Advice: District heating systems in new housing development

District heating systems can save on carbon emissions, but careful design is required to avoid overheating and maximise the efficiency of the network, finds Ben Kochan.

by Ben Kochan
The Leyton housing scheme uses a commercial air source heat pump, as well as individual booster pumps (PIC Galliard Homes)
The Leyton housing scheme uses a commercial air source heat pump, as well as individual booster pumps (PIC Galliard Homes)

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