All Services articles – Page 6

  • Simon Keen
    News

    The rise of the boiler

    2008-03-27T06:17:00Z

    With the implementation of EPCs next month, boiler inspections could soon be an important issue for owners and occupiers, says Lovells' Simon Keen

  • The ground source heat pump is sized to meet 50% of the energy needs of Urban Splash’s Lake Shore House in Bristol
    Features

    Sustainability: Heat pumps

    2008-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Can the technology that powers the humble fridge contribute to reducing carbon emissions in a cost-effective way? Simon Rawlinson of Davis Langdon looks at what heat pumps can, and cannot, offer a future development

  • Features

    What it costs: CHP (combined heat and power systems)

    2007-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Peter Mayer of Building LifePlans looks at the cost and environmental dividends from combined heat and power systems. With Combined heat and power (CHP) or co-generation systems, heat that might be lost as a by-product of electricity generation is captured for space and water heating. Locally supplied electricity incur lower ...

  • Floor standing Gas Boiler
    Features

    Floor-standing condensing gas boiler

    2007-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Boiler manufacturer Potterton has launched a floor-standing condensing gas boiler with an integrated hot water cylinder.

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    Features

    What it costs: mechanical ventilation

    2007-01-05T00:00:00Z

    In many instances mechanical ventilation may be the only option to manage office environments. Peter Mayer of Building LifePlans explores the options

  • Features

    What to remember: Toilets

    2006-10-20T00:00:00Z

    One of the more flagrant areas of discrimination between the sexes is the provision of toilets in offices. But not for much longer … Peter Caplehorn of Scott Brownrigg explains

  • Features

    What it costs: photovoltaics

    2006-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Photovoltaics may help reduce energy costs, as well as cutting CO2 emissions. Peter Mayer of Building LifePlans looks at the options and whole-life costs of PV systems

  • Features

    Costs: Natural ventilation for offices

    2005-08-03T12:40:00Z

    Natural ventilation for offices not only makes financial sense but also offers a sustainable solution to environment management. Wec examine the whole-life costs

  • Features

    Costs: Condensing gas boilers

    2005-04-15T14:38:00Z

    Condensing gas boilers have become the heating unit of choice for homes. Peter Mayer of Building Performance Group considers the options and examines their whole-life values