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Community heating and combined heat and power (NF13)

Overview

The introduction of the Code for Sustainable Homes and future energy efficiency targets means that low carbon solutions, such as community heating, will increasingly need to be considered.

Summary of content

This NHBC Foundation guide provides an introduction to community heating and combined heat and power systems and highlights where they may most effectively be used. The main focus is on new housing developments but the guide also considers how the systems could serve existing communities and mixed-use developments.