Cooling: hidden threat for climate change and sustainable goals

Cooling: hidden threat for climate change and sustainable goals

A new study, led by the University of Oxford and published recently in Nature Sustainability, sets out a framework for delivering sustainable cooling. It also examines cooling needs in the context of sustainable development, and finds that this is a global blind spot.   ‘Cooling is essential to human well-being and health,

5 sustainable home upgrades worth making

5 Sustainable Home Upgrades to Make in 2019

According to the Committee on Climate Change, the United Kingdom can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years. And seeing as homes account for 20% of our total emissions, there's no better place to start to enact changes than our houses. Read on to see how you can

Ultra quiet Ecodan awarded Renewable Energy Technology of the Year

Ultra quiet Ecodan awarded Renewable Energy Technology of the Year

Mitsubishi Electric’s Ultra Quiet Ecodan air source heat pump range has been presented with the Renewable Energy Technology of the Year award at the Energy Awards 2019, which recognises and rewards excellent and intelligent energy use in the industry.   Over 500 energy industry professionals gathered at the ceremony in

Don’t be floored by underfloor heating

Don’t be floored by underfloor heating

Underfloor heating offers effective and efficient heating that’s out of sight and makes no demands on wall space. However, many people have misconceptions about using underfloor heating, especially as a replacement for radiators.   To ease some of the worries, Wunda Group is discussing its innovative warm water over floor system Wundatherm,

Renewable heating complements green electricity on Cambridge farm

Renewable heating complements green electricity on Cambridge farm

A farmer in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, is enjoying the benefits of renewable heating with a ground source heat pump system powered by his own green electricity.   Renewable heating expert Finn Geotherm installed the ground source heat pump for Hugh Whittome at his farmhouse. The property was previously heated by an oil-fired