Tag Archive for 'ground source heat pump'

Zero net energy residential home unveiled as test laboratory

September 18th, 2012 by US National Institute of Standards and Technology

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has unveiled a laboratory designed to demonstrate that a typical-looking US suburban home for a family of four can generate as much energy as it uses in a year. Following an initial year-long experiment, the facility will be used to improve test methods for […]

E-Si micro-renewable energy exhibition and seminar at the OGH Hotel, St Peter Port on 11 November 2010

October 18th, 2010 by Events

On 11 November 2010 E-Si Limited is hosting a micro-renewable energy exhibition and seminar at the OGH Hotel in St Peter Port, Guernsey.  The exhibition begins at 4 pm and the seminar begins at 8 pm. Andrew Hillier and Andrew Sheldon of Ice Energy UK will be attending as well as Alan Bates, MD of […]

E-Si Ltd. launches campaign ‘What’s the payback?’

October 1st, 2010 by Paul Fletcher

E-Si Ltd. has launched a competition to find out if the Island of Guernsey, and the public of the world knows what the true payback for renewable energy technology is. 3000 postcards have been sent out and there is a three part answer to the question.  Postcards can be downloaded from the E-Si Ltd. website. […]

The Energy Savings Trust has produced a comprehensive report on heat pumps

September 8th, 2010 by Gavin Lanoe

On 8 September 2010 the Energy Saving Trust published a comprehensive report on the efficiency of heat pumps.  The report “Getting Warmer: a field trial of heat pumps” examined 54 ground source pumps and 29 air source pumps over a 12-month period. The report finds that homes that benefit most from heat pumps are those […]

“When you have wind and sun you don’t need oil” – an energy saving housing project in the Netherlands

August 30th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Iguana Project, which is a development of nine energy efficient homes, lies on the outskirts of the pretty harbour town of Stavoren, which sits on the eastern bank of the Ijsselmeer in the Dutch province of Friesland. Hendrik Gommer and Elsa Visser who devised the project in 1997 called it the Iguana Project because […]

If you are thinking about installing a ground source heat pump consider ….

June 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

“The Tranquility Houses For living on Just One Planet” website has published a white paper “Are Ground Source Heat Pumps An Answer?

E-SI installs Guernsey’s first modulating ground source heat pump in March 2010

March 21st, 2010 by Paul Fletcher

E-SI installed the first modulating ground source heat pump in Guernsey in March 2010.  One has been installed previously in Jersey. E-SI uses Mitsubishi heating equipment, which is extremely energy efficient. A modulating ground source heat pump alters the output power to speed up or slow down according to how much heat is required in […]