Energy centres for Heating & Cooling are a standard requirement for any large development.
Choosing the correct strategy to suit both the project requirements and the energy strategy commitments is key design element.
From the list below we can see that there are various systems and strategies available to heat and cool a development, each with its own unique positive and negative impacts.
In the UK particularly the Electrical Grid has recently become decarbonised with the introduction of renewables (Electricity is cleaner on the grid). This pushes heating & cooling generation systems to be electrically driven rather than gas.