Free hot water scheme wins at energy sector awards

A thermodynamic hot water system scheme designed to tackle fuel poverty has won the Large Scale Project (>£250k) of the Year category at the East of England Energy Efficiency Awards 2018.


NPS Norwich is delighted to have been part of the project team which delivered the £500,000 scheme to Norwich City Council housing stock. Working with the Council, Impact Renewables and Heat Group, thermodynamic hot water systems were installed to 127 homes during the contract, resulting in tenants now receiving virtually free hot water.


The introduction of this system has also made a positive impact on the life of the boiler or heating source in the homes, as demand is removed from it and taken on by the thermodynamic hot water system.


Jay Warnes - NPS Property Investment Manager, Steven Cleveland - Building Surveying Section Leader and Michael Mingay - Senior Services Engineer attended the award ceremony held at Stansted Airport.


Jay said: “The thermodynamic hot water systems scheme has truly benefited tenants in deprived areas of Norwich and we are so proud to see it win this award.


The evening also offered a fantastic opportunity to network with others in the industry and gain a better understanding of the region’s achievements.”


The aim of the Awards is to provide public recognition for the excellent work the Energy Efficiency sector is doing in implementing measures introduced by the Government following the Energy Act 2013, and to help encourage best practice within the Energy Industry as it works to improve UK housing stock.


The scheme will now go forward to the National Awards, being held in Birmingham on 7 September.

May 14, 2018