Department of Energy and Climate Change Blog

Department of Energy and Climate Change Blog.


Eco-house for Subheat

Subheat are looking for a small building plot to build a low carbon timber framed sustainable house which will be built to a ‘tight’ budget. It is our intention to demonstrate a cost conscious ‘low carbon’ dwelling can be affordable to first time buyers using the best energy solutions including a heat pump and heat recovery ventilation. All we need is that small plot of land in North Yorkshire.

New website


I am just starting to get to grips with blogging, hopefully I can add a lot of useful content regarding energy efficiency for low carbon buildings and link it through subheat

Subheat asks – Price or Performance?

I can recall many instances over the past 10 years where I have been called out and inspected a faulty under floor heating installation, I discovered that the under floor heating systems generally have been designed­­ on the border of normal operation to, I assume, reduce the overall amount of the materials required, and thereby make the cost for the project more attractive against rival companies, but at what cost to the end user? Continue reading