FairHeat celebrated its 5th anniversary in January by bringing leaders in the heat network sector together to debate the key issues affecting the decarbonisation of heat.

The event, which was attended by over 130 people in the industry, aimed to share expertise and best practice in how to deliver high performing heat networks that meet the sector’s aim of achieving low cost, low carbon heat for residents.

Presentations from the event are available below:

  • Gareth Jones, MD, FairHeat – Introduction
  • Mike Ridge, Principal Engineer, FairHeat – Energy Strategy Approach
  • Tom Naughton, Associate, FairHeat – Individual vs Centralised Heat Pumps
  • Freddie Valletta and Ellen Hassett, FairHeat – The acceptance testing process
  • Gareth Jones and Mike Ridge, FairHeat – A collaborative framework for reducing delivery risk
  • Paul Alcock, M&E Manager, Ballymore – Acceptance Testing, a contractor’s perspective
  • Mark Moore, Head of Heat and Hot Water, The Guinness Partnership – Low Temperature Heat Networks – The Guinness Partnership approach
  • Paul Jones, Director Ramboll – The view from the other side – A design consultant’s perspective on the peer review process
  • Chris Davidson, Director Genius Energy Lab – Reducing risk through Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Phil Jones, Energy Consultant, Building Energy Solutions – 4th Generation and 5th Generation Heat Networks
  • Casey Cole, MD Guru Systems, and Camille Gillet, R&D Product Owner – Measurement and Verification – launch of Guru Verify