Heat networks: countdown to regulation

New regulations due next year are set to revolutionise the design and operation of heat networks in the UK. Phil Jones and Gareth Jones look at the latest rule proposals and explain the importance of technical assurance in setting performance standards in new and existing networks

Zoning in: the new Heat Network Zoning consultation

The government is aiming for 11% of heat in the UK to be supplied by heat networks within newly designated heat zones. Alex Smith looks at the routes to connection in the new Heat Network Zoning consultation

Bradford’s cultural connection: a model for low-carbon district heating

The first phase of Bradford’s new heat network will be able to deliver up to 60GWh of low carbon heat when it comes online in 2026. Andy Pearson speaks to engineer FairHeat and 1Energy, the company behind the project, which plans to invest in 10 similar schemes in British cities

Sponsored roundtable: optimising heat interface units

Better education and skills are key factors in enhancing heating interface unit performance. Sponsored by Ideal Heating – Commercial Products, panellists on a CIBSE Journal roundtable address challenges in their design, installation, and operation