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Daikin Altherma hybrid heat pumps, Copeland and South Tyneside (CP747)
Post on 06th Sep 2017
This project involved installing Daikin Altherma hybrid heat pumps in 24 properties. It also required connection to the gas grid which was funded separately via the Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme (FPNES) through Northern Gas Networks, which incentivises the regulated gas network companies to connect low-income households and communities to the mains gas network.
Independent evaluation of the “Tadpole” product (CP943)
Post on 27th Jun 2017
The technology installed was Tadpole, which removes air including dissolved oxygen from heating system water. It claims to reduce corrosion and improve heating system efficiency by elimination of air bubbles lining radiators / pipes, so saving up to 20% on energy bills.
Independent Evaluation of the “Chop-cloc” product (CP941)
Post on 27th Jun 2017
The technology installed was Chop cloc, a retrofit heating controller over ride which turns the heating off for 15 to 45 minute in each hour as set by the resident to take advantage of radiant heat from the building fabric and contents. It claims not to affect thermal comfort, and to save up to 30% and an average of 16% on home heating bills.
Get Warm Soon
Post on 02nd Nov 2016
This report assesses how many health and wellbeing boards in England are including public health indicators on fuel poverty and excess winter deaths in their needs assessments and health and wellbeing strategies.
The Cold Man of Europe
Post on 01st Oct 2015
This briefing compares the state of the UK housing stock and fuel poverty levels with 15 other European countries. It concludes that no other country of the 16 assessed performed as poorly overall as the UK across the range of indicators. The UK has among the highest rates of fuel poverty and one of the most energy inefficient housing stocks in Europe.
Electric boiler assessment project
Post on 18th Jun 2015
The purpose of this project was to evaluate the effectiveness of new electric boilers (Amptec C1200 electric boiler, manufactured by Heatrae Sadia) installed in a housing estate in central England.
Achieving Warmth in Whiterock and Westrock: Report findings on the door to door local based approach
Post on 17th Jun 2014
NEA engaged the University of Ulster to undertake research into the mental health and wellbeing impacts of fuel poverty and how energy efficiency measures can be used to combat them. A significant outcome from the research was it demonstrated to key stakeholders, including the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Public Health Agency that energy efficiency measures delivered alongside a managed network of support can assist fuel poor households and deliver improvements in health and wellbeing.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland