DEFINITION: Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is the technology of indoor and vehicle environmental comfort. Its goal is to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality.
Bristol to connect first private housing development to low-carbon heat network
Bristol City Council has unveiled ambitious plans to connect its first evert commercial housing development site to an existing heat network, in a move that will enable developers to use low-carbon heat sources for building while generating income for the council.
Battersea Power Station to come back online as a low-carbon energy hub
London's iconic Battersea Power Station is set to start producing energy again in 2020 - 38 years after the last coal-fired power generation facilities at the site were decommissioned.
edie Explains: Low-carbon heating and cooling
Is low-carbon heating and cooling right for your business? What are the technology options and how do you choose the right one? This edie explains business guide, produced in association with EDF Energy, has the answers.
District heat networks could reduce cost of UK's low-carbon transition by £3bn
The installation of district heat networks could reduce the capital cost of the UK's heat networks by up to 40%, new research from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has concluded.
Government launches £320m scheme to help decarbonise UK's heat networks
The Government has launched a £320m scheme to help accelerate the adoption of low-carbon heat technologies across the UK's public, private and domestic sectors, on the same week that further tweaks to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) were criticised.
One billion people without access to efficient cooling technology, says report
With the global heatwaves setting record high temperatures around the world in recent weeks, a new report warns that more than 1.1 billion people globally don't have access to some form of cooling.
Leeds cuts ribbon on 'revolutionary' £35m heat network
One of the UK's largest heat networks has been officially launched by Leeds City Council, in a development which will deliver low-carbon heat and water to thousands of homes and businesses.