As the looming global environmental crisis becomes ever more apparent, the call for action is becoming louder and increasingly urgent. Not only has there been a rapid growth in the world’s population, but alongside it has been a significant increase in the consumption levels of individuals, particularly in the industrialised world. For individuals in the wealthy nations with their large carbon foot print, there is a need for a change in lifestyle, embracing sustainable day-to-day practices as well as more fundamental changes to the way we generate energy and waste. Business and community leaders need to look at [...]
Combined heat and power (CHP) is a process that captures and utilises the heat that is a by-product of the electricity generation process. It contrasts with conventional processes of generating electricity where vast amounts of heat are wasted. In today’s coal and gas fired power stations, up to two thirds of the overall energy consumed is lost, frequently witnessed as a cloud of steam rising from cooling towers. By generating heat and power simultaneously, CHP can reduce carbon emissions by up to 30% compared to the separate means of conventional generation via a boiler and power station. By [...]
HVAC is a term you are likely to come across if you are working in construction or building maintenance. But what exactly are HVAC systems and what should you know about them? This article delves into everything you need to know about HVAC systems, how they work and tips for getting the best results when installing and using them. If you need help with anything related to HVAC or building maintenance, simply get in touch with us here at Therma-Mech. We provide mechanical and electrical services on projects across the UK. What are HVAC Systems? HVAC stands for “heating, [...]
Districting heating is a centralised heating system that uses insulated pipes to distribute heat to various locations within a network. As dedicated specialists in district heating and a trusted partner to our clients and main contractors, our team here at Therma-Mech regularly provide high-quality above and below ground solutions on projects where our expertise and level of workmanship makes the difference. For information about how we can help, simply get in touch with us today. This blog highlights what district heating is and everything you need to know about this innovative type of heating. What is District Heating? [...]
The team at Therma-Mech are delighted to finally unveil our new website! We decided it was time to create a modern website that accurately represents Therma-Mech, and have been working tirelessly over the past few months to create a site that we are proud of. What’s New? Our new website contains an easy-to-use navigation structure that allows users to quickly view the wide range of services that we offer, as well as being able to easily find out about the latest news concerning Therma-Mech. We’ve also designed our website so that it is packed with high-quality photographs to [...]
The team at Therma-Mech are currently providing the district heating pipework for blocks L, N and P of a new block of flats at Colindale Gardens. An exciting and long-term project that is due to finish between 2028-2030, this development in the heart of north-west London will eventually comprise over 3,000 modern homes, cafes and other facilities for the new community to enjoy.
Therma-Mech are thrilled to have won a contract to deliver district heating at the development of Milbrook Park in London. Starting in August 2017, Therma-Mech will provide underground district heating for 2,240 new apartments, houses and offices. Due to finish in June 2018, the development will consist of over 2,000 new homes, plenty of office and industrial space, and a new piazza.