As a global company founded on a vision of daylight, fresh air and quality of life, it has always been a fundamental principle within the VELUX Group that we aim to be a good corporate ‘citizen’, conducting our self responsibly towards the public domain, the environment and our employees.
We support architecture that promotes natural day light and ventilation; incorporates design solutions that ‘future-proof’ the buildings use, and that makes every effort to reduce energy consumption.
A natural evolution for VELUX is the introduction of renewable technology, and 2007 saw the launch of its’ WRAS approved Solar Hot Water Systems for the new housing sector.
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Ecodan is an advanced low carbon heating and hot water system for your home which will supply heating and hot water cheaper than a conventional boiler system. You could save a third off your energy bills by using Ecodan, as well as reducing your home’s carbon emissions by up to 50%.
Ecodan technology is tried and tested. It has been widely used in other European countries for decades. Ecodan can be installed in your home in one or two days by our expert installers, who will give you all the advice you need about the system.
How does Ecodan work?
Ecodan is an air to water heat pump, and the technology inside it is very similar to a domestic fridge. It basically transfers heat from one place to another - the back of your fridge is warm because it is removing heat from inside the storage space to the room. A heat pump removes warmth from the air outside and transfers it inside the home to heat radiators or water.
Ecodan represents a new era in the provision of heating and hot water for
homes, and it is brought to you by Mitsubishi Electric, one of the world’s
leading experts in creating comfortable living environments.
Ecodan is simply one of the most advanced, efficient heating systems available today.
Knauf Insulation is a leading insulation company, representing one of the most progressive and respected names in European building products.
Part of the Knauf Group, we are the UK’s leading manufacturer of insulation products, and the only producer of four types of insulation: glass and rock mineral wool, extruded polystyrene (XPS) and extruded polyethylene (XPE) in the UK under the brand names; Crown®, Rocksilk® and Polyfoam®.
Glass Mineral Wool
The world’s most popular and widely used energy saving
and acoustic insulation. It’s highly sustainable and
contains a high recycled content.
Rock Mineral Wool
Made from volcanic rock, rock mineral wool has excellent fire, thermal and acoustic properties, and is also ideal for specialist fire protection.
Extruded Polystyrene (XPS)
Made from polystyrene beads that can be extruded into rigid
foam boards, this type of insulation is ideal where high compressive
strength is required.
Extruded Polyethylene (XPE)
Made from polyethylene pellets and other ingredients it
is a closed cell extruded polyethylene foam which is lightweight
and flexible, available in roll foam.
The company’s knowledge and experience allows us to create the industry’s widest range of products for thermal, acoustic and fire protection insulation. This means we can offer genuinely impartial advice, giving you confidence you’ve been recommended the best possible insulation system for any type of project.
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