Bridging the gap: gas-fired absorption heat pumps in America

In the US, an abundance of cheap gas and a high carbon intensity for grid electricity compared with…

April 2020

Intelligence networks: smart grids in Islington and Oxford

Smart energy projects are being piloted in the UK to find out how buildings and infrastructure can be…

April 2020

Maintaining buildings in lockdown

Buildings left empty by the lockdown must be maintained properly to avoid risks such as legionella, corrosion and…

April 2020

Making a noise about acoustic design

A new guide addressing issues of noise, ventilation and overheating for homes has been launched by the Association…

April 2020

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

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

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

Sizing the opportunity – using software tools to reduce oversizing of HVAC

Integrated design and dynamic modelling can help overcome the problem of HVAC oversizing, says Autodesk’s Steven Butler and…

February 2020
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Zero-GWP cooling using the barocaloric effect

A Cambridge start-up is pioneering a breakthrough technology, based on the barocaloric effect, to develop a radical zero-GWP…

February 2020

Jagannatha Reddy – the digital engineer of the year

Jagannatha Reddy’s commitment to innovation in digital processes and collaboration earned him the title of best digital engineer…

February 2020
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

Unlocking the secrets of the black box: control strategies for engineers

Changes in controls can deliver big energy savings, but many shy away from tackling the BMS system, says…

February 2020

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

Making the switch from gas-fired CHP to heat pump

Lower carbon factors for Grid electricity proposed for Part L are already in place in London. Andy Pearson…

January 2020

Using water as a refrigerant in a commercial chiller

The eChiller is a novel solution that uses water as a refrigerant. Green Thermal Energy’s Garry Broadbent explains…

January 2020