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Measuring domestic net zero

Topic: UK building regulations, Efficiency, Energy, In-use performance, Building performance, Gas, Net zero, SAP

Cutting domestic carbon emissions is essential to achieving net-zero by 2050. Current policy is to renovate existing buildings to energy performance certificate (EPC) band C. However, that does not measure carbon emissions so every building could achieve band C and still leave the sector far short of net-zero. Here’s...

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Measuring domestic net zero

Apartment innovations 2: heat pumps powering heat networks

Topic: heating, District heating, heat network, Air-source heat pump, Net zero, Heat pump, Waste heat

There are many innovations transforming building services driven mainly by the huge challenge of achieving Net Zero targets. In a series of articles, we look at these innovations specifically where they are appropriate for apartment blocks.

Here we look at heat pump use within heat networks.

Because fifth-generation...

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Apartment innovations 2: heat pumps powering heat networks

Apartment innovations 1: fifth generation heat networks

Topic: heating, District heating, heat network, Net zero, Domestic hot water, Low temperature heat network, Fifth generation, 5th generation, Regulation

There are many innovations transforming building services driven mainly by the huge challenge of achieving Net Zero targets. In a series of articles, we look at these innovations specifically where they are appropriate for apartment blocks.

Fifth-generation heat network technology uses disseminated energy sources and...

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Apartment innovations 1: fifth generation heat networks

The winter gas price shock shows we need renewable energy

Topic: heating, Gas, Renewable, Natural gas, Electricity, Price rise, Price shock, Net zero

If you’ve looked at the news recently, you’ll have seen dire reports of soaring gas prices and dire predictions of either a very expensive or a very cold winter ahead.

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The winter gas price shock shows we need renewable energy

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