Tag: REHAU

Community-led heat networks can help drive low carbon heating

Community-led heat networks would help to drive forward adoption from homeowners and businesses, according to specialist polymer manufacturer REHAU.

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REHAU upgrades smart temperature control system

REHAU Building Solutions has upgraded its smart temperature control system. The latest upgrades to the NEA SMART 2.0 have been made to help contractors and developers deliver efficiency on each project. As building use and occupant habits change over time, the device also gives continued flexibility and adaptability to contractors and consultants to futureproof developments while […]

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Amber warnings raise building overheating concern

Following last week’s Met Office amber extreme heat warning, REHAU has warned current sustainable design must mitigate overheating in buildings as heat waves become more prevalent. Recent research of 520 M&E contractors and architects, 130 of which worked specifically on apartment buildings, in REHAU’s report Designing Healthy Apartments, also raised similar concern. The majority of these […]

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Buildings must be ‘resilient against hotter conditions’

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has warned that UK homes and infrastructure are unprepared for rising temperatures, so consultants and contractors must ensure future buildings are resilient against hotter conditions, says REHAU. Energy-efficiency measures mean more residential and commercial buildings are sealed and insulated, yet few measures are in place to mitigate the warmer weather […]

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REHAU upgrades smart heating control

REHAU has upgraded its smart heating control to be able to seamlessly transfer between heating and cooling. Allowing developers and contractors to provide efficient heating and cooling from a single solution, the NEA Smart 2.0 uses a series of algorithms to regulate temperature. These algorithms allow the device to learn occupant habits and data from […]

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REHAU publishes Designing Healthy Apartments report

A new industry report says that the majority of contractors and consultants believe sustainability will be the most important design issue over the next ten years. In contrast, the survey of 520 M&E contractors and architects – 25% of whom work in the residential market – showed 44% of respondents believe wellbeing is being “value […]

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Updated CIBSE Code of Practice ‘key to future of heat networks’

The publication of the new CIBSE/ADE CP1 (2020) Heat Networks Code of Practice is a welcome step in increasing the uptake and quality of design, installation and operation of low-carbon heat networks in the UK, says polymer pipework specialist REHAU. The revision was developed by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Association for […]

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REHAU welcomes RHI extension

The 12-month extension of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be vital to ensuring all future building projects meet sustainability targets, says polymer pipework specialist REHAU. Originally set to finish at the end of March 2021, applicants to the scheme will now be able to apply for grants until 31 March 2022, which comes […]

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REHAU brings district heating sessions to elemental

REHAU has announced that it will bring a series of district heating sessions to elemental, the meeting place for advancing innovations in heat, water, energy and air – taking place at ExCel London, November 11-12. Heat networks will be a key focus at elemental, as they’re an important part of the government’s plan to reduce […]

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REHAU UK’s new Smart Link plumbing manifold can save time and money for contractors

As pressure mounts on contractors and developers to keep up with increased demand for housing while remaining cost-effective, there is more need than ever for timesaving construction methods, materials and solutions. Steve Richmond, Head of Technical and Marketing at REHAU UK looks at how the the new Smart Link plumbing manifold can save time and […]

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REHAU supplies underfloor heating pipe equipment to South Quay Plaza development in Canary Wharf

REHAU has supplied a range of underfloor heating pipe equipment to Instacoustics, who have been appointed on a prestigious new development in London. South Quay Plaza in Canary Wharf is set to be one of the tallest residential buildings in Europe when completed. REHAU’s RAUTHERM PE-xa underfloor heating pipe was chosen by Instacoustic to be […]

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