Tag: air source heat pumps

Spotlight on: the Electric Heating Company

As the UK journey towards net zero creates an increased focus on electrification of heat, a business named the Electric Heating Company is clearly going to start with an advantage.

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High temperature heat pumps: do they really cost a fortune?

In his latest column, Graham Hendra addresses a really hot topic – high temperature heat pumps.

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Report confirms heat pump owners think they are quiet

Announcement comes alongside confirmation of Clean Market Mechanism incentives to drive heat pump takeup and data showing heat pump purchases have ‘surged’ after Boiler Upgrade Scheme increased

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Spotlight on: Mitsubishi Electric

In the latest of his series of features homing in on low-carbon movers and shakers, Andrew Gaved visits Martin Fahey, Head of Sustainability at Mitsubishi Electric

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Spotlight: Haier Group

In the latest of his series of interviews with key players on the road to net zero, Andrew Gaved talks to Haier’s Bob Cowlard. During his 30-year career in air conditioning, Bob Cowlard  has seen the fortunes of the HVAC sector rise and fall several times over. So, his views on how the industry should […]

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Policy briefing adds to calls for more heat pump incentives

A Parliamentary policy briefing on heat pumps has added to calls for more education and more financial and policy incentives for both the public and installers to adopt the technology. The POSTnote on heat pumps, which is a peer-reviewed digest of current research and interviews with industry stakeholders, underlines that heat pumps are technically suitable […]

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Air source heat pumps can be effective in historic properties, according to study

Historic England has published a study of different air source heat pump installations in historic buildings and concluded that the technology is able to deliver cost-effective heating at low temperatures when allowed to run for long periods without interruption. The publication, in its series Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings, is designed to provide guidance for […]

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Spotlight on: Clade Engineering

For the latest in his series of profiles, Andrew Gaved visits Clade Engineering, which as a manufacturer of large heat pumps is gearing up for a key role in the decarbonisation of non-domestic buildings. As someone who has rowed the Atlantic, Dean Frost, managing director of manufacturer Clade Engineering is arguably well used to being […]

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Baxi supplies heating solutions to Travis Perkins’ WholeHouse

Baxi has supplied a new range of prefabricated heating solutions to Travis Perkins’ WholeHouse. WholeHouse is a platform that allows smaller regional housebuilders and developers across the UK to plan and design a bespoke digital model of a house before beginning construction.  Based on the BIM process, the platform ensures detailed and accurate design, plans […]

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Modutherm launches commercial heat pump range

Modutherm has launched a new range of commercial heat pumps. The AW Monobloc range has been developed to offer consultants powerful heating, cooling and hot water outputs for a wide range of applications, including residential apartment buildings, schools, offices and hotels. The heat pump is available in three models – 30kW, 45kW and 90kW – […]

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BESA welcomes green skills funding

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) says the £9.2m in government funding for energy efficiency and heat pump training announced last week is a welcome boost for green skills.  The BEIS funding follows its Home Decarbonisation Skills Training competition and will support 8,900 training courses across England.   It will be the next phase of the programme BESA runs in partnership with MCS and Worcester Bosch that has already provided free […]

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Research suggests UK set “to reach tipping point” on heat pumps

Samsung has shared the results of a study that revealed that the UK might be nearing a tipping point on attitudes towards low-carbon heating solutions such as heat pumps. According to the research, 78% of heating industry professionals said demand for heat pumps had increased in the last five years, with seven out of ten […]

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