Making ASHP Work For Commercial Applications – Part 2

The Hybrid Approach In part one, we considered the challenges and limitations of an Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) only system, with particular focus on the problems commercial organisations faced when retrofitting existing properties with new heating and hot water applications. In this concluding part, we look at the advantages of adopting a hybrid system …

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 …

Adveco packaged plant room.

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 …

TOTEM engine for Combined Heat and Power (CHP).

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 …

Adveco packaged plant room.

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 …

Bromsgrove Leisure Centre plant room.

Sustainable Energy For The Leisure Industry – Part 1

From hotel accommodation to restaurant kitchens, spas and swimming pools, leisure estates generate a wide range of electrical and heating demands. In terms of usage patterns, demands can be significant, often varied, but also constant, creating a complex range of challenging applications. Currently, around 40% of UK greenhouse gas emissions are accounted for by heating, …

Reduce Carbon with Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP)

Reducing Carbon with Air Source Heat Pumps

It is estimated that 40% of CO₂ emissions can come from commercial heating alone and finding new and innovative ways to heat premises is at the top of the list for many businesses. Commercial sites – education, healthcare, retail, logistics, offices, hospitality and leisure – seeking to reduce both their carbon footprint and energy bills …

Packaged plant room

Offsite Construction For Heating – An Educated Decision

Understand how schools can use packaged plant rooms from Adveco to rapidly deploy hot water, heating and cogeneration. Provisioning a modern, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable business-critical hot water and heating system is not necessarily straight forward for some sites. They may be limited in terms of existing plant room space, or in the case of …

Micro-CHP and The Urban Balancing Act

Adveco’s Technical Director, Bill Sinclair, discusses balancing concerns over the cost to health from NOX emissions with the advantages of using micro-CHP in urban commercial building projects. A by-product of the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels, Nitrogen Oxides (NOX) are a major contributing factor to poor air quality, the most toxicologically significant being a combination of …

Corrosion in Commercial Heating and Hot water Systems – 1

Part 1 – Recognising the Causes of Corrosion Most metals will deteriorate or corrode, sometimes to a more stable chemical state through oxidation or reduction. This occurs over time when metals are in direct contact with any water, rusted iron being the most familiar, but it can also affect copper, lead, aluminium, zinc, and numerous …