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  • This is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy, energy management and auditing and the design of sustainable energy facilities. It considers the systems needed to create low-energy, sustainable buildings, including passive solar design, energy-efficient hea...

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  • A controversial new report from the Energy Savings Trust has found that badly installed heat pumps are under-performing and up to 80% perform so badly they would not qualify as renewable energy under proposed European standards.

  • Heat pump industry designers are impatient for the UK's Renewable Heat Incentive to be introduced. It was expected to be launched in April 2011, but has now been delayed until at least June 2011, with Climate change Minister Greg Barker refusing to name a date yet.

  • An Environment Agency report has found that about 8,000 heat pump systems are currently operating in the UK. However, the technology has the potential to be installed in 320,000 homes and businesses by 2020 with support from the government.

  • The author covers the full spectrum of low-impact home refurbishment and is a valuable manual for both the building professional and the do-it-yourself enthusiast wanting to engage in refurbishment for a sustainable and eco-friendly home.

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  • The National Trust has announced its biggest ever investment, of £30mn, in renewable energy to heat and power more of its historic places. The announcement follows the successful completion of five renewable energy projects at National Trust properties part of a £3.5mn pilot launched with Good Ene...

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  • There is a vast interest in renewable energy but the role various technologies will play in the transition to a low-carbon future are in the main uncertain. This book sets out the facts: how the technologies work, where and to what extent they are currently employed and where the greatest potential ...

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  • Reducing and managing demand for energy is a fundamental part in mitigating climate change. In this, the most comprehensive textbook ever written on the subject, the author lays out the theory and practice of how things must change if we are to meet our energy needs sustainably. The book begins with...

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  • After years in developments and a series of false starts, the government has launched a scheme that will pay people for the green heat that they generate for their homes. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the worlds first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat, offe...

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