How thermal storage will free up roofspace at Millennium Bridge House

By using thermal storage in buildings with cooling and heating requirements, designers can cut energy use, reduce HVAC…

August 2020 Heating

Decarbonising heat using ambient loop heat networks

As the government aims to decarbonise heat, Locogen’s David Linsley-Hood investigates how ambient heat pump networks could be…

July 2020 Heating

Wasted opportunity: using UK waste heat in district heating

If the UK reused waste heat from its buildings and industrial processes, it could be used to supply…

April 2020 Heating

Preventing Covid-19 spreading in buildings

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, REHVA experts have published a guidance document on how to operate and…

March 2020 Heating

Highlights from the ASHRAE Winter Conference

The ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando featured more than 300 presentations to nearly 2,800 delegates. Tim Dwyer gives…

March 2020 Heating
Remeha R-Gen CHP

Optimising thermal store design for CHP

In his second instalment on modern CHP design, Remeha’s Ryan Kirkwood explores use of thermal stores and how…

February 2020 Heating

Danish district heating – The heat of the moment

Copenhagen’s district heating relies largely on biomass and waste incineration power plants, but net-zero carbon targets are now…

January 2020 Heating

Fuel for thought – prototype hydrogen gas boilers

Worcester Bosch and Baxi Heating have revealed plans for hydrogen gas boilers. Phil Lattimore looks at the technology,…

January 2020 Heating

Taking the temperature – domestic hot water

A CIBSE roundtable looked at the potential to reduce carbon through low temperature domestic hot water systems –…

January 2020 Heating

Growing interest: using wastewater to heat Britain’s giant greenhouses

To minimise carbon emissions, developers behind two huge greenhouses in East Anglia are using heat from nearby wastewater…

October 2019 Heating

What is the most efficient system for heating zero carbon homes?

What is the most effective way of heating our future zero carbon homes? Chris Twinn has been researching…

October 2019 Heating
Remeha R-Gen CHP

A condensing guide to CHP efficiency

CHP can offer savings in applications with high, constant heat demand, but how designers integrate it will impact…

October 2019 Heating
Hydrogen

In the pipeline – is hydrogen a potential low carbon replacement for natural gas?

Hydrogen is being widely touted as a potential low carbon replacement for natural gas but, for it to…

September 2019 Heating

Roundtable: the importance and appropriateness of material selection when specifying pipework

Appropriate material selection for pipework is essential if HVAC systems are to be fully optimised. At a roundtable…

September 2019 Heating

Case study: Cambridge Central Mosque

Cambridge’s elegant new mosque has comfort and sustainability at its heart thanks to the involvement of the environmental…

July 2019 Heating