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Saving gas through better heating controls

If your community building’s heating controls are a bit short on energy efficiency features, part of what we do in HeatHack is meant for you. Read about how past groups have curbed their fuel use. We give help in our online guide and have a special event in Edinburgh to get you started.

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Programme improvements

Our improved guide book now has everything in one place – great for those thinking about participating as well as those already involved.

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Scottish Episcopal Church webinar

We are holding a webinar with the Scottish Episcopal Church about their new HeatHack-based Net Zero Workshops – Wednesday, 4 October at 7 pm. If you can’t make it, just get in touch!

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Welcome to the Scottish Episcopal Church

The Scottish Episcopal Church will be running an adapted version of our programme starting in the autumn. Here’s how to sign up or find out more.

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Chance to chat about programme

Interested in the HeatHack programme? Need to know if it’s for you? You’re welcome to join Jean Carletta, who started HeatHack. Monday 31st July 2023 at 10:30am This is an online event via Google Meet. Who it is for: This brief introductory call offers a Q&A opportunity to learn more about what is involved when […]

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Radiant heating advice

Getting the right design for a radiant panel installation is crucial, and we have a few groups asking us for advice about this. We’ve asked our expert advisor and this is what he’s told us.

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Energy Efficiency Event for community venues

Thursday 29th June 2023 from 10am -12.30pm – at St Ninian’s Craigmailen Parish Church, Linlithgow. HeatHack’s energy efficiency and thermal comfort event for community venues and churches will be taking place in Linlithgow. HeatHack offer a free programme funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering to help improve energy efficiency and thermal comfort in community […]

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Spotting missing insulation

A couple of groups have asked about how to check whether they have insulation and specifically about thermal imaging. We’re happy to receive improvements to what we’ve told them.

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A common heating control problem

What if a building currently has to heat lots of rooms any time one of them is in use? It’s a common problem. We discuss the possible solutions.

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How to interpret temperature data

Some of our engineers have asked for more help to interpret their temperature data. We’ve written down some of what we look for, and offer individual help as needed.