Kingston Uni goes with the river heat flow

Kingston University aims to install a river source heat pump to achieve a 35% reduction in emissions by 2020. The proposed renewable energy source at the Penrhyn Road campus would harvest heat from the River Thames, upgrade it to a higher temperature and distribute it around the campus through a district heating network. It is […]

Listed Victorian barns use ground source heating

A set of listed Victorian barns on a Cambridgeshire farm being converted into houses are part of a £4million ground source heating project. Heat pump specialist Econic has dug three boreholes, the deepest going 140 metres into the ground. The “low grade energy” collected is then elevated in temperature by the heat pump system and used to […]

Shopping centre uses Europe’s largest heat pump

A shopping centre in the City of London is using the largest ground source heat pump in Europe. The geothermal heating and cooling system has been installed at a depth of 150 metres at One New Change shopping centre, near St Paul’s Cathedral. And the geothermal system is not the only renewable innovation at the […]