Burying an investment, not an expensive problem

The design and installation of pipework is often overlooked in the delivery of heat networks, with potentially catastrophic consequences for performance, says Colin Taylor of Eneteq Services

How HIU performance testing will change heat network design

New codes and tests designed to root out poorly performing heat networks are shining a spotlight on the supply chain. Alex Smith reports on a new test for heat interface units that will have far-reaching consequences for designers and suppliers

Lack of knowledge about safe storage may cost lives

Since 2002 there have been at least nine fatalities in Europe caused by carbon monoxide poisoning after people have gone into wood-pellet storage areas. Hywel Davies reviews a report by the HSE aimed at preventing such tragedies