Turning waste to fuel with Hargassner boilers

Fountain Timber and Hargassner Boilers

Fencing timber & garden product manufacturers, Fountain Timber, has turned a headache into heating by using its offcuts as fuel for two new, state-of-the-art Hargassner UK biomass boilers.   As a responsible manufacturer, Fountain Timber has been accredited to ISO14001 for several years, however disposing of offcuts from its busy saw

A++ rating for Ecodan air source heat pumps

Ecodan air source heat pump

Mitsubishi Electric has announced that its entire range of Ecodan air source heat pumps has achieved A++ rating under the first Energy Related Products (ErP) Directive ruling for heating products across Europe.   ErP means that all space and water heaters will need to display an energy label which will help both

Roof integrated solar makes UK debut

The first installation of Romag’s new Intecto integrated PV roof tile has recently been completed in a new housing development in the North East of England and has recently been completed by Gentoo Homes in its new housing development at Beechbrooke, in South Shields.   The ground-breaking new concept in building

Longworth celebrates the launch of Redsky Solar

Leading building envelope contractor Longworth has gone green to celebrate the successful launch of subsidiary company Redsky Solar and show the group’s commitment to sustainability.The energy needed to power Longworth’s head office in St Helen’s now comes from sustainable sources and the company has developed a further plan to reduce

The future is set to get darker for solar

The Conservative government seems hellbent on destroying the solar PV market

Ministers seem to be hell-bent on undermining the UK solar industry with constant briefings about imminent cuts to renewable energy subsidies. A number of national newspapers have carried misleading reports recently indicating that Energy Secretary Amber Rudd is gearing up to further slash solar power subsidies.   The newspaper reports constantly refer to a feed-in-tariff