• 08 January 2014

  • 06 January 2014

17 December 2013

Government schemes enable renewable heating system installation

A Renewable Heat Premium Payment¬† offers grants of up to ¬£2,300, whilst any household can get a ¬£600 voucher towards the cost of a solar thermal system if they currently live in a property heated by mains gas, or use oil, liquid, solid fuel or electricity. The Green Deal gives financial help towards energy-saving improvements[…]

  • 17 December 2013

11 December 2013

Jaga AVS Unit Heater launched for energy efficient heating solution

Combined with Jaga’s Air Venturi System technology, the unit heater works to keep exhaust temperatures low, whilst providing heating to even large areas such as exhibition halls and industrial buildings. The product’s heat output ranges from 5kWs up to 78kWs and it is fitted with Jaga’s Low H2O technology to ensure a faster response, keeping[…]

  • 11 December 2013

06 December 2013

HDPE pipework used in construction of rainwater harvesting system

The company’s pipework is made from high density polythene, consisting of a single compound of carbon and hydrogen atoms that are recyclable and environmentally friendly. Geberit’s Life Cycled Assessed product has provided a robust alternative to using PVC as part of the University’s decision to build a BREAAM outstanding building.

  • 06 December 2013

29 November 2013

BITZER refrigerator and air conditioning compressors at ACR 2014

BITZER’S ECOSTAR plug and play condensing units now include the new ECOLINE compressor, featuring a capacity control based on a frequency inverter to match cooling requirements. The new versions for propane are available with R134a, R404A, R407A, R407C, R407F, R507A, hydrocarbons, HFO/HFKW mixes and high-pressure R410A refrigerants. The company’s CO2 OCTAGON compressors for transcritical applications[…]

  • 29 November 2013

26 November 2013

Is the Government missing a golden opportunity with Part L?

The UK is facing an energy shortfall. Demand is fast outstripping supply to the point where there are dire warnings of powers cuts. We have a combination of slow adoption of renewable power generation and a stagnating and somewhat confused programme to build new nuclear power plants. We all need to be smarter in our[…]

  • 26 November 2013

26 November 2013

Boiler Systems from Alpha fitted at new housing development

Moody Homes employed Alpha to ensure that the properties met the Level 3 Code for Sustainable Homes, a requirement ensuring that the carbon emissions of all new build properties are reduced during construction. Heating systems featured in the installation project included Alpha’s InTec 24X boilers for one-bedroom apartments, complete with an LCD control panel to[…]

  • 26 November 2013

22 November 2013

Designing in a safe sanitary system

Specifiers and developers are required to put good design at the heart of any new build project, but the thinking shouldn’t be restricted to the living space. A drainage system is actually one of the most crucial elements to get right. It is therefore advisable for regular communication between specifiers and plumbing engineers throughout the[…]

  • 22 November 2013

  • 22 November 2013