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An interesting heating control story

Here’s an existing heating control problem in a set of halls – one thing our engineers help communities think about during our programme.

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An electricity puzzle

One of our venues has very high electricity use at night, and we’re wondering why.

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Not-in-time heating

Not-in-time heating is a very common pattern in community buildings. We describe some common reasons for it.

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Maximum temperatures

Here’s an interesting fact – between 1980 and 2013, it was illegal in the UK to heat public spaces to above 19C unless there was a specific reason. We’re currently looking at why one of our monitors often sees 30C.

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Plotting in Excel

Here’s how to plot our thermal monitor data in Excel.

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The site survey

We’re currently working on writing up the materials that groups will use during their sessions. Each week, there are some concepts to think about and some kind of practical activity. Some of the activities have the groups conduct a simplified site survey that will help them understand their heating systems and understand what professionals need […]