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

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

Net gains – retrofitting scenarios for net zero carbon

Retrofitting homes to be net-zero carbon is one of the great challenges of the new decade. Radwa Salem…

January 2020

Plugging in numbers: integrating cars with all-electric homes

Plugging an electric vehicle into a home energy network could save homeowners £300 a year, according to a…

January 2020
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Loud and clear on noise control

Excessive noise from mechanical ventilation systems can have a detrimental effect on the comfort of building occupants, but Apex…

January 2020

Film studies – retrofitting window film

A BIM library for window film will allow the technology to be modelled accurately during design, says Andrew…

January 2020

Tuning into the body clock: spectrally tunable lighting systems

For the first time in a real office setting, a study has been carried out into the impact…

November 2019

Showcasing net-zero: Event Complex Aberdeen’s energy strategy

The Event Complex Aberdeen has a sophisticated energy strategy combining anaerobic digestion, hydrogen fuel cells and CHP plant.…

November 2019

Alight and well: lighting for healthcare environments

Lighting of healthcare environments is moving beyond clinical necessity. Andrew Bissell examines the critical need to consider the non-visual,…

November 2019

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

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
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

Level best: highlights from the 10th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies

The 10th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies covered simulation, connectivity and safety, as the Lift and Escalator…

October 2019
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

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
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