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The convergence of smart metering, heat pumps and software that is purposefully designed to manage energy demand could provide a seismic change in the industry and expand the appeal of such technologies over the coming decade.
A range of high-profile government commitments to both ban fossil fuel heating in any new homes constructed after 2025 and eliminate UK carbon emissions by 2050 poses serious questions over the role gas heating can continue to play in homes around the country.
The inaugural H&V News Future of HVAC Summit is set to tackle a host of major topics facing the HVAC sector, with the focus on the practicalities of reaching net zero emissions from heating.
Establishing a statutory ‘Construction Improvement Authority’ for the UK is among drastic changes needed to address significant failings in standards across the HVAC sector.
“Earth shattering” amendments that will dramatically reshape building safety standards and how they are enforced should not be expected during the course of 2019, the chief executive of the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has said.
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.