Posts From 2011

Electricity Savings at the International Sports Village 

The Energy team hence identified the following areas of energy wastage: With respect to the pool, due to the fact that one pump was insufficient and two pumps provided too high a flow rate, the pool circulation pumps were throttled back... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  09/10/2011
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Energy Efficiency Building 

From the outset, it was decided, by the design team, that renewable and sustainable technologies would be included in the build. The outcomes of this project included: 22kW ground source heat pumps. Solar photovoltaic panels for hot... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/10/2011
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Zero Carbon Communities 

Project highlights include: The installation of 13 solar photovoltaic systems on community buildings for the generation and showcasing of renewable energy. These solar systems were installed between December 2010 and February 2011 at no... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/10/2011
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Energy Savings through Boilers and Control 

The installation consisted of the replacement of existing obsolete conventional gas fired heating / hot water and associated local Steafa control system with: 4 MHS Ultramax PB100 Gas Fired Condensing Boilers 2 Andrews EC380/980 Hot... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/10/2011
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Upgrading Energy Rating 

DEC ratings are based on actual energy usage of a building. It uses a scale from A to G for energy efficiency, with A being the most efficient and G the least. When developing a new extension to the school, the Council took various measures... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/10/2011
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Saving through Tumble Dryer Replacements 

The electric tumble dryers were relatively basic, with a temperature setting control and timer. However, it was observed that it was normal practice to set both the temperature and the timer to their maximum capacity and the dryer left to complete a ... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/10/2011
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Promoting Independent Living and Wellbeing 

A qualitative study of organisations leading integrated approaches (and working practices) to service delivery, with the goal of helping people live independent and well lives. The study aimed to promote greater independence and wellbeing for people ... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  28/09/2011
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Improving the life chances of families 

A study of the different ‘team around the family’ approaches in Wales. ‘Team around the Family’ approaches are increasingly being developed in Wales and beyond to respond to families with complex and interrelated needs.
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  28/09/2011
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