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LG said that it is seeing growing UK interest for hybrid heat solutions that can combine electric appliances such as its air to water heat pump technologies with traditional gas boilers.
October’s digital edition of the H&V News magazine considers the government’s response to ongoing industry calls for clarity on how politicians and the industry can realise ambitions of eliminating carbon emissions from buildings by 2050.
Heating policy has been put centre-stage of the national debate on how to prevent catastrophic climate change posing major questions for our homes and offices, Mike Childs, head of science, policy and research argues.
Government will invest tens of millions of pounds to try and expand cleaner methods of generating hydrogen to heat a range of industrial processes such as gin distillation. These pilot projects form part of ongoing tests of the gas’ viability in meeting the UK’s decarbonisation ambitions.
The UK must look to its European neighbours for examples of heat network strategies that can help overcome existing barriers to expanding uptake of such systems, a new study has concluded. Greater choice and flexibility in how heat networks are implemented and managed is expected to be an important step in decarbonising buildings across the UK in order to drastically cut carbon emissions.
Calls from parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to make improving the energy efficiency of UK buildings into a national infrastructure priority have been welcomed by the National Energy Action (NEA) charity.
Calls to ensure UK buildings have net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is now a political reality after outgoing prime minister Theresa May enshrined the targets in law.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has demanded greater powers for city authorities to set stricter carbon standards for its buildings as part of calls for stronger government intervention on climate change.
The UK’s commitment to eliminate carbon emissions entirely by 2050 has been passed into law today.
The Welsh government will introduce stricter targets for reducing national carbon emissions to at least 95 per cent of 1990 levels by 2050.