heating systems

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Post date: 15 Sep 2010
Type: Publication

This booklet is part of a series consisting of the following volumes: Booklet 1: Overall Energy Performance of Buildings Booklet 2: Building Energy Performance Booklet 3: Heating Systems and Domestic Hot Water Booklet 4: Ventilation and Cooling Systems Booklet 5: Inspection of Systems for Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilation
Post date: 26 Jul 2010
Type: Publication

The standards released on Wednesday increase the stringency of the existing minimum conservation standards for these three types of residential heating products, which account for about 18 percent of energy use in homes across the country. The standards will significantly reduce energy consumption by these products, including decreasing energy use in large electric storage water heaters by 47 percent and by more than 30 percent in large gas water heaters.
Post date: 7 Apr 2010
Type: News

Post date: 23 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

The first market approach is called 'Quality Declaration'. The declaration provides a checklist of quality criteria for outstanding boiler installations. It will be issued by installers and should form part of contracts with end consumers. The second approach is referred to as 'Performance Guarantee'. It centres on guarantees of high seasonal efficiencies and energy savings of new heating systems.
Post date: 16 Dec 2009
Type: News