Solar tariffs to end: Don’t let your surplus electricity go to waste

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Following the December 2018 announcement of the closure of the export feed-in tariff (FIT) in March 2019, Kensa assures hesitant would-be new purchasers of solar photovoltaic panels (PV) that there are still many benefits of solar PV if used in collaboration with ground source heat pumps. Kensa’s support comes amid the expectation of a hiatus between…

Decarbonising domestic heating: What is the peak GB demand?

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Decarbonising domestic heating: What is the peak GB demand? Fig.10.SynthesisedGBDomesticheatdemandin2010,accordingtoSansomandaccordingtotheresultsproducedhere

In 2018 the National Grid projected 12m heat pumps by 2041 in its Future Energy Scenarios projection, whilst the Committee on Climate Change’s Fourth Carbon Budget is calling for 2.5m heat pumps by 2030 and the end of all gas boiler installations by 2035. This ambition and forecast UK growth for heat pumps supports environmental…

Heat Pumps in London Report: Kensa’s Review

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low carbon heat: heat pumps in london, front cover with Kensa Heat Pumps

Kensa reviews the Greater London Authority report, ‘Low Carbon Heat: Heat Pumps in London’. Findings regarding the volume of carbon and running cost savings possible with ground source heat pumps with shared ground loop arrays have been published in a report by Etude, commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA), ‘Low Carbon Heat: Heat Pumps…

HBR Show (28-31.03.19)

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 28th – 31st March 2019 NEC, Birmingham Ground source heat pumps are ideal for heating self builds and renovations, saving you money on heating bills and maintenance, and generating a seven year quarterly income through the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). As the UKs number one manufacturer of ground source heat…

Reap what you sow

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Multiple barn conversions

Landowners who are developing multiple rural properties, and looking for off gas grid heating solutions, can offset the costs with lucrative funding from the Non Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), using ground source heat pumps on a shared ground loop array system architecture, says UK manufacturer Kensa Heat Pumps.   Class Q and Class R…

The benefits of fixed speed compressors

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Guy Cashmore, Technical Director of Kensa Heat Pumps, says: “Using an inverter compressor with an air source heat pump system is almost a no-brainer because of the fluctuating source air temperature. However, we often get asked why Kensa, as the UK’s leading ground source heat pump manufacturer, favours fixed speed compressors in our units, when…