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1.2 Why should we use them?
1.3 Drivers for using low and zero carbon technologies in housing
2.Low energy design
2.1 Insulation
2.4 Heating systems
2.5 Flue gas heat recovery systems
3.Typical household energy consumption
4.Solar photovoltaic (electricity)
4.1 The solar resource
4.2 Basic principles
4.3 Types of photovoltaic cell
4.4 A typical solar PV system
5.Solar thermal (hot water)
5.1 Basic principles
5.2 Types of solar thermal collector
5.3 Heat transfer medium
5.4 Circulation and control system
5.5 A typical solar thermal hot water system
6.Wind
6.2 Basic principles
6.3 Large and small-scale turbines
6.4 A typical wind turbine system
7.Micro-hydro
7.2 Basic principles
7.3 A typical micro-hydro scheme
8.Biomass
8.2 Types of fuel
8.3 Basic principles
8.4 Types of system
8.5 Liquid biofuels
8.6 A typical biomass system
9.Heat pumps
9.1 Ground source
9.2 Heat pump and distribution system
9.4 Air source
9.5A typical ground source heat pump system
10.Community heating and combined heat and power
10.1Community heating
10.2Biomass-fired boilers
10.3Combined heat and power
10.4A typical community CHP system
11.Micro-CHP
11.1A typical micro-CHP system
12.Standalone and grid-connected systems
12.1Standalone
12.2Grid-connected
13.Suitability: urban and rural environments
13.1Solar thermal and PV
13.2Wind
13.5Ground source heat pumps
13.6Air source heat pumps
13.7Community heating and CHP
13.8Micro-CHP
14.Capital and maintenance costs
14.1Individual dwellings
14.2Community scale
15.Sources of grant funding
15.1Feed-in tariff and renewable heat incentive
15.2Bio-energy Capital Grants scheme
15.3Scottish Biomass Heat Scheme
15.4Community Sustainable Energy Programme
15.5Scottish Community and Householder Renewables Initiative
15.6Renewable Obligation Certificates
15.7Reduced rate of VAT
15.8Energy Saving Trust database
16.Developing a renewable energy strategy
Appendix A - Further information
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CE317_Domestic Low & Zero Carbon Technologies 2010

CE317_Domestic Low & Zero Carbon Technologies 2010

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