Tag : Clean Growth Strategy
BEAMA said it anticipates a fundamental and unprecedented change within the functionality of heating controls moving forward that will be driven by a shift towards data-led energy management and more automated ‘smart’ functions.
The December issue of H&V News sees out 2018 by focusing on several complex issues ranging from fears over the potential scale of enforcement failures of ventilation standards, to the future role gas and biomass heating may play in the drive for a low carbon economy.
The UK government will establish a regulatory framework for heat networks with the intention to secure fresh investment and increased industry uptake of the technology, as well as flexibility to accommodate new business models and innovation.
The UK Green Building Council has welcomed recommendations within the Raynsford Review to ensure that sustainable development is a clearly defined legal duty within the planning of homes and other buildings.
Government efforts to improve energy efficiency in fuel poor homes are falling short of official targets and wider low carbon ambitions set out in the UK Clean Growth Strategy, a new report from the Committee on Fuel Poverty has found.
The 2018 Budget has set out fresh commitments to transform apprenticeship training that could have implications for the future of the building services sector.
The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been asked to clarify the role of oil heating in its Clean Growth Strategy by trade association OFTEC and the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS).
A new heat network-focused association has been established by the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) to provide a range of equipment suppliers with a single voice concerning policy, regulations and standards.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for Ofgem to be appointed regulator of the heat network sector across England and Wales to help ensure improved take-up of the technology.
The independent Committee on Climate Change says there is an urgent need for the government to firm up details on how it will reduce the carbon footprint of the energy grid and buildings within the next twelve months to ensure long-term environmental ambitions are met.