This week we threw a spotlight on one of the toughest challenges society faces in reducing carbon emissions.
Thanks to everyone who took part in Heat Week! Here’s a review of what we did…
On Monday we kicked off with Joanna Clarke’s blog about the heating challenges we face. About 37% of UK carbon emissions come from heating, mostly for buildings.
Low Carbon Heating Technologies
On Wednesday we looked at the low carbon technologies that are available on the market now. There is no silver bullet, but there are many potential solutions. Key to making any of them work at scale will be collaboration across the sector, so we shared some videos from the companies we’ve collaborated with who have low carbon tech.
The Future: Heat Storage
Yesterday we leapt into the future with a focus on heat storage research. We introduced our thermal storage research team and the technology they’re working on. We also announced funding for a new project that will explore the potential for re-use of waste heat from industry. Today’s research will become tomorrow’s heating technology.
What else is coming up?
- This week was also Wales Climate Week, which is not over yet! Join an excellent panel in their live stream Achieving Net Zero Buildings at 11.30 today.
- On 25th November at 12pm we’re hosting a talk on “An Introduction to Hot Water Heat Pump Technology” with Dimplex UK. Join us on Microsoft Teams.
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