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13 03, 2015

Heating from the ice

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Heat pumps extract warmth from ice cold water The BBC reported how in Norway a county capital in Norway, 40 miles from Oslo, is extracting heat from the local fjord.  With average annual temperatures of 8 degrees, Drammen has installed a district heating system to meet the heating demands of not only the 65,000 residents, but

14 08, 2013

Domestic ground source heating offers £3,000 a year in savings & income

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As reported in Building4Change, domestic ground source heat pump (GSHP) users could earn around £3,000 a year in savings and income from the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), with air source heat pump (ASHP) users potentially earning around £1,350 a year in savings and income according to a new Energy Saving Trust study. The report builds