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 [...]

How Guru Systems technology helps local authorities who prefer credit billing

2022-01-09T08:02:47+00:0029 November 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

There’s a general misconception that local authorities will always choose a pay-as-you-go billing system for their residents living on heat networks. In fact, many choose credit billing. Some customers prefer to pay for the heat they use at the end of month, and for local authorities, credit billing can [...]

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: Delivering intelligent network control with remote HIU configuration

2022-01-09T08:04:11+00:006 January 2021|Categories: Webinar|Tags: , , |

On 3 December 2020, Guru Systems and Altecnic hosted the webinar Delivering intelligent network control with remote HIU configuration. Watch the recording below. Summary Altecnic and Guru Systems have come together to create the Guru Integrate SATK32 - a product that combines Guru’s Hub III Core hardware and 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 [...]

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 [...]

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