DH Developers Missing Out on Millions

In a quest for the lowest-possible construction costs, developers and operators of district heating networks are missing out on significant levels of operational savings –both monetary and carbon-related. 

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Taking Stress Out of District Heating

A leading manufacturer of district heating pipe systems has highlighted its serious concern at the growing sector’s apparent lack of awareness in the effects that thermal expansion has on pre-insulated pipe networks. If ignored, the company is warning that systems will fail and this will risk damaging the faith placed in the resurgent technology by DECC’s heat strategy. 

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Training Centre Close to Completion

CPV Limited - one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of pre-insulated pipe systems for district heating applications - is close to completing a brand new training centre that is set to boost the number of qualified installers of district heating pipe systems in the UK.

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Stop Incentivising Biomass Waste

A director of CPV Ltd, a UK manufacturer of district heating pipe systems – has called for an end to the way in which the Renewables Obligation is incentivising electricity producers to use biomass fuels in inefficient, conventional power stations – effectively squandering the waste heat produced.

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Call for District Heating Quality Standards

A director of the UK’s longest-established manufacturer of pre-insulated pipe systems used for district heating has called for an industry-wide system of quality standards to be established. He has warned that, without it, the rapid growth that the sector is experiencing may see a repeat of the same mistakes made during the last boom of the 1970s and 80s that led to catastrophic system failures.

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District Heating Pipe Manufacturer Expands

With an ever-increasing number of site owners and developers choosing district heating as a means of delivering low-carbon heat to homes and businesses, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of pre-insulated pipe systems, CPV Ltd, has embarked on a million-pound programme of expansion and refurbishment for its Hampshire-based headquarters and manufacturing plant.

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