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Daikin hybrid heat pump (CP759)
Daikin hybrid heat pump (CP759)
Post on 25th Jun 2018
After the successful delivery of a project that replaced electric storage heaters with hybrid heat pumps Home Group were invited to run an additional hybrid heat pump project. This project replaced gas boilers that were due for renewal with Daikin Altherma Hybrid heat pumps. The hybrid system combines an air to water heat pump alongside a condensing combination gas boiler to provide heating and hot water. The system can automatically select the most cost effective and efficient heating mode based on external and internal temperatures, the space heating and hot water demand, and the current cost of gas and electricity.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Heat Pump, Technical
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Q-Bot application of underfloor insulation (CP1025)
Q-Bot application of underfloor insulation (CP1025)
Post on 25th Apr 2018
This project used Q-Bot’s novel “SprayBot” to install a 12.5cm thick layer of Elastospray® 1629/1 foam insulation to the under-side of suspended timber ground floors in properties in the London Borough of Camden (LBC).
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Technical, Under Floor Insulation
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Heating your house intuitively (CP787)
Heating your house intuitively (CP787)
Post on 25th Jan 2018
This project was delivered by South Holland District Council. It mirrored a similar project with the same partner to compare three other smart heating controls in other council owned properties1. Each project was recommended by the funders to involve installation of 45 to 60 heating controls of three types for comparison. The two projects were on too large a scale to be combined into 1 project report, but the methodologies were comparable so comparison is possible.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Heating Controls, Smart, Technical
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Smart heating controls and behaviour change advice in private sector housing (CP767)
Smart heating controls and behaviour change advice in private sector housing (CP767)
Post on 26th Oct 2017
This project was led by Arun District Council in West Sussex. It involved the installation of Honeywell evohome intelligent heating controls and traditional thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) in homes where residents previously had no (or old, basic) TRVs. Energy monitors were also installed to help residents understand electricity use.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Advice, Heating Controls, Technical
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Dimplex Quantum storage heaters (CP756)
Dimplex Quantum storage heaters (CP756)
Post on 26th Oct 2017
The project was delivered by Aspire Housing, in the Newcastle under Lyme area of North Staffordshire. The properties targeted are too far from gas mains to benefit from a gas supply. They had benefited from general improvements to meet the Decent Homes Standard, but due to their old inefficient storage heating were still designated ‘hard to heat’.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Storage Heaters, Technical
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Dimplex storage with water heaters and voltage optimisation (CP744)
Dimplex storage with water heaters and voltage optimisation (CP744)
Post on 06th Oct 2017
This project was delivered by Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) in collaboration with Greenvision Energy Ltd. It involved replacing 20-year old standard storage heaters with the ‘Dimplex Quantum’ high retention electric storage heaters; and replacing existing 10-year old domestic hot water (DHW) cylinders with ‘Dimplex EC Eau ECSd cylinders, with programmer and immersion.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Storage Heaters, Technical
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Heated seat covers in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire (CP1031)
Heated seat covers in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire (CP1031)
Post on 27th Sep 2017
This project was delivered by YES Energy Solutions in collaboration with North Lincolnshire Council and North East Lincolnshire Council. Its aim was to determine if B-Warm heated seat covers could prove a low-cost solution to improving health and well-being and reducing energy usage in vulnerable and older households in North and North East Lincolnshire.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
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Park home heat recovery ventilation & energy improvement pilot (CP777) (CP789)
Park home heat recovery ventilation & energy improvement pilot (CP777) (CP789)
Post on 27th Sep 2017
The project was delivered by Cheshire West and Chester Council and involved installing measures in 52 park home properties built pre-1996 at the Orchard Park site in Elton. All properties received insulation, with 15 of these also receiving Vent-Axia single room heat recovery systems, usually one unit in the bathroom and one in the kitchen.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
External Wall Insulation, Heat Recovery, Park Homes, Technical, Under Floor Insulation
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Passive ventilation with heat recovery and Oxypod (CP763)
Passive ventilation with heat recovery and Oxypod (CP763)
Post on 26th Sep 2017
This project was delivered by the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It involved installing a combination of two technologies – the Oxypod device, which removes dissolved gases from water-based central heating systems, reputedly improving efficiency of the system and reducing running costs; and the Ventive S passive ventilation and heat recovery system, which is intended to improve relative humidity levels and human comfort in interior spaces.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Heat Recovery, Technical
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