SIRACH meet with ebm-papst

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The i-STUTE Centre’s SIRACH network’s latest meeting will be in June at ebm-papst in Chelmsford and will look at EC fans, eco design and airflow. The event, entitled ‘EC fans, eco design and airflow, delivering energy efficiency with short term pay back in retail cabinets, datacentres and buildings’ will offer […]

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Domestic Energy Research Associate Post

Loughborough Design School are looking for a Domestic Energy Research Associate to work across two EPSRC funded projects (i-STUTE and 4S-DHW). In particular the role will be to develop user requirements for thermal storage and hot water. The post is full time for 22 months. i-STUTE, an End-Use Energy Demand Centre, […]

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Gaining Business Advantage from 20-20-20 Targets

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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

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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

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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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Thermal Storage presentations available

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Downloadable materials from the i-STUTE Centre SIRACH network’s ‘Thermal storage in smart energy systems’ conference in Cork, Ireland available now. The event The Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat (SIRACH) network held their Thermal Storage in Smart Energy Systems conference on 23rd November 2016. It was hosted at […]

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Thermal Storage in Smart Energy Systems

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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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Painted into a corner on Hinkley

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New blog post on Hinkley Point nuclear power station plan from Professor David Elmes (i-STUTE Co-Investigator and Head of Warwick Business School Global Energy Research Network). This is what being painted into a corner feels like. After the surprise delay by Theresa May in the summer, the UK Government’s confirmation […]

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i-STUTE’s Elmes on Hinkley Point

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David Elmes (i-STUTE Co-Investigator has been widely quoted internationally on the controversial nuclear power station project and its impact on UK bill payers and the economy. Government go ahead with Hinkley Point The government’s decision this week to approve the construction of the £18 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power plant […]

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Future Thermal Energy Conference 2016

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‘Energy Drivers from now till 2030 and beyond’. Conference on 10th and 11th October at the University of Warwick. The event will look at the future relationship between business, Universities, large estates and energy. For full details and to register see the Warwick Conferences registration page.        

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i-STUTE’s David Elmes on Hinkley Point

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‘As Hinkley Point C put on ice: the UK needs to get over energy megaprojects’ argues the i-STUTE Centre’s David Elmes in The Conversation. Professor Elmes argues that a mix of smaller and larger energy supply solutions, and a focus on consumption as well as supply is needed for the […]

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Refrigeration and Regulations Workshop

The i-STUTE Centre’s SIRACH network is running a workshop in Edinburgh on 23rd August entitled ‘Refrigerants and regulations, driving or stifling innovation?’ The workshop is being held at the 12th Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids conference. Leading international experts will explore how regulations and refrigerant choice will drive innovation worldwide […]

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SIRACH gathering features four EUED Centres

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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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Sustainable Thermal Technologies slides available

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13th April saw academics, industry professionals and policymakers gather at the University of Warwick to discuss ‘Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies for the Future’. The event was a collaborative conference in partnership between the University of Warwick, the i-STUTE Centre, Innovate UK, the Heating and Hot-water Industry Council (HHIC) and the […]

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i-STUTE EPSRC prize picture features in Daily Mail

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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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Free event: Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies

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Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies for the Future, Warwick, Weds 13th April 2016 This event will be hosted by the i-STUTE centre at the University of Warwick, with keynote contributions from DECC, the Industrial and Commercial Energy Association (ICOM), the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC), British Gas, Baxi, National Grid […]

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Researchers talk technology innovation with Daikin

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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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