A workshop hung on 6 June 2023, saw REHAU unite district heating specialists to go over market obstacles and options. Subjects covered consisted of federal government financing, inbound heat network zoning, the Heat Network Innovation Guarantee Plan (HNTAS), and finest practice in style and setup of heat networks.
Keynote speakers consisted of agents from the Department of Energy Security and Net No, Fairheat, Therma-Mech, Switch2 and Sustainable Energy. 2 interactive panel sessions permitted delegates to ask speakers their viewpoints on a range of subjects.
Steve Richmond, Head of Marketing & & Technical at at REHAU Structure Solutions stated he was “really happy with how the market is responding to some huge obstacles, and how favorable the future search for district heating.”
Of specific interest to delegates appeared to be the upcoming Heat Network Technical Guarantee Plan (HNTAS), presently in advancement. “Everybody acknowledges that there are some underperforming jobs so the increased focus on quality control can just be a good idea,” stated Steve.
He used a couple of other takeaways from the occasion:
” The UK district heating market momentum is plainly constructing– the capital financing exists, zoning is coming and policies such as the Future Residences Requirement will assist drive need from designers.”
” There was an excellent dispute about how we both increase the variety of skilled specialists to set up pipelines however likewise guarantee the high quality of pipeline setups. Our brand-new Clip-Flex system must go some method to fixing both these obstacles.”
” There is a great line in between creating for future heat network capability versus the threat of oversizing networks and the threat if that capability never ever links.”
” There was an intriguing concern about how customers see district heating and it’s greater intricacy versus setting up gas boilers in each residential or commercial property and what can be done to inform customers and resolve any prospective issues they have.”
REHAU’s occasion likewise saw the launch of the brand-new Clip-Flex shroud system, which the company states
” changes the shroud market because it quits to 22.5 ° series of movement in all instructions, permitting pipework to be angled based on the needs of the task, providing specialists far higher versatility on website. This makes shroud setup much easier and quicker than ever in the past.”
For additional information about REHAU and its district heating options, check out www.rehau.uk/districtheating
The “Structure a Greener Future: Providing High-Quality Heat Networks” workshop was hung on 6 June.