Mind the NOx – at what cost?

High-performance heating requires a fine balance between energy efficiency and environmental impact, says Remeha’s Mike Hefford

Biomass boilerhouse blues – and how to avoid them

Integrating biomass boilers with fossil-fuelled ones creates issues for systems design. In his second article, David Palmer outlines the mathematical modelling needed to inform design decisions

Understanding why biomass boilers fail

Successful design of biomass boilers requires a systems approach, says David Palmer, who considers how factors such as oversizing, lack of thermal stores and poor flue-system design can cause boilers to underperform

The winning formula of CIBSE award-winner EndoTherm

In 2016, heating additive EndoTherm won Energy Saving Product of the Year at the Building Performance Awards. Industry has since been won over with impressive real-life results, says Endo Enterprises’ Dale Edginton

Greenwich hotel opens door to district heating

The InterContinental Hotel at the O2 was linked to the local heat network after designers convinced the developer of its resilience. Phil Lattimore describes Aecom’s low-carbon strategy