Making ASHP Work For Commercial Applications – Part 1

Understanding the Challenge Commercial organisations face a somewhat unfair challenge as they are held by the Government to be leaders in the move to control and reduce carbon to achieve net-zero by 2050, yet are limited by the technology options that the Government is showing active support for. The current drive, without a doubt is …

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Chill Out – Building Cooling and Conditioning

With improvements in air-tightness, insulation and the increasingly common presence of sealed windows, especially in multi-storey offices and accommodations, modern buildings are increasingly prone to overheating, driving the need for large scale and efficient air conditioning and cooling. At the heart of these HVAC systems will be a chilled water loop circulating through coils in …

Planning Change Ushers In Restaurant Refurbishment Challenge

From the beginning of September, changes to planning will see use classes A1 (shops), A2 (financial and professional services), A3 (restaurants) and B1 (offices) merged to create a new Class E. This will enable use of these spaces to be altered from one use to another or undergo change to multi-use venue without seeking consent …

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Adveco Packaged e-Hot Water System For Low Carbon Hot Water

Reduce operational costs by offsetting up to 70% of the energy required by equivalent sized systems. Dramatically reduces CO₂ emissions Unique low heat intensity specification reduces the threat of scale formation Built-in backup for system resilience, ensuring consistency of service Hot water and heating specialist Adveco, offers commercial businesses with large hot water demands but space …

UK Government makes new £350m commitment to decarbonisation

Support targets construction, transport and heavy industry sectors Includes dedicated funding for green hydrogen. The Government has announced a £350 million package targeting carbon emissions from the construction, transport and heavy industry sectors in an effort to reach net-zero by 2050. “Climate change is among the greatest challenges of our age. To tackle it we …

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Is a Calorifier Right for My Project?

A calorifier is a commercial-grade indirect-fired water heater that provides hot water in a heating and hot water system. It is designed for projects requiring large volume storage of water at high temperature, but rather than using a burner, the water is heated by heat exchanger coils containing liquid from another heat source, such as …

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What is a micro CHP engine? And how does CHP work?

Onsite co-generation of electricity with heat reclaim by Combined Heat and Power, or CHP units, is one of the most effective ways of reducing costs by simultaneously powering and heating a building from a single gas-powered engine. As gas supply remains on a par with or slightly cheaper than grid-supplied electricity, and because Combined Heat …

Design & Build

Specialist support for Design & Build projects…

Traditionally building contracts will see a client appoint consultants to undertake the design and then a contractor to deliver construction. More recently, a popular method of procurement has been to opt for a single contractor to be appointed to design, or complete the design, and then to construct the works. Under such design and build, or D&B contracts, the client will typically have its own design team scope requirements, with responsibility for the detailed design falling …

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Packaged Plant Rooms – A new paradigm for site safety

Packaged plant rooms: Adveco discusses how off-site construction techniques for commercial heating and hot water can alleviate pressures of cost and timescale on construction sites whilst also helping improve COVID-19 safety precautions… There is no doubt that we are going to face long-term changes in the way construction projects operate during, and in the wake …