District heating offers a simple solution for the source of low-carbon heat to residential and commercial buildings across the UK and in recent years have become a more popular and attractive renewable energy solution. But what is it and what are the benefits!? Read our latest blog and find out!

What is District Heating?

District heating is an energy distribution system of insulated pipes that delivers heat and hot water, connected to the network of residential and commercial units from large central locations through underground infrastructure. The water is then restored to the plant so it can be heated and returned repeatedly. 

What are the benefits?

It is environmentally friendly and provides many economical benefits. It also offers a sustainable alternative to heat, making this an energy source that surpasses the performance of others. Some of the benefits include:

  • Carbon reductions
  • High efficiency
  • Renewable energy
  • Reliability
  • Safety and control
  • Space saving
  • Lower maintenance bills
  • Improved air quality
  • Improved building energy ratings
  • Constant supply of hot water
  • Competitive heating costs