible meter, which will help deliver improved energy monitoring to commercial buildings. The new Smart Energy Meter allows building owners and operators to conduct energy monitoring and sub metering in both new and existing commercial buildings. Its universal inputs allow…

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Kingspan Kaptures daylight for longer

Kingspan Kaptures daylight for longer

Kingspan Light + Air is helping buildings to achieve excellent daylighting levels for a greater number of hours in the day with the launch of Kingspan Day-Lite Kapture – a precision engineered rooflight with outstanding light diffusion. At the heart of Kingspan Day-Lite Kapture is an advanced, nano-prismatic layer which uses microscopic structures to efficiently scatter light. This innovative design helps to reduce light reflection when compared with conventional pigmented diffusion approaches – ensuring excellent…

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Middlesex Aerospace engineers substantial energy savings with Goodlight LED lighting

Middlesex Aerospace engineers substantial energy savings with Goodlight LED lighting

Award winning brand, Goodlight, have announced that Middlesex Aerospace, a leader and strategic manufacturer of aerospace engineering components has made between 50-80% energy savings following the replacement of their old fluorescent lighting with energy efficient, low maintenance LED tube lighting from the Goodlight range.  Payback on the installation is on target and expected to be achieved within 18 months.  The company adopted Goodlight LED lighting to meet their commitment towards ISO14001. Installation of the LED…

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New Evinox ModuSat® XR Takes HIU Efficiency to Another Level

New Evinox ModuSat® XR Takes HIU Efficiency to Another Level

Evinox has extended its best-selling range of ModuSat® Heat Interface Units with the introduction of the new ModuSat® XR and ModuSat® XR- ECO Twin Plate models.  Providing both indirect space heating and domestic hot water, ModuSat® XR units are ideal for use in modern, efficient district and communal heat networks. All units deliver fast, dynamic domestic hot water response, and the ModuSat® XR-ECO models also provide ultra-low DHW return temperatures to the primary heat network….

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New funding for District Energy – a golden opportunity

New funding for District Energy – a golden opportunity

By Dominic Barton, Metropolitan Infrastructure Ltd In March this year the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) predicted that decentralised energy systems, or district energy, could radically change the way that homes and businesses are heated, and forecast that by 2030 heat networks could be servicing at least 10% of the UK’s total heat demand. Government estimates put the possible share of heat supply contributed by district energy even higher at 14%. But why should…

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