ground source heat pump system News

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • Binational Ground Source Heat Pump Standard Introduced

    The binational 2016 edition of the ANSI/CSA C448 standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for commercial and residential buildings was recently released by CSA Group, in partnership with the Geothermal Exchange Organization and other industry stakeholders from the United States and Canada. While the standard has existed in Canada since 2002, it is new this ...

  • ENER-G welcomes proposed doubling of Renewable Heat Incentive tariff for Ground Source Heat Pumps

    ENER-G www.energ.co.uk/heatpumps has welcomed the proposed increase in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for ground source heat pumps in commercial, industrial and community buildings - stating that this would provide a 'level playing field' with other qualifying renewable technologies  Energy Minister Greg Barker has instructed his RHI team at the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Ground Source Heat Pump, Solar PV and Underfloor Heating for a new built property in Hertfordshire

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, underfloor heating and solar PV for this luxury property in Hertfordshire. As no gas from the grid was available and planning required the use of a low carbon heating system, a heat pump was the natural choice. With plenty of land available for horizontal ground loops, ground source ...


    By Better Planet

  • ENER-G’s heat pump expertise is officially certified

    ENER-G Ground Source Solutions Ltd has won official certification for its expertise in delivering renewable heat pump technology. The Approved Contractor certificate means ENER-G has been recognised for the quality of its design, supply, and installation of heat pumps, in line with the exacting technical standards set out by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).ENER-G acquired the ...


    By ENER-G

  • ENER-G prepares to pump up the returns on low carbon heating

    ENER-G prepares to pump up the returns on low carbon heating Installing ground and water source heat pumps has become more financially attractive for organisations of all types, thanks to the government’s commitment to incentivise sustainable low carbon heating technology under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.   The RHI, which is scheduled to be ...


    By ENER-G

  • ENER-G super-sizes low carbon heat pumps at The Open University

    The UK’s largest closed loop ground source gas absorption heat pump installation is providing low carbon heat to The Open University in Milton Keynes. The heat pumps have been supplied by ENER-G, which worked in partnership with mechanical and electrical contractor Rushmoor Mechanical Services to install the technology at Building 12, a 2000 sq metre sustainable new-build development that ...


    By ENER-G

  • Heat scheme hots up

    Umbrella company and holiday cottages are first two successful applicants to low carbon heating incentive Umbrella supplier Booth Brothers in Sheffield entered the history books today by becoming one of the first places in the UK to get the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive. Its offices, housed in an 18th century former corn mill in Penistone, will be kept warm through an ...

  • Geothermal heat pumps will surpass $17 billion in annual revenue by 2020

    Geothermal heat pumps will surpass $17 billion in annual revenue by 2020 Geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems – sometimes referred to as ground source heat pumps – are a growing part of the worldwide movement toward using renewable energy sources for building heating and cooling. Harnessing moderate and constant temperatures just below the Earth’s surface, GHP systems play a vital ...

  • ENER-G free CPD seminars explore heat pump technology

    ENER-G Sustainable Technologies www.energ.co.uk/heatpumps  is inviting energy managers, consultants and engineers to a series of free CIBSE-accredited CPD seminars on heat pump systems. Upcoming lunchtime events at The University of Liverpool (Tuesday 11 December) and The University of Plymouth (Tuesday 18 December) will cover ground source heat pump and ...


    By ENER-G

  • POLAND: A Spectacular Growth of the Air Heat Pump Market in 2015

    The market research carried out in the middle of January 2016 by the Polish Association for Heat Pump Technology and Development (PORT PC) shows that the size of the market of electrically driven heat pumps has almost tripled over the last six years. The sales of heat pumps for space heating increased by 20% in Poland. For the first time in the history of our research we see such a spectacular, ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • NGWA publishes new guidance on hydrogeology’s impact on large-scale geothermal heat pump systems

    NGWA Press, the publishing arm of the National Ground Water Association, just released its long-anticipated newest title, Understanding Hydrogeology and Its Impact on Large-Scale Geothermal Heat Pump Systems. Edited by industry experts Nina Baird, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, and John Rhyner, PG, P.W. Grosser Consulting Inc., these guidelines bridge the gap between existing HVAC literature ...

  • Kavlico Designs pressure sensor for heat pump systems meeting EU 842/2006 Directive

    Kavlico, a global business unit of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) has developed a new version of the PT250 pressure transmitter designed specifically for installation in heat pump systems. Incorporating a piezo-resistive sense element, these extremely rugged, all-welded, 304L stainless steel constructed devices have an integral pipe pressure connection that is welded at the pressure ...


    By InnoVista Sensors

  • Next steps on Renewable Heat

    Progress on support for renewable heat hots up today with the publication of three consultations on the Coalition’s Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI). The RHI, the first of its kind in the world, was launched for the non domestic sector in November last year, with a scheme for householders intended to open in Summer 2013. Renewable Heat Incentive for householders ...

  • More money for renewable heating kit

    Householders across Great Britain will be able to get even more cash for renewable heating kit, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced today. The money off vouchers available under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme have been increased to £2,300 for ground source heat pumps, £2,000 for biomass boilers, £1,300 for air source heat pumps and ...

  • OSMA UFH is heating system of choice for leading house builder

    Wavin Plastic’s expertise in producing superior heating and cooling systems has been endorsed by Persimmon Home’s decision to use the company’s genius OSMA Underfloor Heating (UFH) systems in its high profile housing project, Living-i. Living-i consists of five innovative homes built this summer in Irlam, Manchester, using a range of modern construction methods that embrace the very latest in ...


  • Winners of green heating competition revealed

    First wave of social housing winners to share in £4million fund Regional data published on uptake of £15 million Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme so far Twenty-four social housing providers across Britain have been awarded a share of a £4 million fund to install green heating systems in the homes of their tenants. They are the first winners to be announced ...

  • Lower tariff payments for heat pumps and biomass from April 2017 – Act now to benefit from current tariffs

    Following a consultation launched in March 2016, the government is expected to introduce annual heat demand limits for the three dominant technologies in the Domestic RHI: Ground Source Heat Pumps and Biomass: 25,000 kWh Air Source Heat Pumps: 20,000 kWh This means that tariff payments will be capped for larger and many medium sized properties. As an example, ...


    By Better Planet

  • Low Carbon Heat Plans Revealed

    £25m for second phase of household voucher scheme Cost control plans set out for non-domestic renewable heat Timetable revealed for longer term support on household renewable heat A second phase of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme, which gives money off renewable technologies like biomass boilers, air and ground source heat pumps and solar ...

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