Ep19 Supporting Social Housing For Net Zero

Decarbonising social housing with Ecodan.
In this episode, Ecodan’s Russell Dean is in conversation with Architect and Ecodan Ambassador George Clarke, and James Mealing, ex-Director at Blueflame. James discusses his 15 years of experience with renewable energy and installing air source heat pumps for social housing developments. James highlights getting the fundamentals right for a successful social housing heat pump project. The group discusses running costs compared with oil and gas boilers, the funding streams available to UK housing associations and what a long-term approach towards healthier homes will mean for tenant wellbeing.

This episode was recorded on the 6th of September 2022.

1:00 / James Mealing
4:07 / How heat pump technology has improved
8:00 / User-friendly controls
9:37 / The perfect Ecodan set-up
10:35 / Getting it right for social housing 
13:28 / Social housing providers adopting green technology
16:35 / ASHP runnings costs compared with oil and gas 
18:24 / Village hall visits for ASHP education
23:40 / Funding streams for social housing
37:13 / Mitsubishi Electric Ecodan
37:39 / Advise for housing associations 
41:15 / 24/7 homeowner helpline
43:50 / Using AI to future monitor
45:50 / Heat as a service
59:30 / Healthy homes for tenants


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