Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for Baxi Ecogen
BDR Thermeacontact supplier
Prestigious innovation award for Baxi Ecogen, the first commercially available wall hung micro-combined heat and power (micro-CHP) dual energy system.
Baxi played host to the Rt Hon the Lord Shuttleworth, the Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, the Mayor and Mayoress of Preston, guests and employees at the ceremony to recognise the innovation of Baxi Ecogen, the first commercially available wall hung micro-combined heat and power (micro-CHP) dual energy system.
Following a tour of the micro-CHP manufacturing facilities and the research and development department where it was conceived and developed, Lord Shuttleworth expressed his pleasure at being able to present the award.
Lord Shuttleworth explained, ’It is one of only 50 in the Innovation category that have been awarded this year. The award is not given lightly. Only the highest level of innovation is recognised and it is clear that you have all achieved this’.
Chris Tyrer, Manufacturing Director concluded, ’The presentation of the Queen’s Award is testament to the determination and dedication of everyone who has been involved with the Baxi Ecogen project, from its conception in 2006,and development right through to its production and subsequent industry leading position in the marketplace.
’Baxi at Preston is regarded as a Centre of Excellence for micro-CHP, not just within the BDR Thermea Group, but across the heating industry’.
Baxi Commercial Division chosen to represent the heating industry as part of The Business Channel.tv series of programmes focused on the built environment. The programme, called ’Innovative Engineering and Building Performance’, has been produced in conjunction with CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) and includes an interview with Jeff House from Baxi.
New Potterton Commercial BBS is a new technology being incorporated into Low/Zero Carbon solutions offered by the Baxi Commercial Division ’One-Stop-Shop’.
Partnering with British Gas, Stirling Council has specified Duo-tec Combi GA boilers with Multifit GasSaver passive flue gas heat recovery devices from Baxi for a Killearn housing scheme retrofit.
Potterton Commercial has replaced an old gas-fired boiler at The Loft Theatre, Leamington Spa, with a new high efficiency condensing Paramount wall-hung model.
Baxi Commercial Division supply a pre-fabricated packaged boiler plant, solar thermal hot water system and a wall-hung direct fired continuous flow water heater for Bryn Alyn School in Wrexham, Wales.