Posts tagged with ‘DECC’

  • SAV welcomes more rigorous testing for HIUs

    By Debbie Eales on February 15, 2017
    SAV Systems has welcomed the announcement of a new regime for testing heat interface units (HIUs), noting its potential to significantly improve the performance of heat networks. “Under-performance of heat networks is often down to poorly designed HIUs that are unable to cope with variations in the system and fail to maintain the temperature differentials required for optimum efficiency,” said […]
  • BRE takes a cool look at air conditioning in non-domestic buildings

    By Debbie Eales on August 3, 2016
    A new BRE report sheds important light on electricity usage by air conditioning in UK offices and retail environments. Comprising the findings of a two-year study commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) – now part of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – the report provides key insights into how the energy is being […]
  • ICOM Winter Conference seeks to clarify energy legislation

    By Debbie Eales on November 18, 2015
    The Industrial and Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) held its third Winter Conference at the end of October, with speakers from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), the European Heating Industry (EHI), the National Measurement and Regulations Office (NMRO), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and British Gas. Opening the proceedings, ICOM Chairman Andy Parker noted that […]
  • Government’s 2050 Heat Strategy is ‘unrealistic’, say industry leaders

    By Debbie Eales on July 20, 2015
    Almost three quarters of heating industry professionals think the government’s Heat Strategy is unrealistic and will fall far short of its target to achieve an 80% reduction in UK carbon emissions from 1990 levels by 2050, according to the results of a poll held at OFTEC’s annual conference last month. The survey of more than 50 industry leaders, manufacturers and […]
  • New code of practice boosts 14 per cent heat target

    By Debbie Eales on July 8, 2015
    The Government’s plan to supply 14 per cent of the UK’s heat via heat networks (also known as district heating) will receive a major boost today (July 8th), as the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) unveil their new CP1 Heat Networks: Code of Practice. CP1 Heat Networks: Code of Practice for […]