Overview Underfloor heating can have design, comfort and economic advantages, and so it is not surprising that its use in new build homes has increased in recent years. This NHBC Foundation guide sets out good practice guidance for those house builders and designers who are less experienced in underfloor heating but may be considering its […]
District heating is the use of a centralized boiler installation to provide heat for a number of buildings. This can use a heat only boiler, or the heat from a combined heat and power (CHP) plant. Boilers to burn woodfuels such as wood chips and pellets tends to be physically larger and more expensive than […]
Cruden Homes has a development in Scotland where phase 1 was completed under 2007 Section 6 regulations. Now, with phase 2 they needed unlimited advice on their specification to meet the 30% reduction under 2010 Section 6. The Challenge… In addition to the required reduction, Alastair Reid was also keen to use a timber frame […]
Fed up with high energy prices? Which? explains the options for heating your home using different heating systems including, gas, solar power and heating oil..
Hundreds of litres of heating oil have been stolen from tanks across Devon and Cornwall in the last seven days, police said.
The original purpose of a building is to provide shelter and to maintain a comfortable or at least liveable internal temperature. Other purposes include security, privacy and protection from wind and weather. To feel comfortable in a thermal sense, a human has to be able to release a well-defined amount of Heat.
Home heating systems – Creating an energy saving home Electric central heating systems are easier to install than a gas system in the UK. Which? looks at the pros and cons of electric central heating at home.
VOLUNTEERS have secured a new heating system at Curry Rivel village hall in a £9,000 project.The Robert Sewers Hall is now host to the new system, a cooker and insulation after its committee…