How to improve gas boiler performance to help protect residents from gas price rises

2022-03-31T12:06:44+01:0031 March 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The price of gas is the most obvious driver of energy bills, but one driver that is often overlooked is boiler efficiency. Inefficient boilers can cost residents over £500 more per year. On paper, boilers perform at around 90-91% efficiency, but field trials repeatedly show that performance in the [...]

How to improve heat network performance to help protect residents from gas price rises

2022-02-24T10:54:52+00:0024 February 2022|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , |

Wholesale gas prices have risen sharply this winter and the impact on energy bills has been considerable. The price cap which protects customers who heat their homes using gas boilers had already risen by 12% in October, and will rise again by an unprecedented 54% from April. Despite the [...]

CPD: Capturing and interpreting heat network performance data for designers and developers

2022-01-19T09:29:51+00:0019 January 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

From January 2022, Guru Systems will be offering the following CPD Seminar: Capturing and interpreting heat network performance data for designers and developers Summary: Despite good intentions; many UK heat networks do not perform anywhere near their intended efficiency; with network oversizing contributing to the problem. Measuring and reporting on [...]

Using Guru Pinpoint to identify inefficiencies on nine existing heat networks

2022-01-09T08:03:49+00:0017 May 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Throughout 2020, heat networks consultancy FairHeat used Guru Pinpoint to analyse ten existing heat networks as part of a project for the Heat Network Optimisation Opportunities programme funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Guru Pinpoint is an online analytics platform which gives developers, operators, and [...]

Webinar: Could you be caught by the changes to the Heat Network (M&B) Regulations?

2022-01-09T08:46:44+00:0011 February 2021|Categories: Webinar|Tags: , |

On 11 February 2021, Guru Systems and Insite Energy hosted the webinar: Could you be caught by the changes to the Heat Network (M&B) Regulations? How to assess and deliver retrofit projects that reduce operational costs and debt risk Watch the recording below. Summary Following the recent changes to the [...]

Why the amendments to the Heat Network Regulations are a serious setback for customers and our planet

2021-09-16T15:26:08+01:0012 November 2020|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , |

Last Friday, with little ceremony, the government laid an amendment to the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations. The industry has been waiting for these changes for five years but when they finally arrived, it became clear that they undermine the government’s commitment to low carbon heat and the principle [...]

Video: What is a heat network?

2020-11-09T11:31:07+00:009 November 2020|Categories: Video|Tags: |

Right now, only a small percent of buildings in the UK have heat energy supplied by heat networks - but that figure is expected to rise to at least 18% by 2050. We visited the East London District Energy Scheme to explain what a heat network is, how they [...]

Webinar: Towards efficient, low carbon heat networks for social housing

2022-01-09T08:08:44+00:0021 October 2020|Categories: Webinar|Tags: , , , |

On 1 October 2020, Guru Systems, together with FairHeat and Sycous, hosted the webinar Towards efficient, low carbon heat networks for social housing. Watch the recording and download the case studies. Summary Ahead of upcoming regulation and CP1 2020, FairHeat, Guru Systems and Sycous share best practice using case [...]

Altecnic and Guru Systems intelligent heating product shortlisted for innovation awards

2022-01-09T08:04:56+00:0024 September 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Guru Systems and Altecnic are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in the ADE (Association for Decentralised Energy) Awards in the ‘Heat and Efficiency – Digital Innovation’ category, for our intelligent heating product, the Guru Integrate SATK32. The award comes shortly after we announced our partnership with Altecnic. [...]

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