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Heating

We round-up articles looking at heating - from designing and specifying systems to mittigating its effects.

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20 July 2017 | by

A new smart thermostat from Johnson Controls, GLAS, has some serious style credentials and offers voice control via Microsoft's Cortana.

18 April 2016 | by

This article explores the defining characteristics of the Passivhaus standard for eco-friendly dwellings.

29 March 2016 | by

A round-up of the gas safety regulations and guidance for those involved in residential development.

22 January 2016 | by

The government has moved to slash renewable energy subsidies with a significant cut to the feed-in-tariff (FIT) from January 2016. Find out more about the changes as we explore whether solar is still a profitable investment.

03 September 2015 | by

A new generation of smart tech is set to banish the annual ritual of trying to set the central heating timer for good. We check out the next wave of smart heating controls. Which solution is right for you?

16 July 2015 | by

A reinterpreted farmstead has become the first Certified Passivhaus in Northumberland and winner of the Small Projects Category at the 2015 Passivhaus Awards organised by the Passivhaus Trust.

01 February 2015 | by

U-values measure how effective a material is an insulator. We look in detail at terminology and core concepts when it comes to thermal performance.

02 January 2014 | by

The second in an eight-part series of articles examining the impact of climate change on the built environment, and the responses that can be made to those changes for both new-build and retro-fitting. This part focuses on excess heat.

01 June 2013 | by

What measures can you take to improve energy consumption in new and old buildings. David Clarke, author of What colour is your building?, explores some options.

01 January 2011 | by

Building occupiers can't be certain how long components and systems will really last. Peter Tse of BSRIA gives an insight.

31 January 2010 | by

Heating controls with condensing boilers are almost mandatory for home installation in the UK. In this article, BSRIA tell us more.

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