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RDC support Indian slum charity
July 12, 2016

The Renewable Design Company has been supporting a charity from the slums of Mumbai to help provide education and opportunities for the young children. The charity called the Oscar Foundatio...
Stunning meeting room heated by heat pumps
June 21, 2016

RDC have completed an installation in an office building where the architects have created a stunning meeting room in the style of a tree house. The wooden room extends out into the large...
Not fossil fuels, but real fossils that do no harm to the environment
January 22, 2016

The Jurassic Coast is getting its first dedicated fossil museum thanks to National Lottery Funding and one collector’s generosity. Over the past four decades, Steve Etches has collected ...
BBC Documentary about RDC Project in Blickling Hall
December 16, 2015

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Renewable Design Company needs a Project Manager
December 04, 2015

RDC needs a project manager to help manage some of the projects we are currently running and have planned for next year. This is a good opportunity for the right person to get into the renew...
RDC Switch on four more funded projects
November 20, 2015

RDC have completed four more ground source heat pump systems for their Funded projects. The company has raised funding to install heat pumps in large commercial buildings at no cost to the d...
Late night manifold work...
September 29, 2015

James in a happy mood after completing the manifold installation on site, 10.30pm on a Friday night.......
Stunning architectural design in Yorkshire
September 29, 2015

The Renewable Design Company were asked to provide a heating system for a modern, stylish corporate entertainment complex. The Blackburn Wing is a 2000 sq ft tree house conference and event ...
Renewable Design working with the National Trust
August 26, 2015

Renewable Design is working with the National Trust on their next high profile project at Blickling Hall in Norfolk. The project will use the lake as the heat source, and two heat pumps will...
Trenching does not have to be disruptive
August 05, 2015

Renewable Design is working with the National Trust on their next high profile project at Blickling Hall in Norfolk. The project will use the lake as the heat source, and two heat pumps will...
Heat pumps give better return than Biomass
February 11, 2015

It is official now that Heat pumps give a better return than biomass. As predicted some time ago, the RHI payments for biomass systems have been reduced again. New applications for non-domes...
Blessed are the heat makers
January 27, 2015

The designs for a heat pump system have been blessed by an Indian Guru who travelled to the UK to give his approval to the renewable system that is planned to heat a new temple. The Renewabl...
New water source project for RDC
November 20, 2014

RDC have been helping the trustees at a  magnificent stately home to find a solution to the cost of heating a historic building by using a renewable technology. The trustees approached RDC ...
Another testimonial from a customer
November 20, 2014

A recent testimonial from a project that has been completed including a successful application for payments from the domestic RHI. "We are very happy with our ASHPs and with the Renewable...
Domestic RHI launches at last
April 07, 2014

The long awaited domestic Renewable Heat Incentive is set to launch by Easter. The scheme which is set to ignite the renewable heating industry was passed by Parliament last week giving the ...
Recent testimonial from a customer
March 04, 2014

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We have recently had air source heat pumps installed by the Renewable Design Company to provide both heating and hot ...

Big boost for heat pumps from the commercial RHI
December 06, 2013

The announcement this week confirming the increase in tariffs for the non-domestic RHI means there has probably never been a better time to install a heat pump system in a commercial propert...
Latest news from DECC on the domestic RHI
July 18, 2013

We have some exciting times ahead of us.  The latest domestic RHI announcement from DECC paves the way for the domestic market to develop at a faster pace than ever before, opening up many...
Do you know a good Renewable Project Manager?
June 19, 2013

Are you self-motivated with experience in project management and enjoy responsibility? This is a great opportunity to play an important role within an expanding renewable energy business. ...
Good News for commercial heat pump installations
May 31, 2013

The government has today launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme for businesses, which as expected would result in higher levels of support f...
Renewable Heat Payments increased for householders
May 21, 2013

Payments to householders who switch to selected greener heating systems have doubled, the government announced yesterday. Vouchers available under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP...
Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) incentive doubled
May 20, 2013

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that it has increased the value of money off vouchers under the Renewable Heat Pr...

The biomass debate rages on...
May 02, 2013

The debate still rages over biomass and if it is really the solution we are looking for to reduce carbon emissions. The recent article in the Times -(see link below) gives the viewpoint of m...
New contracts for The Renewable Design Company
March 28, 2013

March has proved to be a good month for new contracts at The Renewable Design Company.

Latest projects include an open lo...

Latest news on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
March 28, 2013

News has been released this week on the planned changes to the RHI by DECC over the next 12 months. The changes will affect all aspects of the scheme which ar...

RHI update: February 2013
February 28, 2013

For those of you that don’t already know, The Renewable Heat Incentive (or RHI as it is more commonly known) is a government incentive which pays the owner ...

Government confirms non-domestic RHI improvements
February 28, 2013

A long term plan to ensure the government’s renewable heat scheme for commercial, industrial and community organisations stays within budget has been set out by DECC Go...
New government scheme could help contractors pip the competition
February 21, 2013

We are all aware of the economic headwinds that the construction sector is facing. Of all the industry sectors construction has seen the largest decline in ou...

Governments lack of action could lead to higher electricity bills
February 21, 2013

There has been a painful lack of action from the Government to do something before electricity generation in the UK hits an all time low with the closure of p...

Rising energy costs force householders to switch off heating
February 11, 2013

New research by uSwitch has revealed a crisis of affordability in Britain’s energy costs. 69% of householders have been forced to go without heating at som...

Latest update on non-domestic RHI
February 01, 2013

The latest update on the non-domestic RHI can be found here: Read more 

Oil bills soar as snow falls across UK
January 23, 2013

Across the UK snow has been falling, slowing down businesses and creating problems for householders. This happens every year and every time it does we are unp...

Non- domestic RHI latest
January 23, 2013

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has this week announced a review of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Tariffs following the recent consult...

Renewables in Country Houses and Estates
January 21, 2013

Increasingly country houses and estates are turning to ‘renewables’ to supply heating and hot water. Ever increasing fuel bills are forcing property owner...

Commercial landlords and developers and the RHI
January 21, 2013

Since the introduction of the Non-domestic Renewable Heat incentive (RHI) commercial properties are eligible for payments from the Government for every unit o...

RHI can significantly reduce a Hotel’s heating bills
January 21, 2013

Trying to reduce energy bills in a Hotel or Club is a challenge. Any business that involves members of the public staying overnight needs to keep rooms and pu...

Government releases domestic RHI consultation
September 28, 2012

The consultation on proposals for a domestic scheme sets out the government's proposals for longer term support to householders who install renewable heating ...

Historic house in central london going green
September 28, 2012

The design team have been approached by a large building contractor to act as consultants on a significant building project where it is hoped to include heat ...

Historic Fort installs heat pump system
September 21, 2012

A historic fort in Gloucestershire is installing a ground source heat pump to replace the expensive LPG system that it currently relies on. A 50kW system is b...