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Switch2 Energy welcomes proposed heat network regulation

Switch2 Energy welcomes proposed heat network regulation

Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has welcomed proposals to regulate the heat network sector by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). This chimes with earlier recommendations for a new regulatory framework from the Heat Network Task force, which is supported by Switch2.. In its Shared Warmth report, the industry task force,  led by

How advanced smart metering for heat networks is achieving outstanding customer service

How advanced smart metering for heat networks is achieving outstanding customer service

Ian Allan, Head of Research and Development for community heating specialist Switch2 Energy, will discuss the contribution of advanced smart metering to community and district heating projects in a presentation to the All-Energy Conference in Glasgow on Thursday 3 May (15.00 to 16.30). All-Energy is the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and

How housing managers can improve heat network efficiency

How housing managers can improve heat network efficiency

Older heat networks may lag behind newer systems when it comes to efficiency, but there are some simple steps that housing managers can take to improve operation and reliability, says Steve Coates, Head of Heat Networks for Switch2 Energy. By following simple steps outlined in a free  non-technical checklist and guide to heat network efficiency,

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