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External wall insulation on park homes in North Lincolnshire (CP783) (CP784)
Post on 16th Jul 2018
External wall insulation (EWI) is an established technology that improves heat retention and energy efficiency. In essence, EWI provides an external jacket to a park home that significantly enhances thermal efficiency. This should improve performance of existing building fabric, ensuring a warmer living space in winter months, and cooler living space in the summer months. A further stated benefit of EWI is improved sound proofing, which can further enhance the living experience of householders.
Post on 01st Jul 2018
Research released by NEA has demonstrated that smart meters can benefit vulnerable and low-income households – but in most cases this requires additional support and advice.
External wall insulation on park homes in North Lincolnshire (CP783)
Post on 27th Jun 2018
This project was delivered by YES Energy Solutions in collaboration with North Lincolnshire Council.
Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Action Guide (Edition 1)
Post on 26th Jun 2018
A practical guide to help MPs, MLAs, local councillors, health professionals and advice workers answer queries on energy bills, heating, home insulation and energy efficiency.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland
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.
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).
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.
Solar thermal and biomass / multi-fuel (CP754)
Post on 26th Nov 2017
Ceredigion comprises of a series of isolated rural communities, with 82.4% of homes not connected to mains gas – the highest number of off-gas properties in Wales. Tregaron, the area targeted for the project, falls within the top 30% most deprived, and the rural areas around it fall within the top 10%, in terms of access to services.
Nation / Region: Wales
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.