EVENT – Advances in Heat Exchangers

heat exchangers

Advances in Heat Exchangers for Heating and Cooling On the 8th March 2018, the SIRACH Network will visit the Kelvion research and development laboratory in Fareham for an event that will focus on advances in heat exchangers for heating and cooling. Delegates will have the opportunity to tour of the state-of-the-art […]

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Energy bills, consumer power and beyond

Energy bills, consumer power and beyond Blog originally posted by Nora Blascsok, communications and Engagement Officer, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). Posted on the CIED website on 25th January 2018. Reflections on the 7th Big Energy Saving Week by Nora Blascsok Events across the country are taking place this week to […]

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CIED Director cited in The Telegraph

smart meter Telegraph

CIED Director cited in The Telegraph Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director of The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) receives National media coverage in the ‘Ask a money expert’ section of The Telegraph. The article about smart meters responds to a consumer who questions whether their energy supply can be remotely […]

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ICSEF conference proceedings online

icsef

The proceedings also include papers from the Symposium on Heat Recovery and Efficient Conversion and Utilisation of Waste Heat which followed ICSEF. The online proceedings also include an editorial from CSEF Director Professor Savvas Tassou and Dr Guiseppe Bianchi. Over 50 articles are included in the collection which is available […]

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Gaining Business Advantage from 20-20-20 Targets

cryogenic

International business briefing to be hosted by the i-STUTE SIRACH network in collaboration with the International Refrigeration Committee (IRC) on 2nd March in London. The EUED’s interdisciplinary Centre for Storage, Transformation and Upgrading of Thermal Energy (i-STUTE)’s SIRACH network will co-host an event focussing on the business opportunities afforded by […]

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i-STUTE paper special award

i-stute paper

Dr Akos Revesz of the i-STUTE centre has won a special award for his paper on using ground energy from underground railway tunnels. The award was received at the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Winter Conference and AHR Expo in Las Vegas, USA. The full title […]

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i-STUTE inform BEIS heat evidence

heat pumps

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published a series of heat evidence gathering reports on different types of heat pumps and their potential as a low-carbon heating alternatives. The four documents focus respectively on domestic high temperature, domestic hybrid, gas driven and a comparative summary of the […]

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Fuel poverty is not only about heating

fuel poverty

As central heating systems fire up around the country, the DEMAND Centre’s Gordon Walker argues that other types of domestic energy use could be incorporated more consistently and effectively into fuel poverty policy. Defining fuel poverty What does it mean to be fuel poor? Most people’s understanding of fuel poverty […]

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Thermal Storage in Smart Energy Systems

cryogenic

Booking is now open for the next SIRACH event, to be held at the International Energy Research Centre in Cork, Republic of Ireland on 23rd November. The Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat pumps (SIRACH) Network will be holding its next networking meeting at the International Energy Research […]

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SIRACH gathering features four EUED Centres

SIRACH meeting

Representatives of the CEE, CSEF, DEMAND and I-STUTE centres contributed to the SIRACH networking meeting on 20th April. Entitled ‘Energy reduction and sustainability in the food chain’ the event was hosted by the CSEF Centre at Brunel University and led by Graeme Maidment and Judith Evans of i-STUTE. More details […]

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i-STUTE EPSRC prize picture features in Daily Mail

TFL Tunnel Workers

A picture taken by the i-STUTE Centre’s Akos Revesz of workers in a London Underground tunnel has won second place in the EPSRC science photo competition (people category). The picture has been featured on the Daily Mail website under the headline ‘The Tube as you’ve never seen it before: Amazing picture […]

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April Sirach event features EUED Centres

The i-STUTE Centre’s SIRACH network meeting on energy reduction and sustainability on 20th April will feature input from the CSEF, DEMAND and CEE Centres. The meeting – 20th April – will be held at the Centre for Sustainable Energy use in Food Chains (CSEF) at Brunel University. The event will […]

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Researchers talk technology innovation with Daikin

cryogenic

20th January saw the i-STUTE centre’s SIRACH Network visit the Daikin Training Centre in Woking for a research meets industry day to discuss alternative technologies that could revolutionise the heating and cooling markets. See the SIRACH (Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat) Network website for full details More […]

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Birmingham post article on i-STUTE

The EUED i-STUTE Centre featured in the Birmingham Post recently. The article, entitled ‘University of Warwick energy project aims to reduce heating and cooling emissions’ talks about how the setting up of the centre. Read the full article on the Birmingham Post site

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