How to solve the​ Low Carbon Heat Trilemma​ In Public Sector Estates

Avoid the public sector funding “lottery” and embark on a project to replace end of life boilers with low carbon heat solutions. ​

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Chris Davis
11 Jan 2022
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The Low Carbon Heat Trilemma

Adopting low carbon heat solutions such as heat pumps and heat networks presents a trilemma of competing challenges as organisations attempt to:

  • Maximise CO2 savings;​
  • Minimise capital investment costs, and required match funding;​
  • Assure the lowest possible operational energy costs;

Tackling these is a minefield when integrating low carbon heating and cooling systems into existing,  complex estates infrastructure. Getting it wrong leads to costly energy performance gaps.

Learn from the experience of others

In this webinar you’ll hear how the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) tackled the low carbon heat trilemma using advanced HVAC-system “digital twin” calculation and simulation tools to:​

  • Increase CO2 savings by an extra 23% from its recently installed (PSDS funded) heat pump installation;​
  • Slash gas consumption by an additional 519,000kWh (£36,0000) per year;​
  • Provide robust, science-based technical evidence to support its PSDS3c application; ​
  • Minimise the capital investment required for this next phase of their system expansion;

Join the webinar and learn how to:          

Solve the low carbon heat trilemma and avoid costly energy performance gaps, using an evidence-based approach based on hvac-system digital twin modelling;​

  • What the RNCM learned from adopting this alternative approach to optimise their recently installed heat pump system and enhance their subsequent PSDS3c application;​
  • Uncover and rectify performance gaps in existing PSDS heat pumps installations;​
  • Leverage LCSF to incorporate hvac-system digital twin modelling to develop robust, science-based technical evidence and ensure the best possible PSDS phase 4 application;​
  • Access an alternative funding stream available to prepare robust, science-based technical evidence for future capital funding schemes (including PSDS4);​
  • Increase your chances of funding application success with compliant and value-added services from Hysopt and Twelvetrees Consulting;​

Who should attend:

Estates, energy, sustainability, carbon and capital projects professionals​

  • NHS and Health Boards​
  • Universities and Colleges​
  • Local authorities and central Government departments​
  • Specialist supply chains supporting the above with decarbonisation and net zero​
  • Potential applicants for Low Carbon Skills Fund (phase 5) and Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (phase 4).

  • Chris Davis – Head of Solutions Sales, Hysopt​
  • Dr John Hindley – Director, Twelvetrees Consulting​
  • Dominic Wood – Head of Environment and Facilities, RNCM

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