AirEx has created a smart ventilation control – or put more simply – an intelligent airbrick, that uses sensors to monitor temperature, humidity and air quality in the home. Energy Systems Catapult is working with AirEx to support product validation and accelerate to market, including exploiting data from a trial in our Living Lab to support product development, business planning, and a larger scale trial.
This trial for the Energy Revolution Integration Service explored how smart heating controls may help vulnerable households afford the energy they need to be safe, healthy and comfortable.
Three locations and three delivery contractors have been announced to install electric heat pumps into 750 homes for the £14.6m Electrification of Heat Demonstration project being managed by Energy Systems Catapult.
Baxi Heating UK trialled ‘Heat as a Service’ with households in our Living Lab, creating a proposition that bundled a new heating system together with energy for a fixed monthly price.
Energy Systems Catapult created a heat-as-a-service offering called a ‘Heat Plan’ – where instead of buying units of energy (kWh), consumers buy hours of warmth in their home – called ‘Warm Hours’.
William Edrich joined Sunamp in January 2019 as the Global Head of Commercial and Industrial to lead the company’s ambitious growth plans. Here he explains how the Energy Launchpad is helping Sunamp take their technology to a new markets such as demand side response.
The Government recently committed the UK to a Net Zero carbon emissions target to tackle climate change. Yet that commitment is dependent on the consent of the British public. The people have a veto on Net Zero argues Kathryn Chambers.
Scottish energy firm Biskit Controls has become the latest business to begin demonstrating an innovation in the Energy System Catapult’s 100-home Living Lab.
Decarbonising heat is key to achieving Net Zero, and innovators have a vital role to play. Here is our overview of the decarbonisation challenge and how we can tackle it through low carbon home heating innovation.
In an industry first, two British companies have successfully trialled selling ‘heat-as-as-service’, in a move that experts believe will pave the way for the low carbon retrofit revolution.
The Future Homes Standard will require new build homes to be future-proofed with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency; it will be introduced by 2025. This consultation covers proposed changes to Building Regulations in regards to heating, airtightness and ventilation.
Innovative housing association Bromford are joining our Living Lab to explore how smart heating can improve comfort, control and cost for households at risk of fuel poverty – while providing vital data on the thermal performance of homes.
Energy Systems Catapult will act as Management Contractor for the £14.6 million Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project on behalf of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.