Lucy Glynn


Yorkshire could play vital role in cutting urban energy waste

Yorkshire could play vital role in cutting urban energy waste

The growth of Yorkshire’s successful heat network sector could cut energy waste in  towns and cities across the county and create thousands of new jobs. The Heat Network Task Force is calling on the government to create a regulatory framework for the sector that would help stimulate a six-fold growth in high efficiency heat networks

Raising heat network performance: Switch2 publishes checklist and guide

Raising heat network performance: Switch2 publishes checklist and guide

Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy has published a free non-technical checklist and guide to help housing managers improve the heat network performance and bring down costs for residents. “Older communal heating systems may not have been designed, commissioned and implemented to modern standards,” said Steve Coates, Head of Heat Networks for Switch2 Energy. “Our checklist

Double success for Switch2 Energy in awards for district heating excellence

Double success for Switch2 Energy in awards for district heating excellence

Switch2 Energy  has been shortlisted for two leading industry awards for excellence in district and community heating. The company is a double finalist in the Heating and Ventilation (H&V) News Awards, which are an annual celebration of achievement and forward thinking across the building services industry. Switch2, which provides complete end-to-end management of community heating schemes, has reached

Government survey findings demonstrate value of heat networks says Switch2 Energy

Government survey findings demonstrate value of heat networks says Switch2 Energy

Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy has welcomed the results of a government survey that shows heat network customers pay less for their energy than consumers using traditional gas systems. The UK government’s first ever independent survey of 5,000 heat network consumers identified that, on average, their costs were lower than for non-heat network consumers. Overall,

Energetik selects Switch2 customer services and smart metering for Enfield heat networks

Energetik selects Switch2 customer services and smart metering for Enfield heat networks

Energetik, Enfield Council’s local energy company, has selected Switch2 Energy to provide customer support and smart metering for its low carbon community heat networks. Switch2 will provide repairs and maintenance; along with heat metering and billing. As part of Energetik’s customer first approach, Switch2 will offer  rapid response times, flexible appointments and dedicated support for

Free seminar shows how to energise heat network efficiency

Free seminar shows how to energise heat network efficiency

How to energise the efficiency of heat networks to benefit residential customers is the topic of a free breakfast seminar in central London on Thursday 23 November 2017. Guest speaker, Phil Jones, Chairman of the CIBSE CHP & District Heating Group, will highlight the essentials of best practice from the CIBSE & ADE Code of

Switch2 wins prestigious energy award for decade of customer service excellence

Switch2 wins prestigious energy award for decade of customer service excellence

Switch2 Energy has won the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) Customer Engagement Award of the Decade for its success in focusing community and district heating projects around residents’ needs. Awards Judge Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Minister for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), said: “The judges thought that Switch2 had excelled over the years in

How to warm-up customer service for heat networks

How to warm-up customer service for heat networks

How to listen to customers and deliver the heat networks they want is the topic of a presentation to the 2017 Heat and Decentralised Energy Conference on Thursday 30 November by Kirsty Lambert, community heating specialist and Director at Switch2 Energy. The Heat and Decentralised Energy Conference 2017 will be hosted by the Association for

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Seminar offers post-election update on heat network regulations

A free breakfast seminar will serve up a post-election update on the latest regulations affecting community and district heating projects. The event will take place in central London on Thursday 14 September 2017. Simon Trevenna, UK Implementation Manager (Heat) at the government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), will outline the latest changes

Switch2 recognised for decade of customer excellence and innovation

Switch2 recognised for decade of customer excellence and innovation

Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has been shortlisted for two Project of the Decade Awards by The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE). Switch2 is a finalist in the Customer Engagement and Innovation award categories, which is a mark of its success in pioneering smart metering and pay-as-you-go technologies, and ensuring that the customer