This multi-partner project focused on conducting a proof-of-concept data acquisition and monitoring study at our PMRC building using wireless environmental and energy monitoring sensors.
With four PV systems installed at three different sites, Wernick Group approached SPECIFIC for support assessing the systems’ performance.
To help Sea Trust Wales operate their new building more efficiently, SPECIFIC worked with them to analyse their heat and electricity use.
SPECIFIC supported the development of Advanced Electric Machines’s new sustainable motor prototype through access to our coating expertise and facilities.
Catnic is a Tata Steel Enterprise that specialise in manufacturing steel lintels. In an effort to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint at their manufacturing site, Catnic were considering installing photovoltaics (PV). They approached SPECIFIC to gain some insight into how much PV generation would be possible.
Surfability are an adaptive surf school located in a state-of-the-art, eco-friendly building in Caswell, Swansea which incorporates several renewable energy technologies. They wanted to know more about these technologies, and learn how to maximise their benefits and to run more sustainably.
The Tan Y Lan Fach holiday cottages in rural Carmarthenshire are fitted with a ground source heat pump, solar thermal hot water system, and solar panels. The owners wanted to know how to maximise the benefits of these technologies.
Solapak Development Ltd provide stand-alone sustainable energy solutions for use in developing world rural economies. They wanted to expand their services to include remote monitoring systems for energy-poor dairy communities and they had engaged with two milk collection centres in Rwanda.
Cotech Sensitising Ltd are a Tredegar-based company specialising in lighting and LED filter design and manufacturing. At their premises on the Tafarnaubach Industrial Estate, Cotech were looking to use renewable energy technologies to reduce their carbon footprint, reduce energy costs, and improve market competitiveness. To support these ambitions, SPECIFIC conducted a detailed renewable energy impact assessment using site energy data and quotations for on-site solar PV and battery installation provided by Cotech.
Thermify are developing a technology to capture waste heat from data processors and use it to warm homes and heat hot water. Cloud computing generates heat as a by-product, which means even more electricity is needed to extract and vent the waste heat into the atmosphere.